"Il Cannone" violin traveling to Columbus, will be part of Columbus Symphony performance

Apr 04, 2019 1537

Considered to be the most famous violin in the world by many, Niccolo Paganini's "Il Cannone" violin will be in Columbus for the first time in its history, from May 11-19. The violin will be at the Columbus Museum of Art during those days, and will part of a public performance by the Columbus Symphony on Wednesday, May 15th at the historic Ohio Theatre.

Built in 1743 by Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri, "Il Cannone" was used by Niccolo Paganini, who was one of the most celebrated musicians of all time. According to legend, the famous violin was initially loaned to Paganini by a wealthy businessman who insisted he keep it after hearing Paganini perform.

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SOURCE: https://abc6onyourside.com

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