Film

Vicious Virtuoso

When: Fri., May 29 2015

Famous violionist David Garret stars as Niccolò Paganini in The Devil’s Violinist, a movie about fame, fortune and love. Paganini, a famous and talented Italian composer and violinist in the late 19th century, struggles with being his own person and living his own life amidst his manager’s (Jared Harris) scandals and affairs. He falls in love with a young singer, and more trouble brews from there. A fantastic piece from director Bernard Rose, it outlines the hardships of being a famous musician in the 1800s. It screens at Morley Lecture Hall at the Cleveland Museum of Art tonight at 6:45, and at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $9. (Wintucky)

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