Who gets to play Paganini in the big-budget biopic?

February 14, 2012 by Norman Lebrecht


Yep, it’s him.

Read all about it in Variety.


Comments (6)

  1. Bill Ecker says:

    Actually the one guy in the entertainment business who actually looks like Paganini is Russell Brand….perhaps they did not want a Cockney fiddler…..

    1. Now, there’s a thought….

  2. Doug says:

    “Superstar violinist David Garrett…”


    My God, what nonsense we’re willing to say just to fill our pockets with gold.

  3. I did a fairly thorough post on David Garrett not too long ago. Here’s the post:

    Go read it, but I will say that I found him, as a musician, somewhat wanting…

  4. Ziggy says:

    Who’s David Garrett? I’ve never heard of him….

  5. Ljubisa says:

    They can make any choice for “looking like Paganini”, but my God, hope he will NOT PLAY his music….it would be shame…too much money for nothing…

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