MICHAEL ROGATCHI’S ARTWORK ON PAGANINI EXHIBITED AT THE SIBELIUS ACADEMY IN HELSINKI

Michael Rogatchi’s well-known Paganini Dream artwork is a part of a special concert at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland

On November 3, 2020, violinist class of well-known soloist and teacher, prof. P√§ivyt Meller of Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland gave a special concert with all ten students performing all 24 Caprices by Niccolo Paganini. In this class, there are students from many countries, with several of them have been already winning several top international prizes and awards. Michael Rogatchi’s well-known Paganini Dream artwork has become a visit card of that special concert. It has been chosen as the concert’s poster, its invitation, and was present during the very special recital in Helsinki, to the joy of all present there, both the soloists, their teacher, and the audience.

Young but very promising violinist talent Adrian Ibanez-Resjan who owns Michael’s work ( he was presented it by the artist at the Rogatchi Foundation Humanist of the Year Award 2019 event in Turku, Finland in February 2020) recently won the right to play on the rare Stradivarius instrument from the collection of the Sibelius Academy. On the photo, Adrian is with his Stradivarius and Michael’s work:

The work in closer detail can be seen here:

Michael Rogatchi (C). Paganini Dream I. Indian ink, oil pastel on hand-made Italian cotton paper. 50 x 35 cm. 2020. Adrian Ibanez-Resjan collection, Finland.