David Garrett Unlimited – Live
David Garrett is a violin virtuoso in need of no introduction. His fiery playing and magnetic showmanship have captured the hearts and minds of millions across the globe. “David Garrett. Unlimited – Live” at the historic Baths of Caracalla in Rome matches his enormous talent with a similarly majestic background. Together, the brilliant musician and the ancient Roman ruins create a magical performance that celebrates classical masterpieces and pop tunes with an unmistakable rock star touch. In Garrett’s magical hands, the violin feels equally at home when it plays Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’ or Queen’s ‘The Show Must Go On’. These and other titles from across the centuries turn the concert at Rome’s Terme di Caracalla into an unforgettable experience.
What makes every show by David Garrett unlimited is the scope of his musical programme. The German-born star violinist feels at ease taking on Paganini’s devilish ‘Caprice’ as well as Coldplay’s anthemic ‘Viva La Vida’. Every night is a little bit different and full of its own special wonder. What never changes are Garrett’s enthusiasm and drive to push the boundaries of various genres and the capabilities of his Stradivarius. The result is an explosive mixture of classical and modern sounds that will electrify the atmosphere at the ancient Baths of Caracalla. In the same way Jimi Hendrix revolutionised electric guitar playing, so does David Garrett cross musical borders. As if to acknowledge the parallel, the brilliant violinist often performs a cover version of the iconic Hendrix ballad ‘Little Wing’, which he fills with free flowing, soaring improvisations. Among the many well-known old favourites, keep your ears open for Garrett’s own compositions – they surely measure up!
“David Garrett Unlimited – Live” at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome is a true journey through time and space. The unique ambience, the rich and versatile programme, and the skilled performer’s otherworldly musical ability promise you an evening unlike any other.