Thursday, November 5, 2009

Classical music has its day

"President Obama Wednesday thanked artists for sharing their passion. He was speaking, of course, about classical music, before the evening concert in the East Room that concluded the White House's day of classical music. "Of course," because passion appears to be classical music's distinguishing trait these days: It was certainly what all four performers -- guitar player Sharon Isbin, pianist Awadagin Pratt, cellist Alisa Weilerstein and violinist Joshua Bell -- were straining to bring out."

For the full story, please see the Washington Post.

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