Back in 2007, pedestrians hurried by without realizing that the busker playing at the entrance to a Washington, D.C., Metro stop was none other than the Grammy-winning Joshua Bell. Today, Bell set up at the entrance of Union Station, but…
By Victoria Fleischer, Anne Azzi Davenport
By PBS NewsHour
By Connie Kargbo
Brooklyn violinmaker Samuel Zygmuntowicz has been crafting stringed instruments for about 30 years, and is increasingly using modern tools like computerized tomography and 3D laser vibration scans to perfect his instruments.
Marin Alsop was recently appointed to conduct the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as the first woman head of a major American orchaestra, as traditionally defined by budget size and other factors. Jeffrey Brown profiles Alsop's work in music.
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