Live From Lincoln Center

Bump in the Road

Clip: Season 37 Episode 2 | 1m 15s

Sharing an intimate moment with the PBS audience, violinist Itzhak Perlman describes how he, with encouragement from his parents, overcame polio to become one of the world's most celebrated virtuosos. He performs with the New York Philharmonic at its 171st season Opening Gala on September 27. (Check local listings.)

Aired: 09/26/12

Rating: TV-G

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