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Joshua Bell plays Lincoln's 'Lied Center' / Q&A WITH Daily Nebraskan

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Grammy Award winner Joshua Bell for the first time recorded the masterpieces of J.S. Bach with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields(Sony Classical).  In his third season now as their music director, Bell performs Bach's sublime Violin Concertos No. 1 and No. 2, along with a never-done-before 'violin and orchestra' arrangement of the famous Chaconne from the Partita No. 2 (adapted from Mendelssohn's piano accompaniment), the Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita No. 3 for solo violin (using Schumann's accompaniment), and the universally beloved 'Air on the G string'.

One of the most acclaimed classical musicians of today - renowned for his expressive, elegant, intelligent playing and his deep commitment to bringing the classical tradition to wider audiences, Bell will play at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on March 13. 

He shared his career milestones and personal thoughts of modern-day classical music with the Daily Nebraskan. READ THE FULL INTERVIEW