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Joshua Bell in Kansas City speaks with 'The Pitch'

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Master violinist Joshua Bell may best be known for his solo arrangement in the film 'The Red Violin' or his Wash DC subway experiment a few years ago. Mr. Bell who has his own Red Violin, a 300-year-old $4 million Stradivarius, may be tired of these references, but in the age of Lorde and 2 Chainz, it's quite a feat to command any widespread attention in popular culture as a touring classical musician. The Pitch sat down with him at a recent Kansas City / Kauffman Center date with Michael Stern leading the Symphony in Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole and Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra.

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