Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman shares spotlight with skilled pianist

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Posted: Sunday, May 4, 2014 12:00 am

Yes, he makes the most difficult violin solos seem easy. But Itzhak Perlman just might be more impressive for the way he handles his fame.

Perlman, 68, repeatedly upheld his reputation as a classical-music superstar Saturday night for a near-capacity Holland Performing Arts Center audience. But by choosing three violin-piano duo sonatas rather than accompanied solos for the evening's major works, he also identified himself as a virtuoso who feels little need to monopolize the musical spotlight.

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