The kid fiddler who outfaced Joshua Bell

The kid fiddler who outfaced Joshua Bell


norman lebrecht

September 03, 2014

Just watch.

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  • Another Anonymous says:

    Norman, I am suprised your site still uses “old” flash as video player that no one can watch on mobile devices, when html5 is widely available? Who is your web guy? Try keep up with the technology, grandpa. 😉

  • Claudio Pereira says:

    Joshua´s Stradivarius is +300 years old and still plays very good. I enjoyed the video in my desktop, using vintage Windows XP. So, please, dear Norman, keep the good content, that’s what really matter.

  • Zenaida says:

    The aplomb of the kid is amazing – does not miss a beat when his idol walks on stage, keeps right on playing!

  • Alexandra Ivanoff says:

    Very cool how Joshua pumped up the tempo a bit to pull the kid into another energy level. Also got a kick out of Kathy’s response to his choice of the Lalo: “Oh, yes I was hoping you’d play that!”

  • ruben greenberg says:

    The child doesn’t prance about like Joshua Bell does; it’s just as well. What talent!