Itzhak Perlman teaches child with leukaemia

Itzhak Perlman teaches child with leukaemia


norman lebrecht

November 18, 2017

From the Korea Herald:

A child violinist battling leukemia had the chance of a lifetime when his musical hero Itzhak Perlman gave him a special one-on-one master class.

Cha Hee-su, 8, was greeted at the waiting room where Perlman was resting after his concert at Seoul Arts Center on Sunday.

Cha played “Humoresque,” a piece he had been practicing 20 minutes a day the last three days, which require great effort given his weak physical conditions. Perlman carefully listened to him playing and offered advice on his posture and playing style.


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  • Britcellist says:

    He knows what it’s like to be an ill child.