Itzhak Perlman On ‘Schindler’s List’ And Competing with Eric Clapton At The Grammys

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Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman performs Thursday in Denver with the Colorado Symphony. The legendary violinist, whose accolades include a National Medal of Arts and a Presidential Medal of Freedom, will perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto at Boettcher Concert Hall.

CPR Classical program director Monika Vischer spoke with Perlman about a special anniversary, the role of music today and a Grammy nomination that surprised him, even though he's won 15 awards to date.