Joshua Bell in The Man with the Violin
National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert
Imagine a subway station. A man in plain clothes takes out his violin and begins to play beautiful music. Hundreds of people rush by in a hurry to get to school or work. Do you think anyone stops to listen? This world premiere concert shares the story of when world-renowned violinist Joshua Bell played anonymously in a D.C. subway station.
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This performance is connected to the following Common Core Standards:
English Language Arts—Speaking and Listening (SL.2), Language (L.3)