After 31 seasons with the National Symphony Orchestra, associate concertmaster Elisabeth Adkins is moving to Texas Christian University, home of the Van Cliburn Competition, to head up their violin program. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Elisabeth and her husband, pianist Edward Newman, about their music-making lives here in the DC area, and about their farewell recital at Washington Conservatory of Music, broadcast Monday night, July 21st at 9:00 pm on Front Row Washington.
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