Violinist Hilary Hahn joins the National Symphony Orchestra this weekend for Paganini's 1st Violin Concerto. Music Director Leonard Slatkin conducts the program which also includes Del Tredici's Final Alice and the Overture to Verdi's vespri siciliani. Weekday morning host David Ginder spoke with Ms. Hahn about her violin, the fun of playing "chamber music" with an orchestra, and Paganini, the tunesmith as well as virtuoso wild man.
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