Grammy-nominated cellist Sol Gabetta joined the National Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Leonard Slatkin June 26, 2008 for her American debut, performing Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 2. Ms. Gabetta returned to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on June 28 for the NSO's "Salute to Slatkin", where she and cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed Slatkin's composition, "Dialogue for Two Cellos and Orchestra." Prior to the concerts, Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton invited the 27-year-old cellist to talk about her career.
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