September 23, 2017

White House Concert

Michelle Obama hosts a fantastic hour long concert at the White House featuring top artists playing for and with students. Not only are the professionals glorious, but the young musicians who perform with them are outstanding.
Sharon Isbin on guitar, Awadagin Pratt on piano, Alisa Weilerstein on cello, Joshua Bell on violin plus various students.

There are several other clips of these musicians at the White House. Here is a trio with
Pratt, Bell and Weilerstein playing Mendelssohn’s

And Bell and Isbin playing Niccolo Paganini’s Cantabilie on Nov. 4, 2009:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/joshua-bell-and-sharon-isbin-perform-white-house-7-8?page=10&v=accessibility&category=8

Comments

  1. Reed Badgley says:

    Hi, Elizabeth. This is a terrific addition to your website. You should be at the White House with your talent. I am looking forward to your return at the Breakers. Has not been scheduled yet, but will be! Best, Reed

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