Pearls Before Breakfast
Can one of the nation’s great musicians, Joshua Bell, cut through the fog of a D.C. rush hour?
It was captured by hidden cameras and microphones. You can see it and hear it on the Washington Post site.
No one knew it, but the fiddler standing against a bare wall outside the Metro in an indoor arcade at the top of the escalators was one of the finest classical musicians in the world, playing some of the most elegant music ever written on one of the most valuable violins ever made.
And the article’s author responds here to readers responses, where over one hundred said the article made them cry!