Performance Today

with host Fred Child

From Paper Clips to Perfection

Mariss Jansons got his conducting start early in life. We'll hear the story of how he graduated from conducting paper clips and erasers, to leading the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, once voted the top orchestra in the world. Today, they team up for Maurice Ravel's ravishing Suite No. 2 from the ballet "Daphnis and Chloe."