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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Marsalis and Benedetti

Nicola Benedetti and The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Cristian Măcelaru performing Wynton Marsalis's Violin Concerto in D at Kimmel Center, Philadelphia. Photo: Luigi Beverelli

Violinist Nicola Benedetti says that when composer Wynton Marsalis wrote her a new piece, he wasn't worried about anybody's expectations but his own. Benedetti told us "It is very genuinely and definitively HIM." On today's show, Nicola Benedetti plays the new Violin Concerto in D by Wynton Marsalis.

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