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Rudolf Serkin
Christian Tetzlaff and Leif Ove Andsnes are bonded as musicians and friends

If record labels received awards for foresight, one would surely go to Virgin Classics, which in the early '90s thought to pair a young German fiddler with an even younger Norwegian pianist. The musicians -- Christian Tetzlaff and Leif Ove Andsnes -- were not unknowns, but neither were they the internationally revered artists they have become. In many instances, such a partnership would have dissolved after the pair achieved fame as soloists, their calendars increasingly filled with plum engagements and enticing new collaborations. But against the odds, Tetzlaff and Andsnes have continued performing together. This season, they will tour to just six cities, all in North America,...