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Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central
Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

Violinst Itzhak Perlman took a break from his performance schedule this week to put in a guest appearance on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." The episode aired Wednesday night and featured the famed violinist performing Fritz Kreisler's "Spanish Dance" from "La vida breve." At the start of the show, Colbert jokingly warned against using the word "fingering." His conversation with Perlman was relaxed and casual, with a reference to the violinist's upcoming appearance at the opening gala of the New York Philharmonic on Sept. 27. (Colbert himself appeared with the orchestra in a performance of Sondheim's "Company"...

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