Grammy award-winning artist Joshua Bell joins the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

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HONOLULU (HI Now) - With a career spanning almost four decades, Grammy Award-winning Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated and recognized artists of this area. You might know him from the film The Red Violin or from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post story, centered on Bell performing incognito in a Washington, D.C. metro station, sparked an ongoing conversation regarding artistic reception and context.

Music Director JoAnn Falletta leads the program, which includes Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, Barber’s Violin Concerto, Copland’s Appalachian Spring, and Gershwin’s An American in Paris. Also featured on the program is “Voice and the Violin” collaborator Larisa Martínez.

For the last three years, Ms. Martínez has toured with tenor Andrea Bocelli, debuting at Madison Square Garden, Hollywood Bowl and throughout North America, South America, and Europe. She also has a long history of collaborations with violinist Joshua Bell, her husband, including two PBS specials and an upcoming “Voice and the Violin” concert tour.

The concert is nearly sold out and only a few seats remain!

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