Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Shares Music with Russian Refugee

Rachel Barton Pine is an internationally acclaimed violinist from the Chicago area. And she is now taking up an international cause here in Chicago.

She joins us performance and conversation with special guest, Russian violinist Artem Kolesov. 

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Video: Artem shares his story

Video: Rachel Barton Pine makes her Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut in 1985 at age 10. 

Video: Rachel Barton Pine and Artem Kolesov perform “Concerto in D Minor” by Johann Sebastian Bach.


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