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JAN 31, 2015 - Washington Times

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Despite success, no place like home for Cape-born violinist

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Liesl Schoenberger Doty started playing the violin at age 2 and quickly established a reputation as Cape Girardeau's musical wunderkind. She's now an artist in a Grammy-nominated Boston orchestra, but still relishes her Midwestern roots. Schoenberger told the Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/1zGqifp ) that Cape Girardeau's ...

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JAN 30, 2015 - Huffington Post

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A World Without Tolerance

Coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau and seven decades after the end of the Second World War, I was humbled to take part in this year's United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the United Nations headquarters' General Assembly Hall, New York City, with two violin performances of my original compositions dedicated to Holocaust remembrance. During ...

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JAN 30, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Cello on His Back, Dane Johansen Treks Across Spain, Performing Bach Along the Way

Last summer, cellist Dane Johansen hiked 580 miles across the northern rim of Spain. His plan was to record the Bach Cello Suites in the churches that line the ancient pilgrimage route known as the Camino de Santiago and turn the experience into a documentary. "I figured if anyone happened to show up in the churches while I was playing, ...

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JAN 29, 2015 - Los Angeles Times

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'The Devil's Violinist' a seductive take on Paganini as rock star

A century before bluesman Robert Johnson's mythical confrontation at a Mississippi crossroads, another prodigious musical talent was believed to have struck a deal with the devil: Niccolo Paganini, 19th century violin virtuoso, international luminary and, according to writer-director Bernard...

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JAN 29, 2015 - Seattle Times

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‘The Devil’s Violinist’: Bad-boy portrayal is sometimes off-key

A movie review of “The Devil’s Violinist”: Bernard Rose, maker of the Beethoven biography “Immortal Beloved,” wrote and directed an even steamier take on violinist Niccolò Paganini, starring present-day violin virtuoso David Garrett. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.

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