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To Philadelphia, From Amsterdam, Via Dallas

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A Dutch-born conductor, who walked away from a pre-eminent position in his homeland to find success abroad, conducts in Philadelphia this week. WRTI’s Jim Cotter says the former instrumentalist made the move against the advice of his compatriots but with the encouragement of a classical-music legend. Information about the concert here.

Jaap Van Sweden; The Man and the Music (Part 1)

http://youtu.be/O51_AYP5RBE

Jaap Van Sweden; The Man and the Music (Part 2)

http://youtu.be/pH_osdYZkv4