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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Link: Eschenbach and NSO offer a lot of heart, and some crackling Beethoven

In my review of the NSO concert last night (Christoph Eschenbach leads National Symphony Orchestra in emotional program) I touch on what you might call the line between art and artifice: the idea that presenting actual emotion in performance is not always as moving as figuring out how to communicate that emotion to an audience. What are your thoughts?

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