Classical Classroom

Classical Classroom, Episode 184: Working Hard with Hilary Hahn

How much practice does it take to be the best around?

Hilary Hahn. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Violinist Hilary Hahn has achieved more at just 39 years old than most of us will in a couple of lifetimes: multiple Grammy awards, 1594 concerts (so far), 20+ albums, 2 episodes of the Classical Classroom podcast, 2 kids, and a talking violin case. In this episode, Hahn talks about how much practice it actually takes to be her, her #100daysofpractice challenge on Instagram, and about how much work went in to her latest album,Hilary Hahn Plays Bach: Sonatas 1 and 2 Partita 1.

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Bit that goes in description after YouTube playlist: Special Thanks to Todd Reynolds for his music, Taskforce: Farmlab from Outerbourough.

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