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Joshua Roman: TV star?

Seattle Symphony’s former principal cellist takes to the tube. And vice versa.

By Steve Wiecking October 12, 2009

I’ve written a few times about Joshua Roman, the talented and ambitious young cellist who used to play for the Seattle Symphony and who still programs TownMusic at Town Hall. But I’m always happen to mention him again because, even though I know he’s from Oklahoma, he still feels like a hometown kid who may likely capture the nation’s attention—city by city, if necessary.

Proof? He seems to have charmed Chicago. Here he is on a recent visit to the Windy City’s ABC 7

…and playing Bach’s Prelude Suite No. 1 in G Major on Chicago Tonight:

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