Violinist

She Was Just Sitting On A Sidewalk When He Asked Her To Join Him For An Awesome Duet

Traveling the world with a piano not far behind him, Dotan Negrin loves to set up shop on city streets to stop passersby in their tracks.

After six years of traveling, he brought his piano back to New York City where it all began in 2010, but this time, he wasn’t alone. A musician by the name of Ada Pasternak was sitting on the curb nearby when Negrin had an awesome idea. Why not ask her to join him?

The two of them took everyone’s breath away with their impromptu street performance.

Say what you want about the internet, but I’m personally pretty excited that it lets us enjoy moments like these no matter where we are.

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This Concert Violinist Played Throughout His Own Brain Surgery. That’s Right.

Roger Frisch is an acclaimed concert violinist with the Minnesota Orchestra. In 2009, he was diagnosed with “essential tremors,” an affliction that causes a brain’s movement control center to send abnormal signals. While the tremors were mild, it was affecting his ability to perform and could have ended his career. It could have, at least, until he played the most important concert of his life… in an operating room.

The tricky procedure involved implanting a tiny electrode in his brain which would allow him to regain control, but must be placed in precisely the right position. 

Frisch has been playing music since childhood, receiving his first lessons from his father: a longtime Associate Concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

In order to place the electrode in exactly the right spot, Frisch played throughout the surgery with a sensor on his bow showing doctors exactly when the tremor was occurring.

Luckily, patients are able to be awake during brain surgery without feeling any pain, and the operation was a success!

Frisch is now able to stifle his tremor at the flick of a switch that controls his stimulator.

Check out this one in a lifetime performance in action:

(via Daily Mail.)

That’s one show that definitely deserves a standing ovation. Wow.

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A Crowd Gets A Spontaneous, Magical Performance From Violinist Lindsey Stirling.

A crowd of people walking through a shopping area had no idea the musical treat they were in for.

In a video posted online by violinist and YouTube celebrity, Lindsey Stirling, she completely stuns a crowd of bystanders with a spontaneous performance of her hit song Master of Tides. Her surprise performance was powered by 25 wireless speakers set around the area and captured on 15 hidden cameras.

Watch it here below:

(Source: Lindsey Stirling)

Lindsey has performed countless song covers and arrangements on her violin, but this is one of the most magical. Involving others in her gift was a wonderful idea. Share this magical performance with your friends below.

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