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By Melony Roy

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Itzhak Perlman returns to Philadelphia to perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center from November 21st through the 24th.

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Vice President for Artistic Planning Jeremy Rothman says Perlman will be pulling double duty in this program.

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“This is a unique presentation that audiences will get a chance to see him conduct and perform with the orchestra,” Rothman explains.

He will perform Beethoven’s Two Romances for violin and orchestra as a soloist, “but also he’s going to be conducting Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings, and this features the great string sound of The Philadelphia Orchestra. The program also includes a work by Beethoven’s Second Symphony, and that’s paired with Brahms Academic Festival Overture.

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For tickets and more info, visit: www.philorch.org