Baby on board: string soloists share their parenting stories

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A life of performing, touring and rehearsing might seem impossible with a young child in tow – so how do so many soloists manage it? Catherine Nelson finds out, in this article from our May 2012 issue

The hectic touring schedule of elite soloists couldn’t be more at odds with trying to raise a family. And yet more and more string players are determined to fit the demands of performing around family life. Rachel Barton Pine gave birth to her daughter Sylvia and was back on the road three weeks later…

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