Violinist Itzhak Perlman performs Kreisler at the White House

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This is a bit like déjÁ  vu for me. I remember being a pudgy 13-year-old at fundraiser events, playing at about 11.30 at night, and everybody was tired and wanted to leave - including myself!'

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