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Intersection: Brothers In Concert, Rivals In Ping Pong


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Eric and Colin Jacobsen. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE


Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra artistic director Eric Jacobsen and his brother, violinist Colin Jacobsen have a long association with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his ensemble Silk Road.

This week they reunited on stage as the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra capped off its 25th anniversary season performing Brahms’ concerto for violin and cello.

The Jacobsen brothers joined Intersection for a conversation about performing together, working with Yo-Yo Ma and their rivalry across the ping pong table. 


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »

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