- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joshua Bell wants a do-over in Washington.

The Grammy-winning violinist played for spare change in a D.C. Metro station during a 2007 experiment with The Washington Post, and almost no one paid attention. It made for a good magazine story that won the Pulitzer Prize. But Bell hasn’t been able to live it down after seven years.

Now, Bell tells the Post (https://wapo.st/ZGRQRm ) he is planning another public performance in the main hall at Washington’s Union Station. And he hopes to have an audience this time. The performance is set for Sept. 30 at 12:30 p.m.

Bell says the goal is to promote music education. He will be accompanied by nine students he mentored. He also has a new album debuting the same day and an upcoming HBO special.


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