State of the Arts

Simone Dinnerstein, Pianist

Clip | 9m 5s

In her mid-30s, Simone Dinnerstein became a classical music star. State of the Arts visits Dinnerstein at home in Brooklyn where she grew up and now lives. While pregnant, Simone decided to tackle one of the most magnificent pieces ever written, Bach's Goldberg Variations. Contrary to expectations, her self-produced recording of the Variations became a classical hit.

Aired: 01/19/12

Rating: NR

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