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On That Note: Up Close & Personal

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Mark de Paola
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Cellist Robert Cohen & photographer Mark de Paola

Every month we talk about the challenges of being a touring classical musician with internationally renowned cellist Robert Cohen in a series we call On That Note.

This month finds Robert back home in London after a whirlwind tour of Slovakia and Italy, and after a couple of encounters with cameras. He says musicians are used to being photographed and filmed but it takes extra concentration to perform as though the cameras, and the people wielding them, aren't there: