That's right. Condoleezza Rice has not only had an extensive political career, she is also an accomplished classical pianist.This New York Times article offers an illuminating portrait of Ms. Rice the pianist and the other brilliant musicians in her chamber group.In response to whether playing music is relaxing, Ms. Rice explains, "It's not exactly relaxing if you are struggling to play Brahms, but it is transporting. When you're playing there is only room for Brahms or Shostakovich. It's the time I'm most away from myself, and I treasure it."
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