Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Husband, wife share intensity on the stage.(Arts & Culture)

Byline: David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer

* Couple's loving relationship crosses over into performance

If music is a universal language, then pianist Wu Han and cellist David Finckel started communicating through it before they used words.

Han, a native of Taiwan, barely spoke English when they started playing in ensembles together more than 15 years ago.

As Han learned English, they added words to the musical notes as a means of communication.

And as their professional relationship solidified so did their personal bond - marriage.

"I fell in love with his playing before I fell in love with him," Han said in a phone interview. …

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