Classical musicians carry on family tradition in BSO
For roughly 50 years, the Ludwig-Eskin clan has passed down playing classical music as the family trade. And over the same period, the family has maintained a presence in the Boston Symphony Orchestra. As the symphony gets its 131st season under way, three members of the family are full-time members and a fourth relative is a back-up musician. “This has been as natural to us as a craftsman gifting his trade to his children,” says BSO cellist Jules Eskin.