STAFFERS AT the Four Seasons Hotel, where celebrities assume false names to throw off the media and fans, reciprocate awed pleasure when you ask for Itzhak Perlman.
“Of course, Mr. Perlman,” a front clerk beams. “I’ll have someone personally take you to the Elm Room.”
The Intermountain Jewish News has arrived ahead of its noon appointment with the preeminent violinist. Downtown traffic is tricky, and time is limited.
Perlman can give us only 20 minutes.