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    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma steps in to save floating concert hall

    2017-07-19T11:58:00Z

    Designed by Louis Kahn, the concert boat was constructed in 1976 and has travelled around America and Europe for 50 years, operated by conductor Robert Austin Boudreau

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    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma launches youth music programme in China

    2016-12-09T00:00:00Z

    Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG) is an annual two-week training programme for young musicians in Guangzhou, China, spearheaded by Ma

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    9 opinions on performance and career by cellist Yo-Yo Ma

    2016-12-09T00:00:00Z

    The cellist revealed his thoughts and ideas on performing, practice, technique and musicianship to David Blum in The Strad’s January 1988 issue

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    Yo-Yo Ma performs Schumann's Cello Concerto

    2016-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Yo-Yo Ma performs Schumann's Cello Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Manfred Honeck at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus on 20 March 2016. Read: 9 opinions on performance and career by cellist Yo-Yo Ma Watch: Pierre Fournier performs Schumann’s Cello Concerto

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    Yo-Yo Ma performs 'Song of the Birds' as BBC Proms encore

    2016-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Yo-Yo Ma performs the Catalan ‘Song of the Birds’, arranged by Pablo Casals, as an encore at the 2015 BBC Proms. Watch: Cellist Bernard Greenhouse performs Song of the Birds aged 95

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    Yo-Yo Ma and Chicago Symphony cellists dance using the Block Strap

    2016-07-21T00:00:00Z

    In the video below cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Chicago Symphony cellists break into spontaneous dance while playing Johann Strauss II's Blue Danube Waltz in the foyer of Chicago's Symphony Center. The cellists are all using The Block Strap, designed by Mike Block, to support their instruments. ...

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    Violinist Isaac Stern and cellist Yo-Yo Ma perform the Brahms Double Concerto

    2016-06-07T00:00:00Z

    A 66-year-old Isaac Stern performs Brahms Double Concerto in A minor, op.102, with Yo-Yo Ma and the NHK Symphony Orchestra at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo in 1986. Watch: Isaac Stern on what makes an artist Watch: Isaac Stern, Leonard Rose and Eugene Istomin perform ...

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    Yo-Yo Ma performs Elgar's Cello Concerto

    2015-05-17T00:00:00Z

    Yo-Yo Ma performs the first movement of Elgar's Cello Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim in 1997. Read 9 opinions on performance and career by cellist Yo-Yo Ma . Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as ...

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    Yo-Yo Ma

    Born in Paris to Chinese parents, Yo-Yo Ma's prodigious talents persuaded his family to move to New York to allow their son to attend the Juilliard School under the tutelage of Leonard Rose. Determined to widen his experiences, however, the cosmopolitan Ma chose to study a liberal ...