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Yo-Yo Ma makes speech after receiving honorary Dartmouth degree
On Sunday 9th June, Dartmouth College awarded the cellist Yo-Yo Ma an honorary doctor of arts degree at its 2019 commencement. Here he is, immediately afterwards, delivering the main address and playing the cello to 11,000 attendees.
A video of a charity performance in 1962 in which Yo-Yo played for JFK and Eisenhower, and was introduced by Leonard Bernstein. Pablo Casals, who was also on the bill, brought the then- 7-year-old Yo-Yo to the organisers’ attention.
Julian Lloyd Webber takes a musical journey through the BBC archives from the 1950s to the present to celebrate the world of the cello through some of its greatest interpreters. Includes performances by classic masters such as Paul Tortelier, Jacqueline du Pre and Mstislav Rostropovich as well as those by ...
As double bassist of long-running Australian trio the Necks, Lloyd Swanton is an expert in group improvisation. He speaks to Andy Hamilton about his inspirations, maintaining creativity, and making contemporary improvised music accessible
German violinist Isabelle Faust is known for the precision and intelligence of her performances. She talks to Amanda Holloway about how her new album of Mozart sonatas has brought her face to face with the enigma of the composer’s musical language