This month Yo-Yo Ma returns as artistic director of his Chinese education initiative Youth Music Culture Guangdong, a programme that aims to create balanced, astute and connected musicians. Charlotte Smith explores the ideas behind the cellist’s approach
Bach Trios – Bach: Trio Sonata no.6 in G major BWV530; Prelude no.19 in A major BWV864; Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV645; Fugue no.20 in A minor BWV889; Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV639
The Strad Issue: September 2017 Description: Boundary-crossing Bach played on an unlikely combination of instruments Musicians: Yo-Yo Ma (cello) Chris Thile (mandolin, guitar) Edgar Meyer (double bass) Composer: Bach Catalogue Number: NONESUCH 7559 79392-0 A trio formed of cello, double bass and mandolin may ...
Tanglewood Festival audience passes the word on and conductor David Zinman is reunited with four-month-old Havanese
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
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 ...