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Time: November 18, 2009, Wednesday, 19:15
Venue: Shanghai Grand Theatre Theatre
Tickets: 1200/880/680/480/380/280/180 element
YO-YO MA - Cellist
The many-faceted career of cellist Yo-Yo Ma is testament to his continual
search for new
ways to communicate with audiences, and to his personal desire for
artistic grow than drenewal.Whether performing a new concerto, revisiting
a familiar work from the cello repertoire, coming together with
colleagues for chamber music or exploring cultures and musical forms
outside of the Western classical tradition, Ma strives to find
connections
that stimulate the imagination.
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Ma is an exclusive Sony Classical artist, and his discography of over 50
albums - which have won him 15 Grammy Awards - reflects his wide-ranging
interests. His latest recording is Vivaldis Cello, which features his
first recordings of concertos and new transcriptions of the music of
Antonio Vivaldi, with Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, to
be released in Spring 2004. In February, Ma was awarded his 15th Grammy
for the best-selling 2003 release Obrigado Brazil. Winner of a pair of
Grammys, including Best Classical Crossover Recording, Obrigado Brazil
celebrates Brazilian music - from classical to bossa nova and samba -
with Ma joined by a gallery of top Brazilian and Latin American
musicians, including S¨¦rgio and Odair Assad, Egberto Gismonti, Paquito
D'Rivera and Cesar Camargo Mariano. The success of Obrigado
Brazil resulted in the sequel recording Yo-Yo Ma Obrigado Brazil Live in
Concert, recorded live in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York and
released in February. The cellist was rejoined here by many of the same
musicians, playing largely new repertoire heard during their acclaimed
international tour that followed the release of the original Obrigado
Brazil recording. Also released in 2003, Paris - La Belle Epoque featured
Ma playing French music for cello and piano, with pianist Kathryn Stott,
including the cellist's own transcriptions of celebrated violin
works by Faur¨¦, Massenet and Saint-Sa?ns. In addition to the standard
concerto repertoire, he has recorded many of the large body of works that
he has commissioned or premiered. He has also made several successful
recordings that defy categorization, among them Hush with Bobby McFerrin,
Appalachia Waltz and Grammy-winner Appalachian Journey with Mark
O'Connor and Edgar Meyer, and Piazzolla: Soul of the Tango. Other
recent Sony Classical releases include Silk Road Journeys: When Strangers
Meet, Yo-Yo Ma Plays the Music of John Williams and Classic Yo-Yo. Across
the full range of releases Ma remains one of the best-selling recording
artists in the classical field.
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Yo-Yo Ma maintains a balance between his engagements as soloist with
orchestras throughout the world and his recital and chamber music
activities. He draws inspiration from a wide circle of collaborators,
creating programs with such artists as Emanuel Ax, Daniel Barenboim,
Christoph Eschenbach, Pamela Frank, Jeffrey Kahane, Kayhan Kalhor, Ton
Koopman, Jaime Laredo, Bobby McFerrin, Edgar Meyer, Mark Morris, Mark
Connor, the late Isaac Stern, Kathryn Stott, Wu Man, Wu Tong and David
Zinman. Each of these collaborations is fueled by the artists
interactions, often extending the boundaries of a particular genre. One
of goals is the exploration of music as a means of communication, and as
a vehicle for the migrations of ideas, across a range of cultures
throughout the world. To that end , he has taken time to immerse himself
in subjects as diverse as native Chinese music with its distinctive
instruments and the music of the Kalahari bush people in Africa.
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Taking this interest even further, Ma established the Silk Road Project
to promote the study of the cultural, artistic and intellectual
traditions along the ancient Silk Road trade route that stretched from
the Mediterranean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. By examining the flow of
ideas throughout this vast area, the Project seeks to illuminate the
heritages of the Silk Road countries and identify the voices that
represent these traditions today. The Silk Road Project acts as an
umbrella organization and common resource for a range of cultural and
educational programs, participating in more than a dozen festivals,
including the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 2002.
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Yo-Yo Ma is strongly committed to educational programs that not only
bring young audiences into contact with music but also allow them to
participate in its creation. While touring, he takes time whenever
possible to conduct master classes as well as more informal programs for
students -musicians and non-musicians alike.
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Yo-Yo Ma was born to Chinese parents living in Paris. He began to study
the cello with his father at age 4 and soon came with his family to New
York, where he spent most of his formative years. Later, his principal
teacher was Leonard Rose at the Juilliard School. He sought out a
traditional liberal arts education to expand upon his conservatory
training, graduating from Harvard University in 1976. Ma and his wife
have two children.
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He plays two instruments, a 1733 Montagnana cello from Venice and the
1712 Davidoff Stradivarius.
?About Yo-Yo Ma
Experienced a wide range of performing arts career cellist Yo-Yo Ma,
artistic growth and his update on the desire to communicate with the
audience constantly looking for new ways. Whether playing a new concerto,
or re-playing the cello on a familiar music, and chamber music performer
from their exploration of culture and tradition of Western classical
music other than the form of Yo-Yo Ma to play to the imagination to play.
Yo-Yo Ma Sony Classical record label solo performer, he has more than 50
album recordings have won him 15 Grammy awards, reflects his wide
interests. His latest recording is Vivaldi's cello works, his
last recording mode by Antonio ? Vivaldi concerto is the music, directed
by the Library ? Shipman Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, the new album
recorded in the spring of 2004 release. In the same year in February, Yo-
Yo Ma was awarded the 2003 best-selling Brazilian Passion 15 industry
Grammy Awards, won the double Grammy Awards, including Best Classical
Crossover Album of the Year, to celebrate the Brazilian Music Festival
Passion Brazil Award. From classical to Bossa Nova and Samba, and Yo-Yo
Ma has performed with the participation of musicians in Brazil and Latin
America, including the Sale ? Gio and AODA ? ÒÁ¶û°¢ÈøµÂ, Alberton ?
Tuojisiti, Paki ? ? Kamagema ÍеÂÀïΤÀ- and Cesar Soriano. Over the same
period, the success of Passion Festival in Brazil, so a sequel to Ma
Passion Brazilian Festival concert was recorded live at Carnegie Hall
Niuyue Yi praised Kerr was on-site recording. Many of the same musicians,
cellist from the collection here again, playing mainly follow the
original recordings Passion Brazilian international tour during the
release of the excellent new repertoire heard. In 2003, Shangri-La in
Paris with Yo-Yo Ma play the cello and Si Duote ? Catherine pianists
featuring French music by cellist own changes, including Foley, the
famous Mas Nie and Saint-Saens violin works. In addition to the standard
concerto performances, he has recorded a number of commissioned or
premiered works of art, he also raised the test is satisfied and
°£µÂ¼Ó÷Ү and Piazzolla: Tango soul.
Yo-Yo Ma's other recent Sony Classical releases include Silk Road
tour. Yo-Yo Ma in the full release is still the best in foreign sales of
classical musicians. Yo-Yo Ma and the Orchestra to maintain his
employment in the world, and his solo and chamber music activities in
balance. He is a wide range of community partners through the
inspiration. Each of these cooperation projects interactive artists,
often extending a specific type of world. Yo-Yo Ma's goals is to
music as a means of communication, exploration, and vehicles as the
migration of ideas across a variety of cultures all over the world. To
this end, he has taken the time, immersed in their own disciplines as
diverse as the unique natural tools, including the people in
Africa's Kalahari Bush in the music. To this interest even
further, Yo-Yo Ma established the Silk Road Project to promote the trade
route along the ancient Silk Road, extending from the Mediterranean to
the Pacific, culture, art and traditions of knowledge. Throughout this
vast region by examining the exchange of ideas, the project aims to
clarify the legacy of the Silk Road countries and identify the voices of
today's traditions. Silk Road Project acts as an umbrella
organization and the scope of cultural and educational projects of common
resources, to participate in more than 10 festivals, including the
Smithsonian Folk Festival in 2002.
Yo-Yo Ma is strongly committed to education projects, not only to make
contact with young audiences with the music, but also allow them to
participate and create. When traveling, he needed time to conduct master
classes as well as to provide students with more musicians and non
musicians as an informal process.
Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris. 4 years of age he began studying cello with
his father, and soon with his family to New York, where he spent the
growth period. Later, his teacher and taught by Rose at the Juilliard
School. He has been looking for a traditional liberal arts education, he
entered a 1976 graduate of Harvard University after the anthropology of
education. Yo-Yo Ma and his wife have two children.
He spent two hours playing the cello, is a 1733 Montagnana cello and the
1712 Venice David ¶Å·ò˹ÌØÀ- Divari cello.

Tracks:
"Sweet"
Molikenai: the movie "war Floating Life" soundtrack
Gershwin: "Second Prelude"
?Mariano: "Crystal"
Piazzolla: "Solitude"
Fitow Kim: "L" (song is Kathryn Stott Yo-Yo
Ma's 50th birthday to the specially commissioned gold
Buffett's song, in December 2008 in Liverpool premiere)
Brahms: "E Minor Sonata No.", Op 38
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(Intermission)
Frank: "A Sonata"
Program
"Toute sweet"
Morricone: Mission
Gershwin: Prelude # 2
Mariano: Cristal
Astor Piazzolla: Soledad
Fitkin: L
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor for Cello and Piano, op. 38
Intermission
Franck: Sonata in A Major

				
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