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Yo-Yo Ma

  • Cellist


Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris, France in 1955. Yo-Yo Ma family moved to New York four years later. Yo-Yo Ma started to learn playing cello the same year. At age 6 he entered the Juilliard School to study
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Yo-Yo Ma multi-faceted career is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences, and to his personal desire for artistic growth and renewal. Whether performing new or familiar
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Yo-Yo Ma Awards and recognitions Avery Fisher Prize1978 Dan David Prize2006 Award of Distinction (International Cello Festival)2007 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance: 1996 Brahms/Beethoven/Mozart:
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Yo-Yo Ma Discography / recordings1978: Finzi: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Op. 40 (reissued 2007) 1979: Beethoven Triple Concerto with Herbert von Karajan, Mark Zeltser, Ann-Sophie Mutter and Berlin
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