an opera, The First Emperor, which he conducted at the Met—have combined elements of East and West. From the Silk Road to the Esterhazy court to a down-home Appalachian fiddle stomp, Yo-Yo Ma does it all. You can survey our CDs by this musical ambassador and polymath here. (And for today and tomorrow only, you can take 10% off your order by inserting the magic number 11569 into the appropriate slot at checkout!)
In the first video below you can hear an excerpt from the film score with Ma on cello; the second is a portion of the concerto by the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra with Andre Gaskins on cello.