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SF Classical Voice
This Generation: Memo to Music Institutions - Adapt or Die
Several years ago, my third grade class was discussing our role models. I named Yo-Yo Ma, a cellist who I believed would be well-enough known outside the classical music realm to trigger instant recognition.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Critic's pick: Joshua Bell, 'Musical Gifts from Joshua Bell and Friends'
Violinist Joshua Bell might not seem part of the classical-crossover class to which mavericks Yo-Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer belong.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Life lessons from Yo-Yo Ma: Surprise Houston talk wows kids, reveals a happy-go-lucky cello celeb
Yo-Yo Ma and Houston Symphony principal cellist Brinton Averil Smith talk to a group of high school students at Jones Hall.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Top gifts for music lovers: A&E gift guide 2013
The Velvet Underground's "White Light/White Heat" 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition collects the original album in stereo and mono, with a number of extras, outtakes and a live 1967 performance.
UAB's Alys Stephens Center presents Yo-Yo Ma Dec. 6
"An Intimate Evening with Yo-Yo Ma" will take place at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 in the ASC's Jemison Concert Hall, 1200 10th Ave., South.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 12/01/2013
MADELINE AND THE BAD HAT The Paramount Theatre 12/3-12/3/2013 ArtsPower's Madeline and the Bad Hat, an original musical based upon the much-loved book, captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans 's Madeline series.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Michigan Daily Online
New York string quartet to revive classical style with contemporary performance
If you ever thought classical music was tedious, then you probably weren't listening to the right performers.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
For The Record
Eugene, often overshadowed by trendy cousins Portland and Seattle, isn't widely known for its music scene.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Yo-Yo Ma in concert with Kathryn Scott at Wharton
Americans want a lot out of their classical music superstars. It's not enough to be great virtuosos on their chosen instruments.
Portland Ovations to Present Kayhan Kalhor, 11/23
Portland Ovations presents four-time Grammy nominee Kayhan Kalhor at Hannaford Hall, USM Portland on Saturday, November 23rd at 8 pm.
The Washington Post
Valentina Lisitsa: From YouTube to The Library of Congress
Last month, we published a profile about Valentina Lisitsa , the Ukranian-born pianist who used YouTube to become one of the most popular classical musicians on the Internet.