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The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

Wed, Feb 25, 2015, 7:30pm
  • The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
  • Heinz Hall
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Artists

The Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, artistic director

Kinan Azmeh, clarinet                   
Mike Block, cello                             
Shawn Conley, bass                      
Nicholas Cords, viola                         
Sandeep Das, tabla                            
Johnny Gandelsman, violin
Joseph Gramley, percussion
Colin Jacobsen, violin
Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Cristina Pato, gaita, piano
Shane Shanahan, percussion
Mark Suter, percussion
Kojiro Umezaki, shakuhachi
Wu Tong, sheng
Yang Wei, pipa

Program

Umezaki: Side In Side Out *  
Sollima: Taranta Project *  
Pato: New work ^  
Lin: Paramita  *^
Block, Das, Jacobsen, Kalhor: Jugalbandi
Traditional: Pórt Na bPúcai
Azmeh: Wedding

* commissioned by Silkroad
^ premiere

 

About this Performance

Making their Heinz Hall debut, the world renowned Silk Road Ensemble with cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together performers and composers from more than 20 countries for a thrilling performance experience.  Formed in 2000 under the artistic direction of Yo-Yo Ma, the group blends instrumental and vocal virtuosity with Eastern and Western musical traditions, creating music that responds to our multicultural society.  Described by the Boston Globe as “a kind of roving musical laboratory without walls,” join the Silk Road Ensemble as they celebrate 15 years of performances.   

www.silkroadproject.com
www.yo-yoma.com


*This concert does not feature the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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