Yo-Yo Ma has brought joy to listeners for decades with his virtuosic musicianship. Now, he is using his music to offer some comfort to a global audience in the midst of a pandemic that has sparked widespread anxiety and pain.
By Joshua Barajas
Yo-Yo Ma, one of the world’s most renowned and beloved musicians, is trying to provide comfort in this time of crisis. Ma has been posting videos of himself performing short pieces and encouraging other musicians -- of all levels --…
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma has recorded more than 100 albums, performed in every marquee concert hall across the globe and played for eight U.S. presidents. This weekend, he gave two outdoor concerts along the U.S.-Mexico border, in an effort to highlight…
Between dusk and dawn, larger-than-life portraits of immigrants from French cellist Yo-Yo Ma to farm workers are being projected onto 18 buildings, bridges and trees around Boston to highlight their unique contributions. NewsHour Weekend’s Mori Rothman spoke with photographer Erik…
By Mori Rothman
Yo-Yo Ma has been on stage from an early age, turning out some 90 albums and performing for eight presidents. At 60, the classical music star is taking a step back to reflect on life. On his new album, "Songs…
By PBS NewsHour
Monday on the NewsHour, Slovenia reopens its border to migrants. Also: More Mideast unrest as Secretary of State John Kerry calls for peace, awaiting decisions from Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan, VW owners left in limbo after the emissions…
By Anne Azzi Davenport
Yo-Yo Ma's new album "Songs from the Arc of Life," which came out just before his 60th birthday, focuses on the ups and downs of the human experience.
By Corinne Segal
By Connie Kargbo
Brooklyn violinmaker Samuel Zygmuntowicz has been crafting stringed instruments for about 30 years, and is increasingly using modern tools like computerized tomography and 3D laser vibration scans to perfect his instruments.
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