"A country is not a hotel, and it's not full," the world-renowned classical musician said during performances in Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
“They were just amazed, awestruck by the level of talent,” the hospital's CEO said.
When politics divides instead of unites, walls off instead of embraces, what, or who, can bind fractured societies? (continued)
Sing Me Home: Chats with Yo-Yo Ma, Max Jury and Imagine Dragons' Wayne Sermon, Plus Valerio Piccolo, Matt Hatt/Edda Glass, Shannon LaBrie and Dyan Exclusives
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The actors and musicians help direct school plays, give acting classes, talk to carers about their problems and pre-record
The 2015 Global Thought Leaders Index, a "collective intelligence" analysis that maps the global conversation on the Internet and ranks its most influential voices, has just been released by The WorldPost and the Zurich-based Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. For the first time, the annual index measures not only the globally-dominant English language infosphere, but also the other main language infospheres of Spanish and Chinese, as well as German. Altogether we rank the nearly 400 people who are most often mentioned and discussed online, ranging in the global index from Pope Francis, who ranks #1, to Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk at #4, Edward Snowden at #5 and cellist Yo-Yo Ma at #9.
Bostonians know that one of the greatest purveyors of culture is the Celebrity Series of Boston, offering 45 events a year across 8 venues.
Before This World: Chatting With James Taylor, Plus Joan Baez Receives Ambassador of Conscience Award
According to James Taylor: "Music is that spiritual thing -- that's the thing that compels us so much: It's real. And when it connects with you, you don't make a decision about it."
Often films and stories from Israel and Palestine concentrate on the conflict between these two cultures, rather than life as it is experienced on the ground; daily life amid stoning, shooting and bomb explosions.
In this article I discuss a number of wonderful recent concertos. This is not to suggest that the composers of these works haven't written many other meritorious pieces in other genres.
It was the end of November, and my daughter and I were hoping to go to the Boston Symphony for a rare appearance by famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma. It all depended on my getting to the box office in time to get tickets, which I had vowed to purchase if I could finish a certain project in time to leave my office by 5:00 p.m.
Ma, the world's premier cellist, is no stranger to the flash mob and pop-up trend. Last spring, he joined soprano opera star