Tanglewood | Lenox, Massachusetts
A truly noteworthy show that needs to be on your calendar! Yo-Yo Ma at Tanglewood Music Center on Sunday 11th August 2019. Save the date, pin the venue and tag your friends, family, and loved ones and give them the gift of experiencing a truly phenomenal and world-class music performance. For one, Yo-Yo Ma is touted by many as the most widely popular cellist in the planet. He is a cultural ambassador that has united different cultures, races, and nations through the moving power of his music. If you're seeking for a show that would truly inspire, move, entertain and make an indelible imprint in all aspects of your heart, mind, and soul, then the search is over. All it takes is for you to make an easy click on the 'buy tickets' button, then you're in for a night that could impact you for life…
In the classical music world and beyond, Yo-Yo Ma is rockstar status. He rocks the cello with gentle yet compelling power. He is an intense force that has triggered and manifested the power of music in cultural exchange, appreciation, dialogue, and collaboration.
Yo-Yo Ma's prodigious talent was first witnessed by the public as he performed in American national television at age eight. He got finished his degree in music at the prestigious Juilliard School, then earned at Liberal Arts degree at Harvard University. His illustrious career spans over seventy-five albums, countless concert and music hall tours around the world, and fifteen Grammy Award wins in tow.
Aside from recognition and citations in music, he is known as a cultural ambassador and has been bestowed with the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2011) for his cultural contributions to the U.S. and France’s Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters (2016). He received the first Fred Rogers Legacy Award in 2014 for his contributions to early learning and children’s media.
"Music, like all of culture, helps us to understand our environment, each other, and ourselves. Culture helps us to imagine a better future. Culture helps turn "them" into "us." And these things have never been more important."
– YO-YO MA