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Cello Soloists

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Yo-Yo Ma
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This Brain Pop video discusses the life of Yo-Yo Ma.  Some key terms include cello, Chinese-American, orchestra, symphony, child prodigy, Carnegie Hall, and The Silk Road Project. (04:28)
January 21, 2011 at 03:07 PM
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One String, Many Sounds: Jonah Ellsworth on Cello
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In this performance video from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, cellist and volleyball player Jonah Ellsworth from Cambridge, Massachusetts, accompanied by host Christopher O'Riley, performs Variations on One String on a Theme of Rossini, by Niccolo Pa... [more]
February 4, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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Dvorak Cello Concerto Played by Yo-Yo Ma.
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This is a live performance of Dvorak's Cello Concerto on stage by Yo-Yo Ma and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. The video begins with some background on Dvorak. This  Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191 by Antonín Dvořák was the composer's last ... [more]
July 11, 2009 at 06:40 PM
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Elgar Cello Concerto, 1st mvmt played by Yo-Yo Ma
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This concerto was composed in 1919 and is considered to be a conersone of cello repetoire. This is a live 1997 performance of Yo-Yo Ma with Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on stage at Carnegie Hall. Their is a brief, narrated intr... [more]
July 11, 2009 at 06:39 PM
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Yo-Yo Ma -Tchaikovsky's Variations, Rococo Theme
From awesomestories.com
In this video excerpt, celebrating the composer's 150th birthday, Yo-Yo Ma plays the ending of Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme at the Gala in Leningrad (in 1990).  Watch for Yo-Yo Ma's wink at the conductor, about 1:17 into the clip. (2:27... [more]
April 25, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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Ernest Bloch-Cello Solo "Prayer"
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Nathaniel Ayers is particularly fond of composer Ernst Bloch.  This cello soloist, accompanied by piano, performs the Prayer, Supplication and Jewish Song from Bloch's "Jewish Life."  Wassily Gerassimez plays the cello, accompanied by Nicolai Gerassi... [more]
April 17, 2010 at 04:54 PM
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Dvorak-Cello Concerto
From awesomestories.com, produced by PBS
Yo-Yo Ma solos with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, playing Dvorak's Cello Concerto in b minor opus 104.  The piece is one of Nathaniel Ayers' favorites.
April 17, 2010 at 04:50 PM
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Khari Joyner Performs Perkinson’s “Black Folk Song Suite: IV. Perpetual Motion”
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In collaboration with Exposure TV, a student-led organization highlighting composers of marginalized identities, WQXR's summer interns filmed acclaimed cellist Khari Joyner playing Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson's Lamentations, "Black Folk Song Suite." (... [more]
August 14, 2019 at 10:14 AM
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NYO-USA: Klengel's Hymnus for 12 Cellos
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The 2019 NYO-USA cello section performs Julius Klengel's Hymnus for 12 Cellos, Op. 57. (05.58)
August 5, 2019 at 09:49 AM
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