The Greek Theatre | Berkeley, California
Award-winning, world renowned cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, is set for a much-awaited performance at the Greek Theatre Berkeley on Tuesday 12th August 2014, dubbed as 'Yo-Yo Ma At The Greek Bach Cello Solo Suites (selections)'. A solo recital from an musical genius of his calibre is a must-see, not-to-be-missed experience.
Esteemed by many as 'the world's greatest living cellist', Yo-Yo Ma's music is best experienced live. His legendary performances are often described as 'intense', 'dramatic', 'stunning', 'breathtaking'…His music indeed leaves an emotional and indelible imprint on the hearts and souls of his listeners.
A child prodigy who started performing at the age of 5, Yo-Yo Ma wowed audiences, including the likes of world leaders and presidents, no less. At age 7, he performed fo Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. At age 8, he and his sister were already sharing the stage with master conductor Leonard Bernstein. He is a classical concert 'superstar' in his own right, and an accomplished recording artist as well. He has released 75 albums to date, and has so far bagged 15 Grammy Awards. His playing style is often marked as eclectic and versatile. Aside from playing standard classical music, he has dabbled into American bluegrass, traditional Chinese music, Argentinian tango, Brazilian music, and some contemporary collaborations with the likes of jazz/ blues artist Bobby McFerrin.
A bucket-list-worthy concert performance. Yo-Yo Ma is an engaging talent that any true music fan should experience in one's lifetime. Get your tickets now!