Yo-Yo Ma

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Yo-Yo Ma

The virtuoso cellist performs in a quartet with Itzhak Perlman at Inauguration this week. He's a household name, but as Ma told Kurt when he performed in our studio, he loves collaboration.

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Global Hit

Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us about a new CD inspired by Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project. The album is by Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor and the American string quartet Brooklyn Rider. The CD is called "Silent City."

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Cyro Baptista

Brazilian-born Cyro Baptista was named the 2007 Percussionist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. He's on Fair Game to discuss his music, and his latest album, Banquet of the Spirits.

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Cyro Baptista

Brazilian-born Cyro Baptista was named the 2007 Percussionist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. He's on Fair Game to discuss his music, and his latest album, Banquet of the Spirits.

Cyro Baptista

Brazilian-born Cyro Baptista was named the 2007 Percussionist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. He's on Fair Game to discuss his music, and his latest album, Banquet of the Spirits.

Studio 360 - Episode 842 - Yo-Yo Ma, Boston, The 99 - Segment 3

Southie Stories Ben Affleck's directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone, opens this week. It's set in a rough-and-tumble Irish neighborhood in Boston -? the same setting as Clint Eastwood's Mystic River and Martin Scorsese's The Departed. Studio 360's Eric Molinsky looks into why his hometown of Boston (and specifically the areas of Southie and Dorchester) keeps getting treated to these class-centered cinematic portraits.

Studio 360 - Episode 842 - Yo-Yo Ma, Boston, The 99 - Segment 4

Tendues and Torque Ken Laws was in his early 40s when he decided he wanted to study ballet. Laws taught college physics, and when he had to shift his center of gravity to perform a simple pose at the barre, he immediately connected the dots between physical principles and dance movements. Produced by Hillary Frank.

Studio 360 - Episode 842 - Yo-Yo Ma, Boston, The 99 - Segment 6

Hey, Let's Put on a Show! The Extraordinaires are a punk band from Philadelphia. Last summer they got an idea in their heads to do a musical. They didn't have a budget, or any experience in musical theater... and they had only 8 weeks to learn. Jesse Dukes found out if they could pull it off.

Arts, Culture & Media

Yo-Yo Ma

The virtuoso cellist performs in a quartet with Itzhak Perlman at Inauguration this week. He's a household name, but as Ma told Kurt when he performed in our studio, he loves collaboration.