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Composer: O'Connor, Mark (b. 1961)

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Year of birth1961
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
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A chair and a cello: Yo-Yo Ma shows what matters

Yo-Yo Ma © Jason Bell
In his solo recital, cellist Yo-Yo Ma interpolates three Bach suites with folk-inspired music from around the globe, gifting his listeners with an unforgettable evening of musical insights. 
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Mark O'Connor and his quartet explore American vernacular string styles at Cleveland Museum of Art

Mark O’Connor  ©  Jim McGuire
In some circles Mark O’Connor is a legend in his own time. While still a teenager he won wide acclaim as one of the best bluegrass fiddlers of our age. Beyond many albums of bluegrass and folk music, he has also made critically and commercially successful crossover recordings with the likes of cellist Yo-Yo Ma and double bassist Edgar Meyer.
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