Yo-Yo Ma Performs with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (Wed., 2/15/23)

Last month the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra joined with legendary pop/rock performer Sting for a program of his music. This month the PSO teams up with another legend, a classical music legend, Yo-Yo Ma. The renowned cellist was born and partially raised in Paris and then moved to New York City. He was a child prodigy and began performing at only four and a half years-old. Ma graduated from the Juilliard School and Harvard University. He has performed as a soloist with many of the top orchestras around the world, has recorded over 90 albums and won 19 Grammy Awards. Ma enjoys learning about and performing various pieces of world music including American bluegrass music. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is also a Grammy Award-winning musical powerhouse that has performed around the world. The musical program will be conducted by PSO’s Music Director Manfred Honeck. 7:30 p.m. Sold out. Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Cultural District. (R.H.)

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