Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’
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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Cristina Pato, Spain, playing the Galician bagpipes alongside Wu Tong, China.

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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Sandeep Das, India, left, Yo-Yo Ma, France and USA, and Mike Block, USA, with the Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma’s ensemble of musicians from more than 20 countries, at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Aug. 21, 2016.

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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Wu Man, China, playing the pipa.

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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Yo-Yo Ma, France and USA, left, Joseph Gramley, USA, Mike Block, USA, and Jeffrey Beecher, USA.

 

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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Kinan Azmeh, Syria, left, Johnny Gandelsman, Israel and Russia, and Nicholas Cords, USA.

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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Kayhan Kalhor, Iran, playing the kamancheh, alongside Shane Shanahan, USA, percussion.

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The Silk Road Ensemble at the Hollywood Bowl on Aug. 21, 2016.

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Yo Yo Ma’s ‘Silk Road Ensemble’

Yo-Yo Ma, France and USA, greets the audience in-between songs.

 

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