Arts

Yo-Yo Ma: Musical Dialogues

November 25, 2011  • Aspen Institute Arts Program

From the 2011 U.S.-China Forum on Arts and Culture, presented in partnership with Asia Society. Yo-Yo Ma joined actor Meryl Streep and Arts Program Director Damian Woetzel for musical dialogues. Above: Meryl Streep reads “Luchai” by the Chinese poet Wang Wei and “A Letter to Agnes DeMille” by dancer and choreographer Martha Graham while Ma performs George Crumb’s Sonata for Solo Cello. Below: Damian Woetzel performs choreography by Jodi Melnick as Ma performs excerpts of Gyorgi Ligeti’s Sonata for Cello.