Yo-Yo Ma

Airs Friday, December 25th at 9 p.m. Imagine a musical party that celebrates the hopes, dreams and joy that animates seasonal festivals the world over. That is what inspired Yo-Yo Ma to create "Songs of Joy and Peace: The Yo-Yo Ma Holiday Party" with a remarkable group of friends. Hosted by John Schaefer, this one-hour holiday special combines the joy of music with the gift of discovery as shared and performed by friends old and new.

Airs Friday, November 27 at 1 p.m. When it comes to artistic partnerships, there's a lot to be said for the fireworks of musicians joining together for the first time. But there's another kind of collaboration that can yield profound pleasure: a recording with two artists who know each other deeply, in a relationship that has unfolded over years or even decades.

Airs Monday, December 23 at 10 p.m. Imagine a musical party that celebrates the hopes, dreams and joy that animates seasonal festivals the world over. That is what inspired Yo-Yo Ma to create "Songs of Joy and Peace: The Yo-Yo Ma Holiday Party" with a remarkable group of friends. Hosted by John Schaefer, this one-hour holiday special combines the joy of music with the gift of discovery as shared and performed by friends old and new.

Airs Monday, August 19 at 11 a.m. The San Francisco Symphony joins the Red River Radio broadcast schedule with 26 concerts from one of America's most superb orchestra's. On this first program, music director Michael Tilson Thomas will be joined by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Hindemith's Cello Concerto. Maestro Thomas will also lead the orchestra in Beethoven's Leonore Overture No.3 Op. 72a; the Brahms Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op. 68;  and Liszt's Lamento e Trionfo from Tasso. 

Airs Monday, June 24 at 11 a.m. Manfred Honeck takes the podium this week for our concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony with guest cellist Yo-Yo Ma. They perform Antonin Dvorak’s Cello Concerto & Antonio Vivaldi’s Cello Concerto in A minor.  The concert also feature Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite.”

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