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I'll never forget the way Ennio Morricone described music as “energy, space, and time.” It is, perhaps, the most co… https://t.co/dLG8lZPpoW
7/6
2020
The arts community needs relief now. Go to https://t.co/OYKVQCn5Ss to call on Congress for support. @artsreliefnow #covidrelief #artsrelief
7/5
2020
I’m thrilled to join artists and changemakers for @ThePeaceStudio's 100 Offerings of Peace. Over several months, ou… https://t.co/9yhEIiDdMY
7/1
2020
Some important tips from the @UN’s Verified initiative. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare Learn More: https://t.co/SAmyP6Uini https://t.co/ch605siERo
6/30
2020
‘My dream is that people will continue to turn to the arts for comfort, for solace.’ Watch mezzo soprano… https://t.co/2owUwXyROb
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6/26
2020
6 more elections happening today. Verify your voter registration, get vote-by-mail or polling place info, know your… https://t.co/eqwOyC3njJ
6/23
2020
Artists: Our call for unity in the face of COVID-19 came from our belief in humanity. We refuse to give up our fait… https://t.co/8MAf5hGSZ5
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaWhen my trip to Kenya this month was canceled, I asked the artists of @ExileKeyFilms in Kakuma Refugee Camp to cont… https://t.co/1JXrsfWa8r
6/20
2020
Out today! https://t.co/wWvtVMDrNI — with @EdgarMeyerJr, @christhile, @stubobduncan, @odonovanaoife, @SonyMasterworks #GoatRodeoThis song, "Build a House", came knocking a week ago and I had to let it in. What can I say about what’s been happ… https://t.co/UFP2o8eq17
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaYou brought me here to build a house, build a house, build a house You brought me here to build a house. I will not… https://t.co/6n6N5qlZ43But then you came and took my song, took my song, took my song But then you came and took my song, playing it for y… https://t.co/FQ3UZMpC6QSo then I traveled far and wide, far and wide, far and wide And then I traveled far and wide until I found a home I… https://t.co/3bSl8FImZCI found a place to build my house, build my house, build my house I found a place to build my house since I couldn’… https://t.co/myPeHyq6RXI laid the brick and built your house, built your house, built your house I laid the brick and built your house, ra… https://t.co/2U2uU0voUZLyrics to "Build a House" @RhiannonGiddens featuring Yo-Yo Ma You brought me here to build your house, build your… https://t.co/4AM7tt6fDZWatch the full video of "Build A House," a new song by the incomparable @RhiannonGiddenshttps://t.co/3hEUy7UcfGThere are so many stories made invisible: too-often-violent histories hidden beneath the surfaces of our cities, ou… https://t.co/lkW56n1s4x
6/19
2020
It’s time for “The Yo-Yo Mo Show!" Join Mo Willems and me for an evening of music, doodling, and imagination. 🎶 🎨… https://t.co/OKjcGZ26Ql
5/31
2020
So excited to join @TaikaWaititi for EP7 of 'James and the Giant Peach with #TaikaAndFriends' to raise money for… https://t.co/3JJOjV2L91Happy to share "Nebbia" — a new track from 'Not Our First Goat Rodeo.' The full album arrives June 19. Can’t wait f… https://t.co/RyIIxmKZII @nitecyn @kencen My sister ❤️Tune in tonight at 6p ET for the @kencen's Special Broadcast of An American Pageant of the Arts. Details:… https://t.co/PoH0YQy57h
5/29
2020
It’s been a joy to be making things with the amazing #MoWillems recently. Here’s a lullaby — “Nana” by Manuel de Fa… https://t.co/7hDJkVq788
5/27
2020
From NPR Live Sessions: Watch Yo-Yo Ma perform Bach’s 6 Unaccompanied Cello Suites at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Presented by W… https://t.co/gJulY35C50
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaOne more hour! Tune in at 3pm for my live performance of the complete Bach cello suites — a memorial to those we've… https://t.co/HFaOttT7Ny
5/24
2020
Tomorrow's livestream from @WGBH in Boston will be at 3pm ET on YouTube and public radio stations nationwide. https://t.co/J57hO9hMJG ❤️Tomorrow I’ll be playing Bach’s complete cello suites live as a memorial to those we lost and a tribute to the resi… https://t.co/fJ0ZjKdJ28
5/23
2020
When Yo-Yo Ma was 7, the great cellist Pablo Casals told him to always make time for baseball. "It took me decades… https://t.co/FuW1GoCXdw
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5/22
2020
As we work together to contain #COVID19, we must also work to contain misinformation. That's why we're launching… https://t.co/JlNTCev3zK
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaJoin us as we honor Lynn today at 2pm EST. https://t.co/bLqH20QLLv https://t.co/cl7z0wCCYN
5/21
2020
Last year in Lima I met artists of the Shipibo tribe, who use art to share their knowledge of the Amazon. They sett… https://t.co/43gYorfKRY
5/20
2020
On Sunday, May 24 at 3pm ET, I’ll be performing #Bach’s complete cello suites live as a memorial for those we've lo… https://t.co/uecjoqw1z4
5/19
2020
Wishing everyone a peaceful weekend. Mark O’Connor's "Appalachia Waltz" #songsofcomfort https://t.co/LsL0V2CYOZ
5/15
2020
YouTube is currently down. You can also watch on Facebook! https://t.co/MtfXmHrtiZStarts in 5 minutes! https://t.co/bfZX5APBmV https://t.co/L2FCZLoIKLSee you tonight! YouTube: https://t.co/1BEyEXGRYi Facebook: https://t.co/oPOQcxjGYB https://t.co/Jd04LghYdH
5/14
2020
Join the @nyphil, @LincolnCenter, and me on Thursday, May 14 at 7:30 pm EST for the streaming premiere of my 1995 p… https://t.co/0TAPWNO3ig
5/12
2020
Happening now: https://t.co/sd1b0VSdnP https://t.co/Gwxp4E1i6ITo all the mothers and caregivers: thank you for the love you give every day. Love Theme (from "Cinema Paradiso”),… https://t.co/bYXTiSNbv7
5/10
2020
Its time for everyone of us to ask: What do we really want in this new world? What is our vision for ourselves, our… https://t.co/b198CXm5nQ
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5/9
2020
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Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaI'm LIVE now with @silkroadproject and @playing4change . https://t.co/0hCtFefqtj
5/8
2020
For those grieving. Albinoni: Adagio in G Minor #songsofcomfort https://t.co/aFIyGGzsdjTune in Friday at 4pm EST for my benefit with the @silkroadproject on the @playing4change YouTube channel.… https://t.co/j3SaMnmVlPJoin me this Sunday at 6 pm EST. @LincolnCenter https://t.co/DmvYPqK9ol https://t.co/s04k5jtKYr
5/7
2020
BOLERO JUILLIARD: A short film featuring 100+ Juilliard students and alumni. "What can we do together even while we… https://t.co/uynoH954eE
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaFor our last Home Cooking episode, we called @YoYo_Ma for some words of wisdom & comfort. We talk about cooking foo… https://t.co/V65GoBKmjl
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5/6
2020
@2ysur2ysub @Bossa_Nakane @HlRAYAMANAWARI @YouTube Voila! https://t.co/Q51d6WEk3i
5/4
2020
Recovery from the #COVID19 crisis is an opportunity to tackle the global climate emergency and build a better world… https://t.co/k4wN2ote5e
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaThank you for the kind comments on my #songsofcomfort playlist. This weekend, I invite you to make your own… https://t.co/bV03kUw7Gj
5/2
2020
❤️ For the canceled weddings, separated lovers, new loves found, and loved ones near and far. This is Elgar's "Salu… https://t.co/lAggraSLfO
5/1
2020
We mourn the loss of a beautiful musical soul. Lynn was the quintessential musician, who explored life through the… https://t.co/xw27M22WtHSharing all of my #songsofcomfort with you as a #playlist — listen on Spotify (https://t.co/amRkPZWoEK) or YouTube… https://t.co/rXKhQTg2uYSonnet 41 over iced coffee. #ASonnetADay https://t.co/MavJ8ZUNW9
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4/29
2020
Addressing the climate crisis and #COVID19 simultaneously requires a response stronger than any seen before to safe… https://t.co/sJauW9eQDA
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaV. Epilogue from "The Fence, the Rooftop and the Distant Sea." Composed by and performed with my dear friend… https://t.co/DkaUaeVbtb
4/28
2020
Prayer by Ernest Bloch (“From Jewish Life” No. 1) #songsofcomfort https://t.co/NL5KYfk75j
4/26
2020
From our #BachProject community tree planting in Pittsfield, Massachussetts, last summer. @1t_org #TrillionTreeshttps://t.co/H1Re4sLbw6Planting or saving a trillion trees is a big task. It’s an all-hands-on-deck global challenge and everyone has a ro… https://t.co/f4S6jFz8kmThe #BachProject has also introduced me to some of the many, many people working to protect our home. I extend my d… https://t.co/QAoZnm5e9BFrom Jakarta's mangroves to Christchurch's rivers, South Africa's oceans to Chile's sky, it's clear that Earth is o… https://t.co/X529VeNfkm
4/22
2020
@SusanLong64 @angeliquekidjo @BlockCello !I’m grateful for music’s comfort, but also for its connections. Two years ago, I heard @angeliquekidjo sing “Blewu”… https://t.co/6rk1crRm75
4/21
2020
Around the world, people are scared and are looking for sound advice. This is a time for facts, science and solida… https://t.co/EoP6W6OaFo
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4/20
2020
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4/18
2020
“On a Personal Note” is a new podcast featuring stories from Cleveland Orchestra Musicians and Music Director Franz… https://t.co/d2ZNc63wYE
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4/17
2020
"Prayer is not enough." The Dalai Lama on why we need to fight coronavirus with compassion https://t.co/4heEN4UvRU
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4/16
2020
This music has been with me for 60 years. It's seen me through times of stress, loss, joy, and transition. It's con… https://t.co/ldfV4Skld3
4/12
2020
No one should have to worry about how they're going to vote safely. @HeadCountOrg created a new resource on how to… https://t.co/slLnAy1L1BSarabande from Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, J.S. Bach #songsofcomfort https://t.co/MCISMO54yD"Bach — the least socially distanced of composers in his domestic life, with 20 children passing through at one tim… https://t.co/YWLzAUDXHS‘Voila!’ – the second single from ‘Not Our First #GoatRodeo’ – is out now! The full album arrives June 19.… https://t.co/GdCRGPqMWJ"We call on all of humanity to take inspiration from the acts of solidarity, cooperation & kindness to support the… https://t.co/h4RbDYQjlY
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4/10
2020
And gathering around Wolof notions of women’s empowerment in the Medina with a traditional Yendu hosted by the all-… https://t.co/N8mNkRhsu2Tracing transatlantic musical exchange with the young women of the Maison d'Éducation Mariama Bâ & Senegalese regga… https://t.co/4O4KgAV9F1The #BachProject was in Dakar, Senegal, in February celebrating #Wolof music with Kaddu Yaraax Théâtre Forum... 📸… https://t.co/2XcRqV6TFhMissing making music with my friends @EdgarMeyerJr, @christhile & @stubobduncan... The next single from ‘Not Our Fi… https://t.co/xG50yu8yNgvia @NYTimes https://t.co/NWMQOZmlZj
4/9
2020
"In dark times, artists do more than provide light; they create it and sustain it. They help us see and understand… https://t.co/iQh7jd4NoX
4/8
2020
Dona Nobis Pacem (“grant us peace”) #songsofcomfort https://t.co/bl2iDDdaYaIt’s World Health Day, and we owe a profound debt of gratitude to all our medical professionals. They’re still givi… https://t.co/uhfPzagqi7
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4/7
2020
For your continuing education. https://t.co/h3tg5mu81X
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4/5
2020
Partita, Ahmed Adnan Saygun #songsofcomfort 🌍 https://t.co/91EtB0NEgyAround the world, women are at the frontline of the #COVID19 response as they make up the majority of health and s… https://t.co/eSXDO24xF5
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4/4
2020
When we stand together, we’re stronger together. Tonight at 7, join Brigham Health in saluting all essential person… https://t.co/cmGOXHPMcg
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaI am joining other @UN Messengers of Peace in supporting the appeal for a global ceasefire made by @antonioguterreshttps://t.co/YJji7dWI1OI am so excited for the start of "Goodnight with Dolly" tonight! Check it out on @dollyslibrary at 7PM ET ❤️… https://t.co/aqXGozCEF2
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4/3
2020
My friend @SandyBoynton and I made a little something! #SongsofComfort “Mooing Home” — Music by Dvořák https://t.co/4CKRzOGBve
4/1
2020
Watch the original performance! https://t.co/g8bto417QN.via @NYTimes https://t.co/jbdRfxkdBS
3/31
2020
Sonnet 10. #ASonnetADay https://t.co/yKA0zttI4o
Retweeted by Yo-Yo MaThe race to prepare rural America for the onslaught of #Covid19 #coronavirus cases https://t.co/2WDQ5AtRq0
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3/29
2020
The only way out of the #COVID19 pandemic is through strong and effective international cooperation. Now is the t… https://t.co/pcgYgg4qfW
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3/28
2020
For Italy. Per l'Italia. Morricone, from "The Legend of 1900" ("La leggenda del pianista sull’oceano")… https://t.co/0567KoO2fiDuring this crisis, our grocery store clerks, delivery drivers, transit and utility workers—along with so many othe… https://t.co/FgNwvpshoo
Retweeted by Yo-Yo Ma.@wef Trustee @YoYo_Ma has launched #SongsofComfort to help people cope during lockdown - We'll be sharing musical… https://t.co/7qDGDTeyD9
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3/27
2020
Great cover. One of the heroes of our time. When the going gets tough, the tough—and generous—get going. From hurri… https://t.co/eHytTEkOyv
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3/26
2020

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