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Special Events, Yo-Yo Ma, cello & Kathryn Stott, piano, January 24, 2013, Corporate Sponsor: U.S. Bank, Patron Sponsors: Gail and Daniel Rubinfeld, Diana Cohen and Bill Falik, and Susan Graham Harrison and Michael A. Harrison


Suite Italienne

Three Pieces

Alma Brasileira


Danza Negra

Siete Canciones Populares Españolas, G. 40

Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus (from Quatour pour la fin du temps)

Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108

A major season highlight and a special recital with one of the most treasured artists of our time! Yo-Yo Ma's multifaceted career testifies to his continual search for new ways to connect with audiences, and to his personal desire for artistic growth and renewal. Whether performing new or familiar works from the cello repertoire, collaborating with colleagues in chamber music, or exploring musical forms outside of the Western classical tradition, Ma always strives to find connections that stimulate the imagination. "There is hardly any virtuoso of any instrument who is as complete, profound, passionate, and humane a musician as Ma" (Boston Globe).


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Donor Event: Donor Intermission
Thu, Jan 24, 7 pm
Zellerbach Hall Mezzanine
(Donors of $1,200+)

Producer's Circle members may use the complimentary wine pass mailed to them to redeem a glass of Eden Canyon Vineyards Estate or Acacia Chardonnay Carneros at one of the satellite bars located on the Mezzanine at Zellerbach Hall. Please contact the Development office at 510.642.8653 if you have not received your wine pass in the mail by Wednesday, Jan 23.

Membership benefits like these are our way of thanking our supporters for their much needed contributions. To find out how you can become a Donor, please call 510.643.8783 or visit our Support section.

A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma
Fri, Jan 25, 1:30-3 pm
International House, Chevron Auditorium
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley

ADMISSION: Free, UC Berkeley identification is required

Cal Performances presents a gathering for the UC Berkeley community with cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Friday, January 25 at 1:30-3:00 pm at the International House. Join Yo-Yo-Ma as he talks about his wide ranging musical projects in a conversation with Music Department Chair, Ben Brinner.

Admission is free of charge on a first come, first served and UC Berkeley identification is required. (RSVP is not required)

For more information contact Laura Abrams at

Program Notes

Program notes are available online. [PDF]

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Thu, Jan 24, 7 pm

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