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Opening Concert

Opening Concert

Musical Perspectives on Global Cultures

Celebrated musician Yo-Yo Ma brings together a world- class ensemble of musicians from a global range of traditions, including several from his award-winning Silk Road Ensemble, for a concert celebrating intercultural dialogue and trust.

Yo-Yo Ma is joined by guitarist brothers Sérgio and Odair Assad from Brazil; tabla virtuoso Sandeep Das from India; Russian-born violinist Johnny Gandelsman from the USA; Galician bagpiper Cristina Pato from Spain; pianist Kathryn Stott from the UK; and Sheng (mouth organ) player Wu Tong from China.

Presented in partnership with Intesa Sanpaolo.