Yo-Yo Ma

Philadelphia Music Makers on WRTI
1:43 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

George Horner's Story: From Moravia to Death Camps to Prague to Australia to America

Pianist and Newtown Square resident George Horner narrowly escaped the Holocaust. He performed in the Terezin cabarets to lift the spirits of those around him.

A remarkable physician and pianist now living in Newtown Square, PA continues to affect the lives of all those he touches. On this week's Philadelphia Music Makers, you'll hear his story and his music. Tune in on Sunday, November 16 at 5 pm for this special show at 90.1 FM or online at wrti.org

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Creatively Speaking
7:47 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Newtown Square Physician Performs With Yo-Yo Ma

Dr. George Horner

Dunwoody Village Retirement Community in Newtown Square has a unique resident - a retired physician who performed in concert this week with the internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, this is but one achievement in a life that has been a series of struggles and successes.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
2:29 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Can Yo-Yo Ma Fix The Arts?

Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Cristina Pato perform during Ma's Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center.
David Hathcox/Americans for the Arts

Originally published on Wed April 10, 2013 11:54 am

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WRTI Spotlight
10:11 am
Sun June 17, 2012

The New York Philharmonic: Yo-Yo Ma, Beethoven's 9th, and Dvorak's Cello Concerto on ENCORE!

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Join us on Sunday, June 17th from 3 to 5 pm for a special broadcast featuring Kurt Masur on the podium.

Program:

Dvořák: Cello Concerto  
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9  

Artists:

Kurt Masur, Conductor        
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello    
Sylvia McNair, Soprano            
Florence Quivar, Mezzo-Soprano            
Stuart Neill, Tenor        
René Pape, Bass

Creatively Speaking
11:01 am
Fri August 13, 2010

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma reflects on self-discovery and what keeps him enthusiastic.

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