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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Gave a Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border to Deliver a Unifying 

On Saturday morning, famous classical musician Yo-Yo Ma brought his cello to the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, which connects the twin cities of Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to play Bach’s “Suite No. 1 for Unaccompanied Cello.”

The performance was part of Ma’s “Bach Project,” in which the world-renowned musician has endeavored to perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s six suites for solo cello in 36 locations around the world in a celebration of our common humanity during what he sees as an era of deep division.

On Saturday, that journey brought Ma to the US-Mexico border.

“I’ve lived my life at the borders between cultures, between disciplines, between musics, between generations,” Ma said to his audience, in a message about unity. Read more

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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Gave a Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border to Deliver a Unifying  On Saturday morning, famous classical musician Yo-Yo Ma brought his cello to the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, which connects the twin cities of Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to play Bach’s “Suite No. 1 for Unaccompanied Cello.” The performance was part of Ma’s “Bach Project,” in which the world-renowned musician has endeavored to perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s six suites for solo cello in 36 locations around the world in a celebration of our common humanity during what he sees as an era of deep division. On Saturday, that journey brought Ma to the US-Mexico border. “I’ve lived my life at the borders between cultures, between disciplines, between musics, between generations,” Ma said to his audience, in a message about unity.ellist Yo-Yo Ma Gave a Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border to Deliver a Unifying  Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Gave a Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border to Deliver a Unifying