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Behind the Scenes

Photographing the Joffrey Ballet

Last week marked the end of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival’s 80th Anniversary, and I found myself scrambling from one dress rehearsal to the other trying to squeeze in documentation of both main stage performances. I was so excited/nostalgic about the fact that this is the last week of… Read More >

Yo-Yo Ma: Cellist in chief

By Anne Midgette
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, March 14, 2010
In 1961, Pablo Casals played for John F. Kennedy at the White House. The concert could be seen as a symbol of the importance of the arts to the Kennedy administration, or as a gesture of honor to a great cellist.
But there’s… Read More >

Yo-Yo Ma: Profiling the world’s greatest living cellist

First published on 7 Jun 2012. Updated on 7 Jun 2012.
Time Out traces the journey of the man behind the Silk Road Project, the world’s greatest living cellist, Yo-Yo Ma.
We could call Yo-Yo Ma the world’s greatest ambassador of the cello – that is, if it weren’t so limiting. An artistic… Read More >