International treasure and Ovations favorite Yo-Yo Ma and his longtime collaborator, pianist Kathryn Stott, make their highly anticipated return to our classical series for the first time in 15 years. Since 1984, Ma and Stott have developed a connection that thrives in live performances. Recognized for his incomparable virtuosity, innovation and warmth—Ma has performed for eight U.S. presidents, serves as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, and is a National Medal of the Arts and Kennedy Center Honoree.
STRAVINSKY | Suite Italienne
Minuetto – Finale
PROKOFIEV | Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 119
Allegro, ma non troppo
RACHMANINOFF | Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19
Lento – Allegro moderato
A wonderfully warm and mutually responsive musical partnership that has blossomed in performances that are both generous and incisive.”