News & Ideas

Is There a Limit to Scientific Understanding?

Science enlightens us to phenomena of the universe, but often it fails to help us understand the everyday
By Martin Rees | The Atlantic

“Don Quixote” with Andris Nelsons & Boston Symphony Orchestra

News | Mar 14, 2018

Yo-Yo Ma appears with Kansas City Symphony

News | Mar 13, 2018

New York Times: A Lullaby, a Caress: Yo-Yo Ma, Ax and Kavakos on Brahms

News | Feb 21, 2018

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

Can creativity be taught?
By Ian Sample | The Guardian

On Tour: Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax & Leonidas Kavakos perform Brahms Trios

News | Jan 24, 2018

A note to the World Economic Forum

News | Jan 11, 2018

In Los Angeles: Salonen Concerto with LA Phil

News | Jan 10, 2018

Yo-Yo Ma helms 2nd annual Youth Music Culture Guangdong

News | Nov 29, 2017

In December: Elgar & Dvorak Concertos

News | Nov 21, 2017

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott tour United States

News | Oct 18, 2017

Take Fate by the Throat: Beethoven on Creative Vitality and Resilience in the Face of Suffering

Life is art, art is life
By Maria Popova | Brain Pickings

Yo-Yo Ma reunites with Michael Tilson Thomas & New World Symphony

News | Oct 12, 2017

Soundtrack: “The Vietnam War”

News | Oct 5, 2017

On Tour: Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott in Asia

News | Sep 19, 2017

Yo-Yo Ma & National Symphony Orchestra celebrate Leonard Bernstein

News | Aug 28, 2017

Beyond Anger

It is empathy, not payback, that we should demand in times of rage
By Martha C. Nussbaum | Aeon

New Release: Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax & Leonidas Kavakos perform Brahms Trios

News | Aug 25, 2017

Elite Universities Don’t Get Failure

Failure isn't something to be afraid of; it's one of the keys to growth
By Joshua Spodek | Inc.

Bach at the Hollywood Bowl

News | Aug 16, 2017