Yo-Yo Ma continues his Bach journey at the Nikolaikirche, where Bach spent 27 years of his life as music director. Many of Bach’s works – including the St. Matthew Passion and the cantatas of the Christmas Oratorio – were first heard at the Leipzig church.

On September 1, Yo-Yo Ma brings together members of the Leipzig community for a day of conversation, performance, and action exploring how culture can help us to overcome division. September 2 sees his performance of Bach’s six cello suites at the Nikolaikirche.

You can discover Yo-Yo Ma’s new recording of the suites, Six Evolutions – Bach: Cello Suites, today.