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Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach - Struggle for Hope

Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach - Struggle for Hope

In STRUGGLE FOR HOPE Yo-Yo Ma and Kabuki actor Tamasaburo Bando combine talents to create an emotionally charged dance performance to J.S. Bach's 'Suite No. 5 for Unaccompanied Cello' that draws its inspiration from two very distinct worlds. As eastern mysticism meets western rigor, the two rehearse and discuss the ultimate goal: a performance that enhances both traditions and transcends the cultural boundaries that naturally exist between them.

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