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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his New York taxi tale

The time Yo-Yo Ma left his Stradivarius cello in the back of a New York cab...

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma surprising passers-by in this picturesque national park. Because music and nature are one.

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma surprised passers-by in a picturesque national park, because music and nature are one.

Star cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s passport disaster fixed after Home Office blunder

Star cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason’s passport disaster fixed after Home Office blunder

Cello prodigy Yo-Yo Ma plays for President J.F. Kennedy

When a 7-year-old cello prodigy named Yo-Yo Ma played to the world for the first time

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs beautiful Bach in poignant tribute to lives lost to COVID-19 in India

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs beautiful Bach in poignant tribute to India

Bolero on just one cello

Four cellists play Ravel’s Bolero on one cello, in acrobatic classical masterpiece

Yo-Yo Ma gives concert at COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Beloved cellist Yo-Yo Ma gives impromptu concert at COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Watch Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Gary Barlow perform a stunning pop/classical rendition of ‘Hallelujah’

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason joins singer Gary Barlow for a sensational duet on ‘Hallelujah’

The Dig soundtrack – is the story of the cellist and the nightingale real?

The Dig soundtrack: all the music scoring Netflix’s film on the Sutton Hoo treasure

Yo-Yo Ma plays poignant ‘Amazing Grace’ at Biden inauguration concert

Yo-Yo Ma brings world to tears with poignant ‘Amazing Grace’ at inauguration concert

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Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen perform Debbie Wiseman’s ‘A Lustre to this Day’

Hear Debbie Wiseman’s cello and piano piece celebrating ‘better times ahead’

Alexander Buzlov played at the 16th Tchaikovsky International Competition in February 2020

International cellist Alexander Buzlov has died, aged 37

Min Lee cello lesson

Mother proves point by picking up her daughter’s cello and playing it as a violin

Symbolic Armenian concert hall bombed in Azerbaijan attack

Cellist plays to mourn cathedral shelled in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

278 cellists play ‘Adagio for Strings’ from 29 countries

278 cellists playing ‘Adagio for Strings’ from 29 countries is everything the world needs

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‘Enough racism’: Twenty musicians play outside Rio prison after jailing of young cellist

Cellist performs Super Mario Bros with egg shaker to improve the world’s week

Cellist creates brilliant multitrack of the Mario Kart theme, with three cellos and an egg shaker

Cello concert in Entringen outdoor pool

A cello concert in a swimming pool – this is classical music during COVID-19 distancing