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Maui Yo-Yo Ma Concert

Don't miss this world-famous cellist in his first Hawaii performance.
January 16, 2015

Maui Yo-Yo Ma Concert

Live on Maui Every so often, we like to take a break from our serious Maui real estate blog topics and point out something fun to our readers. After all, choosing to live on Maui isn't all about home prices and economic trends. Sometimes, it's worth discussing the opportunities for fun and enjoyment that abound here. On that note, world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma is going to perform here on Maui on January 22nd, which is this coming Thursday.

Not familiar with this talented musician? If so, you've probably heard his music in various films and TV shows without realizing it. For example, have you ever seen Mission Impossible, The Horse Whisperer, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Immortal Beloved, Master and Commander, or Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? These are just some of the movies that have benefited from his talent. As for TV shows, he has worked on The West Wing, American Horror Story, Alias, and even Sex and the City.

Beyond all that popular stuff that the masses are familiar with, he has earned many honors and distinctions throughout the world. He is a Kennedy Center Honoree, a CultureConnect Ambassador, a UN Messenger of Peace, and he has received many prestigious music awards. For example, his 90 albums have earned him 19 Grammy Awards. His repertoire includes classical, bluegrass, traditional Chinese, Argentinean and Brazilian music. Not only has his music garnered critical acclaim the world over, but his poignant musical analysis has set him apart from many other world-class musicians, earning him another level of respect from the musical community.

This concert is not one that you'll want to miss. It's the first he has ever performed in Hawaii, and unsurprisingly, he chose the Maui Arts & Cultural Center as his venue. Again, the performance will be held on January 22nd, at 7:30pm. He has chosen an all-Bach program, including Suite #1 in G Major, Suite #5 in C Minor, Suite #3 in C Major. Tickets were available at the time this blog was written, but have since sold out, which is no surprise at all! You'll just have to keep an eye on the shows at the MACC to jump on tickets early when necessary. Hopefully, you already purchased yours!  Enjoy your weekend, and mahalo for reading this week!

Image courtesy of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center

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