Concert: Silkroad Ensemble
April 12, 2018
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Campus
Established by cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 1998, the Silkroad Ensemble is an extraordinary collection of virtuosi, versed in the musical cultures of Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The ensemble performs lively arrangements of traditional music as well as contemporary works by composers from around the globe, blending Western string instruments with classical and folk percussion, strings, and winds in performances of "spontaneity and superb craftsmanship" - The Washington Post.
(Note: YoYo Ma will not be performing with the ensemble.)