Sony Masterworks releases Viva Brazil, a six-song live digital EP from Yo-Yo Ma, Kathryn Stott, Sergio and Odair Assad and Joseph Gramley. Recorded live on April 30th at the Palladium Center in Carmel, Indiana, the Viva Brazil Live EP will be available as a download on all digital service providers today.
The Laureates of the Polar Music Prize 2012 are:
YO-YO MA & PAUL SIMON
Yo-Yo Ma Citation:
The Polar Music Prize 2012 is awarded to Yo-Yo Ma, the leading cellist of our time. Yo-Yo Ma has dedicated his virtuosity and his heart to journeys of musical exploration and discovery around the world. With a cello and curiosity in his wake, Yo-Yo Ma has in travelling routes like the Silk Road, united people from every continent. Yo-Yo Ma is living proof that music is communication, passion and the ability to share experience.
Paul Simon Citation:
WBUR in Boston talks with Yo-Yo Ma and he performs in the studio. Click to watch.
At iTunes now! The Goat Rodeo Sessions Live From The House of Blues, featuring brand new live tracks.
Missed The Goat Rodeo Live? The Live EP is now available at iTunes, featuring 5 live tracks from the show. The exclusive EP includes brand new tracks "Gamba Sonata Number 1 Movement 4," "Fiddle Medley," and "All Through The Night."
Read this fantastic interview with Yo-Yo at MSN Music, as he talks about tonight's cinecast and what he's planning to do in the future.
Yo-Yo's favorite place to go? The Berkshires in western Massachusetts. Find out at VanityFair.com what makes this place so special for him.
Buy your tickets here to The Goat Rodeo Sessions Live in select movie theaters January 31, and get a free download of the bonus track "Parallax" on iTunes with your online ticket purchase (subject to specific ticketing providers).
Starting today, you can pre-order an exclusive EP from iTunes, featuring tracks from the upcoming Goat Rodeo Sessions Live from the House of Blues in Boston, and broadcast live in movie theaters across the country through Fathom Events on January 31.
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