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Cellist Plays Bach in the Shadow of the US-Mexico Border

Cellist Plays Bach in the Shadow of the US-Mexico Border

Jun 25, 2019-- With powerful words, performing music by Bach, renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma reminds us of music's unique power to connect and unite everyone. At the border between sister cities Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, he quotes from the poem by Emma Lazarus on the base of the Statue of Liberty: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free...". Like the Statue of Liberty, Yo-Yo Ma and his music exhort us to remember that "in culture we build bridges, not walls." (2857 reads)


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