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Charles Dutoit and Yo-Yo Ma

8:00 PM
Ravel, Debussy, Saint-Saëns, Lalo
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Revered cellist and CSO Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma joins Concertmaster Robert Chen for a touching and tender duet in Saint-Saëns’ La muse et le poète, then returns as soloist in Lalo’s noble and lyrical Cello Concerto. In the first half of this program, Charles Dutoit conducts Debussy’s otherworldly The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian and Ravel’s poignant Valses nobles et sentimentales.

Thursday's performance is sponsored by Robert J. Buford.


  • Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
  • Debussy Symphonic Fragments from The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
  • Saint-Saëns La muse et le poète
  • Lalo Cello Concerto

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Series Information

This performance is part of the:

Thursday G Series >
Thursday A 9SS Series >

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Preconcert conversations with Johann Buis.
30 minute run-time.

Thurs., March 19, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Fri., March 20, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Sat., March 21, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom


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