Yo-Yo Ma and friends performed for Obama’s Inaugural

January 20, 2009

At the Inauguration of President Obama, Yo-Yo Ma (Creativity Laureate 2001), along with Itzhak Perlman on violin, Gabriela Montero on piano and Anthony McGill on clarinet, performed ‘Air and Simple Gifts,‘ written for the occasion by John Williams.  To read about the performance and see a video, visit the NY Times website: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/23/arts/music/23band.html.