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Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott stand back to back, laughing and smiling
Mark Mann

Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott

Presented by
ADULTS: $100 / $85 / $70
COLLEGE STUDENTS: $80 / $68 / $56
YOUTH: $80 / $68 / $56
Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 7:30 pm
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Part of Hancher's Golden Anniversary Season

One of the world’s most beloved musicians and his longtime collaborator come to Hancher for an unmissable concert. Yo-Yo Ma and world-renowned pianist Kathryn Stott have been collaborating since 1985, and their musical connection is simply unmatched.

Program (pieces grouped together will be performed without pause)
Felix Mendelssohn: Song Without Words, op. 109
arr. Stephen Hough: Scarborough Fair
Carolyn Shaw: Shenandoah
Jean Sibelius: Was it a Dream?, op. 37, no. 4

Ernest Bloch: From Jewish Life

Antonín Dvořák: 4 Romantic Pieces, op. 75


Errollyn Wallen: Dervish

César Camargo Mariano; arr. Jorge Calandrelli: Cristal
Violeta Parra; arr. Jorge Calandrelli: Gracias a la vida
Astor Piazzolla; arr Kathryn Stott: Libertango
Astor Piazzolla: Soledad
Astor Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Preorder food from the Stanley Café!

Avoid the lines by making your food selections before you come to Hancher Auditorium. The Stanley Café will have staff members ready to get your order—including beverages you order when you pick up your food—fast! 

Orders must be placed by noon the day before the performance.

Preorder food

Alicia Brown-Matthes
Wendy Carter and Don Heistad in honor of Chuck Swanson
The Chris and Suzy DeWolf Family

Miriam Gilbert
Skip Klintworth in memory of Tim Terry
John and Patricia Koza
Jeffrey and Kristine Nielsen
Gary and Nancy Pacha

Gretchen Rice in memory of Tim Terry
Tom Rocklin and Barbara McFadden
Edwin and Mary Stone
Chuck and Kim Swanson
Derek and Pamela Willard


RUNNING TIME: 1:50 hours (intermission included)


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A portrait of cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott
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