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Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma is a world-renowned cellist. His collective, the Silk Road Ensemble, brings together musicians from diverse countries that were historically linked via the trade route of the same name. He’s been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Glenn Gould Prize, the National Medal of Arts, and many more.

“We wanted to honor traditions.”

— Yo-Yo Ma
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What can an entrepreneur learn from a world-class musician? How to create a world-class team, and unite around a clear mission. In this special crossover episode with our sister podcast, Spark & Fire, you’ll hear world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma tell the story of co-founding The Silk Road Project — a musical collective that brings together musicians from wildly different traditions to write and perform original music.