Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Liberty Weekend" (1985-86), "The Night of Music: A Global Celebration" ... Read more »
Born: 10/07/1955

Filmography

Actor (46)

How To Grow A Band 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The 77th Annual Academy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Great Performances: Walt Disney Concert Hall 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Knowledge is the Beginning 2004 (Movie)

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On the Record With Bob Costas 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 45th Annual Grammy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

2002 Olympic Winter Games 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

A Centennial Toast to Symphony Hall 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Classic Yo-Yo Ma 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Carnegie Hall Opening Night 1997 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Yo-Yo Ma: Inspired by Bach 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Marsalis on Music 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Sarabande 1996 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Six Gestures 1996 (Movie)

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Isaac Stern... A Life 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Yo-Yo Ma: A Month at Tanglewood 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Bernstein at 70 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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The Presidential Inaugural Gala 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Stradivarius on Stage 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Gian Carlo Menotti: The Musical Magician 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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The Night of Music: A Global Celebration 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Liberty Weekend 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Heart of the Garden 1984 (Movie)

Cellist (Actor)

Ozawa (TV Show)

Actor
Music (15)

Ex Machina 2015 (Movie)

("In G Major Bwv 1007- Prelude") (Song Performer)

Blindsight 2008 (Movie)

("Night At The Caravanseri") (Song Performer)

Memoirs of a Geisha 2005 (Movie)

Cello Solos (Performer)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 2003 (Movie)

("Prelude (From The Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1 In G Minor, BWV 1007)") (Performer)

Naqoyqatsi 2002 (Movie)

Cello Solos (Performer)

Cora Unashamed 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

The American 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Theme Music

The Talented Mr. Ripley 1999 (Movie)

("Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major") (Performer)

The Horse Whisperer 1998 (Movie)

("Sonata in F Major for Cello and Piano Op 5 No 1") (Performer)

The Tango Lesson 1997 (Movie)

("I Am You") (Song Performer)

Before Sunrise 1995 (Movie)

("Adante (Sonata No 1 in G Major BMV 1027)") (Performer)

King Midas and the Golden Touch 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

Another Woman 1988 (Movie)

("Unaccompanied Cello Suite in D Major") (Performer)

The Ponder Heart (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer

The Song of the Lark (TV Show)

Theme Music Performer
Other (6)

Classic Yo-Yo Ma 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Other

Dogs: The Early Years 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Other

Children of the Night 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Other

Liberty! The American Revolution 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Other

Faith Under Fire 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Other

Biography

Yo-Yo Ma worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Liberty Weekend" (1985-86), "The Night of Music: A Global Celebration" (1986-87) and "Gian Carlo Menotti: The Musical Magician" (1986-87). He also appeared in "Ozawa" (1986-87). He also took on a few movie roles at the time, appearing in the drama "Heart of the Garden" (1985) with Morgen Leigh. Yo-Yo Ma won an Outstanding Individual Achievement - Classical Music/Dance Programming Primetime Emmy Award for "Tchaikovsky 150th Birthday Gala From Leningrad" in 1991. In the nineties, Yo-Yo Ma devoted his time to various credits, such as "Before Sunrise" with Ethan Hawke (1995), "Sarabande" (1997), "Six Gestures" (1997) and "The Tango Lesson" (1997) starring Sally Potter. In the early 2000s, Yo-Yo Ma lent his talents to projects like "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" (2003), "Five Days in September: The Rebirth of an Orchestra" with Peter Oundjian (2005), "Knowledge is the Beginning" (2005), "Memoirs of a Geisha" (2005) starring Zhang Ziyi and "Blindsight" (2008). Yo-Yo Ma last provided music for the Domhnall Gleeson thriller "Ex Machina" (2015).

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