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Aspen Institute Radio chats with Yo-Yo Ma

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This past week, Aspen Institute Radio celebrated art and culture with discussions about the art of playwriting, the art of African-American History, and a chat with Grammy Award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Aspen Institute Radio, our two-hour radio show, airs every Saturday and Sunday on SiriusXM Insight (channel 121). Each episode dives into the topics that inform the world around us. Here in our weekly Listen Longer posts, we'll recap each episode and show where you can read, watch, and listen to more. Don't have SiriusXM?

Yo-Yo Ma's latest album Sing Me Home, is with the Silk Road Ensemble and will surprise and delight. With guest performers and imaginative sounds that transform the traditional musical landscape, this is the sixth album by the Grammy-nominated Silk Road Ensemble and its founding member and guiding light Yo-Yo Ma - available from Sony Music Masterworks. Sing Me Home is alaso the companion album, developed and recorded alongside The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, a documentary feature from Oscar® and Emmy-winning director Morgan Neville that tells the story of the Ensemble and Silkroad, its parent organization. The Music of Strangers is slated for theatrical release in June.