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Yo-Yo Ma plays impromptu two and a half hour Bach concert under the Acropolis / Tornos News

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World-famous musician Yo-Yo Ma spent three days in Athens, one to present his Bach Project at the Herod Atticus Odeon on Sunday and another two where he performed impromptu for the public in Athens and Piraeus, ANA reports. At the ancient Odeon, the American cellist of Chinese descent performed his beloved six Bach suites for cello for 2.5 hours straight in a relaxed manner under the Acropolis, with the audience packing the open-air theatre to the gills. He often addressed himself to the public about the Bach Project, performance in 36 unique sites of the planet that promotes the role of art in uniting people.

The multiple winner of Grammy awards and nearly 90 recordings had stood at Gate 8 at the port of Piraeus on Friday, the day of his arrival, to play Bach like a street musician for the travelers getting on and off the ferries

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