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One of the world's most admired musicians is about to play a unique concert at Colorado's most famous concert venue. Superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma will play Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 1. The cellist will perform Johann Sebastian Bach's six unaccompanied Cello Suites -- pieces Ma has returned to throughout his career -- according to the Colorado Symphony, which unveiled details about the concert Friday. The Red Rocks performance is part of a two-year tour that will see Ma play the suites at venues across six continents. With a seating capacity of about 9,500, Red Rocks is an unusually massive setting for a solo recital. 

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