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TUNE IN TONIGHT to see Yo-Yo Ma on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Tune in tonight to see Cellist Yo-Yo Ma on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS at 1135pm EST / 1035 CST.

Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott have created a unique classical music experience with their new Sony Classical recording - Songs from the Arc of LifeReleased on September 18, this all-new recording also celebrates thirty years of friendship and collaboration in concerts and recordings for Ma and Stott. The album includes pieces they have frequently performed but never recorded, as well as a handful of discoveries.

Born of Chinese descent on October 7, 1955, in Paris, France, Yo-Yo Ma's 60th birthday is this Wednesday, and the cellist has had an asounding career which has produced more than 75 albums and 15 Grammy Awards. Artistic director of the Silk Road Project, an organization dedicated to promoting the various traditions along the ancient Silk Road trade route, Ma was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2001, and in 2010, was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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