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WSJ Video presents - The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble

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The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Grammy-nominated Silk Road Ensemble, a documentary feature from Oscar® and Emmy-winning director Morgan Neville tells the story of the Ensemble and Silkroad, its parent organization. The Music of Strangers is slated for theatrical release in June. Sing Me Home, the latest album by Ma and the Ensemble is a companion, developed and recorded alongside the film.

The sixth album for the group and its founding member and guiding light Yo-Yo Ma - available from Sony Music Masterworks The album was produced by Silk Road Ensemble member Johnny Gandelsman and Grammy Award winner Kevin Killen (U2, Kate Bush, Elvis Castello, David Bowie), and examines the ever-changing idea of home, with original and traditional tunes composed or arranged by members of the Ensemble's unique collective of global artists. Each piece invites listeners to explore the "music of home" through the individual experiences of Ensemble members, many of whom are immigrants. The result is a compelling collection of innovative and deeply moving tributes to the rich cultural heritage of the Balkans, China, Galicia, India, Iran, Ireland, Japan, Mali, people of the Roma, Syria, and the United States.

Watch this Wall Street Journal - Film Trailer for 'The Music of Strangers'