The Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

PRESENTED BY: Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
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7:00 PM, Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Location: Beacon Hill (click for map)

Over the past 15 years an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music.  The Silk Road Ensemble exemplifies music’s ability to blur international boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for artist and audience.  The film focuses on artists as they gather in locations across the world, exploring the ways art can both preserve traditions and shape cultural evolution and provide solace in times of conflict.

Sponsors: Jill and Joe McKinestry Beacon Arts

Release Year: 2016

Running Time: 96 min

Director: Morgan Neville

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  1. Carolyn
    #1 Carolyn 22 August, 2018, 11:15

    I saw this film once and found it SO inspiring that I am going to see it again! Beautiful demonstration of how music bridges cultural gaps in the world. Touches my heart to think about it.

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  2. Carolyn
    #2 Carolyn 22 August, 2018, 11:23

    I have already seen this film and was SO inspired that I want to see it again. It so beautifully shows how we can bridge cultural gaps with music! Great film!!!

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