The Silkroad Ensemble, a diverse group of musicians from around the world, will give a concert Tuesday night on Penn State’s University Park campus. The group was founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 1999.
“There were 60 musicians,” says Silkroad’s co-artistic director, Nicholas Cord. “We premiered 15 new pieces. A beautiful cacophony is the best way I could describe it.“
“Silkroad was Yo-Yo’s brainchild in a lot of ways. And I think Yo-Yo had always had an idea in his life to do something of this magnitude.”