On Sunday at 3 p.m.,Yo-Yo Ma will close out the Brevard Music Center’s 75th annual festival. Yo-Yo Ma will be playing the Cello Concerto No. 1 by Haydn, Tchaikovsky’s "Variations on a Rococo Theme" and Dvorak’s well-known Symphony No. 9, “From the New World.”
Tickets are sold out, but seats are occasionally released at the last minute. To check for recently released tickets visit http://www.brevardmusic.org. If you are lucky enough to get a seat, you might even get to have your picture taken with Yo-Yo Ma after the performance. His website has a gallery dedicated to fan photos and approximately 50 people have posed with this musical giant.
The performance will be conducted by the venerable Keith Lockhart, performing alongside the Brevard Music Center Orchestra.
Photos of Keith Lockhart courtesy of the Brevard Music Center.