HBO has released the trailer for The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, directed by Morgan Neville, that follows members of the international ensemble as they gather in locations across the world
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
NAME OF FILM: THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: YO-YO MA AND THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE
DIRECTOR(S): Morgan Neville
STARRING: Yo-Yo Ma, Kinan Azmeh, Kayhan Kalhor
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Members of a collective of global innovative performers, composers and storytelling musicians, brought together by cellist Yo-Yo Ma as the Silk Road Ensemble, discuss their philosophies on music and culture.
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