The Music of Strangers
Thursday, March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018 7:00 PM at the Ross Theater
From the director of the Oscar © winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom and the critically acclaimed Best of Enemies, the new film The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble tells the extraordinary story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The feature-length documentary follows this group of diverse instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, arrangers, visual artists and storytellers as they explore the power of music to preserve tradition, shape cultural evolution and inspire hope.
Featured in the film is the legendary Chinese Pipa player and composer, Wu Man. Audiences can see and hear her mastery of the ancient stringed instrument before catching her live performance with the Huayin Shadow Puppet Band at the Lied Center on March 14th at 7:30pm. Audiences will also enjoy seeing Lincoln’s own Lied Center featured in this visually stunning film.
Free admission for UNL students (with student ID).
General admission tickets are at regular Ross prices.