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Mozart's Attic Thursday Sep. 4th at 10:00 pm

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Yo-Yo Ma

The six Bach Suites are mainstays of the literature for unaccompanied cello. Yo-Yo Ma recorded them as a young aspiring artist in his twenties, again in his forties, and now -- for what he says is the final time -- as a mature interpreter who is arguably the pre-emminent cellist of our time. We'll listen to  what Ma has to say about Bach, and then we'll take a look at some of the other projects that he has delved into of late -- projects that have not been without controversy.

Originally from central Massachusetts, Jay has called the Space Coast home for more than 30 years. He began his association with WFIT in the late '90s as a dumpster diver for office furniture in response to a broadcast plea for a new chair from a frustrated disc jockey. (WFIT has come a long way since.)