Yo-Yo Ma (centre), artistic director of YMCG (Youth Music Culture Guangdong), joking with students before a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei ChenYo-Yo Ma (centre), artistic director of YMCG (Youth Music Culture Guangdong), joking with students before a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Yo-Yo Ma (centre), artistic director of YMCG (Youth Music Culture Guangdong), joking with students before a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

At Yo-Yo Ma China music camp, classical musicians learn improv, how to try new things, and trust 

Nine days of classes in Guangzhou take students out of their comfort zone – and Ma, the event’s musical director, is always on hand to encourage, advise and inspire them to experiment and try the unknown 

Topic |   Classical music
Yo-Yo Ma (centre), artistic director of YMCG (Youth Music Culture Guangdong), joking with students before a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei ChenYo-Yo Ma (centre), artistic director of YMCG (Youth Music Culture Guangdong), joking with students before a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Yo-Yo Ma (centre), artistic director of YMCG (Youth Music Culture Guangdong), joking with students before a rehearsal at the Xinghai Concert Hall in Guangzhou, China. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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