Amanpour and Company

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Plays "Simple Gifts"

Clip: 07/30/2020 | 2m 50s Video has closed captioning.

During lockdown, people the world over have derived comfort from music. What can it teach us about peace? A new project is asking artists to express what music means to them. Behind this effort is President Obama’s sister Maya Soetoro, founder of The Peace Studio. She joins the program alongside famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Aired: 07/30/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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