Yo-Yo Ma: The Classical Cello Collection

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Sony Classical is pleased to present The Classic Cello Collection, a box set celebrating the legendary American cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Released in honor of Yo-Yo...
Sony Classical is pleased to present The Classic Cello Collection, a box set celebrating the legendary American cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Released in honor of Yo-Yo Ma’s 60th birthday on October 7, the set features great works from the classical cello repertoire with compositions by 23 classical composers. The 14 classic albums in this 15-CD originals jackets collection have been selected by Yo-Yo Ma from his vast discography of more than 80 original albums, recorded between 1979 and 2015. Included are five Grammy Award®-winning recordings as well as his legendary bestsellers Bach Cello Suites, Inspired by Bach and Simply Baroque. The Classic Cello Collection also features the great cello concertos by Boccherini, Dvorak, Elgar, Walton, Saint-Sae?ns, collaborations with long time partners such as Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern and Kathryn Stott and liner notes written by Nicholas Cords from the Silk Road Ensemble and Brooklyn Rider.

- Repertoire selected personally by Yo-Yo Ma
- Box set of 14 complete classic albums on 15 CDs
- Includes 5 Grammy Award®-winning recordings as well as his legendary bestsellers Bach Cello Suites, Inspired by Bach and Simply Baroque
- Also features the great cello concertos by Boccherini, Dvorak, Elgar, Walton, Saint-Saens and more
- Collaborations with long-time partners such as Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern and Kathryn Stott
- Liner notes written by Nicholas Cords from the Silk Road Ensemble and Brooklyn Rider


Product Description:


  • Release Date: October 02, 2015


  • UPC: 888751307421


  • Catalog Number: 88875130742


  • Label: Sony


  • Number of Discs: 15


  • Period: ""


  • Composer: Antonín Dvořák, Arnold Schoenberg, Béla Bartók, Benjamin Britten, Camille Saint-Saëns, César Franck, Edouard Lalo, Ernest Bloch, Franz Schubert, Gabriel Fauré, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johannes Brahms, Jules Massenet, Ludwig van Beethoven, Luigi Boccherini, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Richard Strauss, Samuel Barber, Sergei Prokofiev, Sir Edward Elgar, Sir William Walton, Stephen J. Albert, Victor Herbert


  • Conductor: André Previn, Claudio Abbado, David Zinman, Kurt Masur, Lorin Maazel, Seiji Ozawa, Ton Koopman


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, ORTF National Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


  • Performer: Barbara Bonney, Edgar Meyer, Emanuel Ax, Isaac Stern, Jaime Laredo, Kathryn Stott, Pamela Frank, Rebecca Young, Ton Koopman, Yo-Yo Ma