Silk Road Ensemble: The Road to Beijing


  • Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

In this documentary, which features Yo-Yo Ma, students learn about the Silk Road Ensemble and the Ensemble's musicians. The accompanying teachers' guide has students consider some of the musician's reflections on Beijing and China, examine some key themes of the documentary, and learn about the intricacies of the musical piece, "Ambush from Ten Sides."