YO-YO MA PREMIERES SPOTIFY SINGLES FEATURING COVER OF ED SHEERAN’S ‘SHAPE OF YOU’ AND ‘ALLEMANDE’ FROM BACH’S CELLO SUITE NO. 2
NEW YORK, NY (February 6, 2019) – YO-YO MA today premieres his new, two-track ‘Spotify Singles’ recording, featuring a special cover of Ed Sheeran’s hit single ‘Shape of You’ and the ‘Allemande’ from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2.
Recorded at Spotify Studios in New York City, Ma’s new rendition of the ‘Allemande’ from J.S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 follows the August release of Six Evolutions – Bach: Cello Suites (Sony Classical), which spent 21 weeks atop the Billboard Classical Traditional Chart and has since garnered over 23 million streams worldwide.
Also included in today’s release is a special cover of multiplatinum-selling artist Ed Sheeran’s No. 1 hit song ‘Shape of You’, arranged by Ma’s Silkroad colleagues Mike Block and Shane Shanahan