yo-yo ma x lil buck = something awesome

This is awesome. This amazing performance video, posted on director Spike Jonze's Opening Ceremony blog, features world-renown cellist Yo-Yo Ma dueting with L.A.-based dancer "Lil Buck" to create something really unique and wonderful. Just watch it:

Here's some background on the piece, according to Spike Jonze:
The other day, I was lucky enough to be at an event to bring the arts back into schools and got to see an amazing collaboration between Yo-Yo Ma and a young dancer in LA, Lil Buck. Someone who knows Yo-Yo Ma had seen Lil Buck on YouTube and put them together. The dancing is Lil Buck's own creation and unlike anything I've seen. Hope you enjoy.
The two seem so different standing there next to each other -- not necessarily a collaboration you'd dream up off the top of your head. But this video is something special coming together like peanut butter and jelly. Beautiful.

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