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Who is the British composer who wrote a piece specially for her?

  • Edward Elgar

  • Benjamin Britten

  • Thomas Adès

  • Gustav Holst

Answer

British composer Thomas Adès wrote a piece specially for cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The piece, entitled "Concerto for Cello and Orchestra," was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and premiered in 2008. It is one of Adès' most popular works and has been performed by Ma and other cellists around the world.
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