Internationally-Acclaimed Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Receives Fred Rogers Legacy Award, Gives Benefit Recital

Internationally-acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Fred Rogers Legacy Award and gave a recital to benefit the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media today (Friday, May 23) at Saint Vincent College.

Ma, who appeared twice with Fred Rogers on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and became a lifelong friend of the late public television legend, was invited to receive the honor by Joanne Rogers, honorary chairperson of the Center’s Advisory Council, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Center.

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