Dr. Howard Gardner sits down with featured guest Yo-Yo Ma during this candid interview. Yo-Yo Ma is a 15-time Grammy Winner, the recipient of the 2010 Medal of Freedom and a world-famous cellist, he is considered to be one of the best classical performers of all time. Ma started his musical career at the age of 5 and began to perform with orchestras around the world by the age of 20, he plays many different styles of music and no genre is to remote for his awe-inspiring capabilities. To date Ma has recorded over 50 albums and movie soundtracks, and has appeared on many television shows, including his own show : Bach's Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. He is a committed educator and humanitarian who dedicates time to organizations world-wide. Dr. Howard Gardner, is one of the most influential intellectuals in the world. He is the author of over 20 books including: Extraordinary Minds, Five Minds for the Future, Changing Minds and Multiple Intelligences, widely published and translated throughout the world. In this series Dr. Howard Gardner, world-renowned author, explores the most extraordinary minds of our time, revolutionary individuals who have used their brilliance to shape the world.