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Cellist Jan Vogler and Poet Amanda Gorman Perform on Stephen Colbert

Vogler accompanies Gorman with one of Bach's most famous preludes after their Carnegie Hall performance last month


On a recent episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and cellist Jan Vogler collaborated on a unique performance of Gorman’s poem, “What We Carry,” from her latest book, “Call Us What We Carry."

Volger plays J.S. Bach's Suite for Violoncello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007: I. Prélude alongside Gorman's inspiring message of hope.



"What I admire about Amanda is her optimism that is really visionary, and we need that, I think, in our time," Vogler told NPR's Michel Martin.

A staple in the repertoire, Bach's six Cello Suites are famous for conveying a host of human emotions. Vogler has performed and recorded all of them.

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