Watch this adorable video of Leonard Bernstein introducing a 7-year-old Yo-Yo Ma

The now-legendary cellist had an auspicious early concert engagement, at the age of just 7.

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Here’s Leonard Bernstein delivering an idealistic address to President John F. Kennedy, and introducing the terrifyingly young Yo-Yo Ma, at this point only 7 years old.

Ma takes the stage with his sister, and perform together:

It's not the only time Bernstein and Yo-Yo Ma crossed paths, though - Ma once wrote Bernstein this quite lovely letter when he was just 10.

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