The other night, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed the Courante from Bach's "Cello Suite No. 2," and Misty Copeland, who earlier this year became the first African-American ballerina to be named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, danced a piece choreographed by Marcelo Gomes. And it was extraordinary.

I wish I knew the ballet terminology in order to transcribe the dance, but I don't. Imagine if the most beautiful butterfly and the most beautiful horse merged into the most beautiful pegasus, and then a human woman did an impersonation of that pegasus dancing to the most gloriously played cello. That's pretty much what it looks like.

[H/T to Shaker aforalpha, you saw it at Angry Asian Man.]

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