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Vân-Ánh Võ was inspired by the plight of refugees to create a concert piece called The Odyssey: From Vietnam to America." Courtesy of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts hide caption

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Vân-Ánh Võ's 'The Odyssey' Tells Refugee Stories Past And Present

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Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ gives a Gershwin classic an expressive, evocative twist with the đàn bâù, a traditional Vietnamese instrument. Nguyen Nhat Hoang/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Van-Anh Vanessa Vo performs a Tiny Desk Concert in October 2013. Meredith Rizzo/Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Van-Anh Vanessa Vo: Tiny Desk Concert

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