For her final tour of 2018, Yuja Wang travels to Asia for seven performances with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Under the baton of Valery Gergiev, the ensemble performs works by Brahms, Mahler, Prokofiev, and Bruckner. Ms. Wang will also give a recital at the Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater for her last engagement of the year.
Concerts begin on November 14, at the Philharmonie im Gasteig in Munich. The ensemble then travels to Wuhan, China to perform at the Qintai Grand Theatre on November 24. Additional tour engagements include November 25 at the Hangzhou Grand Theatre in Hangzhou, China; November 27 at Fukuoka Symphony Hall in Fukuoka, Japan; November 28 at Achi Arts Center in Nagoya, Japan; November 29 at the Festive Hall in Osaka, Japan; and December 1 & 2 at Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan. As her final performance of the year, Ms. Wang will give a recital on December 4 at the Sapporo Cultural Arts Center. The program will feature works by Rachmaninoff.
Previously praised for her “astonishing and apparently limitless artistry and talent” by Lime Light Magazine, Ms. Wang will perform Brahms’ Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 during the tour. Further works featured on the program include Mahler and Brahms’ first symphonies, and Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony.