Category Archives: News

European tour with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Sir Antonio Pappano

2 weeks ago |
Following her recital tour dates throughout Europe, Yuja Wang reunites with the acclaimed Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Music Director Antonio Pappano for an extensive tour, with concerts at some of the continent’s most important venues. The programme…

Yuja Wang at the Royal Festival Hall

3 weeks ago |
Harriet Smith, Financial Times We started with Chopin’s 24 Preludes, which began at a whisper, each one very much occupying its own world, an effect intensified by her stillness at the keyboard. Often she went against received wisdom (and the…

No Shortcuts For Yuja Wang, The World’s Greatest Living Pianist

3 months ago |
Michael Levin, The Huffington Post Yuja Wang was still an undergraduate at Curtis when she got the call: piano soloist Murray Perahia was under the weather. Could she jump on a plane to southern California and perform the next day…

International recital tour with Leonidas Kavakos

4 months ago |
Yuja Wang and violinist Leonidas Kavakos reunite early in 2017 for a multi-city international recital tour, which takes them across Europe and on to the United States. They begin in Italy, in performance at Pinerolo's Accademia di Musica (January 29), followed…

Yuja Wang plays Bartók in China and Taiwan

4 months ago |
To launch the new year, Yuja Wang returns to Beijing's National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) as part of her season-long residency, for two concerts with the NCPA Orchestra and Maestro Lu Jia. Ms. Wang performs Bartók's Piano Concerto No.…

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s 80th Anniversary Celebration – New Year’s Eve Concert

4 months ago |
Yuja Wang joins The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in their season-long celebration of the ensemble's 80th Anniversary, on New Year's Eve at the Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv. Ms. Wang is featured on two works on this spectacular programme: Shostakovich's Concerto…

Yuja Wang performs at 2016 Kennedy Center Honors Gala in Washington, D.C.

5 months ago |
On Sunday, December 4, Yuja Wang was a featured soloist at the annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala, giving a performance of Piazzola's "Grand Tango" in honor of 2016 Kennedy Center Honors recipient, pianist Martha Argerich. Ms. Wang was introduced by…

Tour of Asia with the San Francisco Symphony

6 months ago |
Yuja Wang embarks on an extensive tour of Asia this autumn, with the San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas. Ms. Wang plays the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 on November 9 at the Seoul Arts Center, November…

“Yuja Wang-Tilson Thomas partnership a brilliant exercise in synergy”

6 months ago |
Georgia Rowe, The Mercury News Any time Yuja Wang and Michael Tilson Thomas share the stage, something remarkable happens: a synergy that makes the music at hand sound fresh and new. It happened again Wednesday evening at Davies Symphony Hall,…

Yuja Wang plays Ravel and more with “energy and flair” in concert with the London Symphony Orchestra

6 months ago |
The New York Times: The preternaturally gifted Ms. Wang — showily attired as usual, in a gown with a plunging neckline — joined the orchestra in Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G, playing with energy and flair in the outer movements and…