Category Archives: News

International recital tour with Leonidas Kavakos

6 days 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

3 weeks 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 weeks 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.

1 month 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

2 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”

2 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

3 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…

Yuja Wang named 2017 Musical America Artist of the Year

3 months ago |
Yuja Wang has been awarded the title of 2017 Musical America Artist of the Year. The 56th Annual Awards ceremony takes place at New York City's Carnegie Hall on December 8, to recognize Ms. Wang and her fellow honorees -…

Yuja Wang’s 2016/17 Season Performances

3 months ago |
This season, pianist Yuja Wang is featured in concerts, recitals, and chamber performances at some of the world's most renowned venues. She begins the year in celebratory fashion, as the featured soloist for the Philadelphia Orchestra's first concerts of the season. The performances,…

Bartók in Dallas, Toronto, and Cleveland

4 months ago |
The music of Bartók and Brahms illuminates the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas on October 6, 8 & 9, as Yuja Wang and a tremendous roster of soloists perform with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Jaap van Zweden. Ms. Wang plays…