Category Archives: News

Cinema broadcast with the Berlin Philharmonic on April 13

5 months ago |
Audiences throughout Europe will have the opportunity to see Yuja Wang live in performance with the Berlin Philharmonic and chief conductor designate Kirill Petrenko on April 13 as part of a Live in Cinema HD broadcast. The programme includes Ms. Wang…

Yuja Wang and the New York Philharmonic present Brahms and more in NYC and on tour in Asia

6 months ago |
Yuja Wang and the New York Philharmonic, led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, are preparing for a tour throughout Asia following four performances in New York City. Beginning on February 28 and continuing from March 1-3, Ms. Wang will perform Brahms’…

Concert series with Kirill Petrenko and the IPO

6 months ago |
Yuja Wang returns to Israel this month, for a series of concerts with conductor Kirill Petrenko and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Performances take place on February 17, 20, 23, 24 & 25 in Tel Aviv (Charles Bronfman Auditorium), February 18 in Jerusalem (International Convention Center), and on February 19 &  21 at…

Quartet Concert at the Concertgebouw

7 months ago |
Yuja Wang, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, violist Antoine Tamestit, and cellist Clemens Hagen will present a Quartet Concert on February 13 at Amsterdam's Het Concertgebouw. The all-Brahms programme highlights the composer's First and Second Piano Quartets, two of Brahms' most intimate…

Carnegie Hall’s Season Will Focus on M.T.T., Yuja Wang and Chris Thile

7 months ago |
Michael Cooper, The New York Times Carnegie Hall will open its season with Gershwin for the second year in a row this fall, the hall said Thursday as it announced its 2018-19 plans. The new season will focus on the…

On tour with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe

8 months ago |
Beginning the new year, Yuja Wang embarks on a multi-city concert tour with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. The tour is unique in that Ms. Wang will be featured as soloist and conductor from the piano on several pieces, with…

Leonidas Kavakos/Yuja Wang, Wigmore Hall, London, classical review: ‘A thrilling joint display’

8 months ago |
Michael Church, Independent "Wherever Yuja Wang plays she packs out halls - even, as on this occasion, when in a theoretically accompanying role. At first blush she and the Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos looked an odd couple: she was got…

Leonidas Kavakos and Yuja Wang, Wigmore Hall, London — a striking rapport

8 months ago |
Harriet Smith, Financial Times "This was a big programme in every sense: three demanding sonatas from the early 20th century and Schubert’s C major Fantasy, D934 ... They captured the hesitant, whispered opening of the Schubert Fantasy perfectly, Kavakos seamless…

European tour with Leonidas Kavakos

9 months ago |
Yuja Wang reunites with pianist Leonidas Kavakos for an extensive tour throughout Europe this month, bringing their extraordinary musical partnership to some of the continent's most renowned performance venues. The duo launches the tour with a programme featuring Janáček's Violin Sonata; Schubert's Fantasy…

“Wang and Noseda strike sparks in high-voltage NSO program”

9 months ago |
Charles T. Downey, Washington Classical Review Wang attacked the solo part of Prokofiev’s concerto with the fury of a whirling dervish. Her percussive touch, all jabs and stinging attacks, was a hard-edged thrill in this tour de force work. She…