Category Archives: Press

Interview with Yuja Wang

2 weeks ago |
Opus Magasin I tio år har hon varit den klassiska musikens fixstjärna nr 1. Våren ser inte mindre än fem framträdanden på svensk mark, från att vara huspianist på Stockholms konserthus till gästspelet på Malmö Live i början av juni.…

Yuja Wang’s master class debut

3 weeks ago |
The Classical Piano & Music Education Blog As many will know, I enjoy highlighting master classes. Public ‘lessons’ can be beneficial and interesting for many reasons, whether for teachers, students or anyone who loves the piano. Most of those previously…

Music review: Pianist Yuja Wang makes breathtaking Santa Cruz debut

4 weeks ago |
Heather J. Morris, Santa Cruz Sentinel In last Saturday night’s performance of the Santa Cruz Symphony, Yuja Wang showed that the superlatives that had been bandied about in anticipation of her appearance in Santa Cruz were not unfounded. Her performance…

Santa Cruz Symphony’s Historic Concert with Yuja Wang

4 weeks ago |
Fleur Williams, Local Santa Cruz Superstar pianist Yuja Wang has been featured with almost every legendary orchestra in the world. Last weekend, the celebrated artist lit up the stage for a rare appearance with the Santa Cruz Symphony at the…

Yuja Wang and Leonidas Kavakos at the Granada – Riveting Pair Give Fiery Violin-Piano Concert

4 weeks ago |
Gabriel Tanguay, Santa Barbara Independent The best word to describe virtuoso Yuja Wang is fire. Delivering a passionate performance at the Granada last Monday accompanied by violinist Leonidas Kavakos, the evening showcased Wang’s spitfire talent and character. The pair kicked…

Yuja Wang – International Piano cover story

1 month ago |
Read the entire March/April issue of International Piano, including Yuja's feature "Thinking Big," via Rhinegold Publishing. Sign up here for your free digital edition!  

A Yuja Success With the Santa Cruz Symphony

1 month ago |
David Bratman, San Francisco Classical Voice Santa Cruz, nearly cut off from the San Francisco Bay Area by mudslides, fallen trees, and flooded roads, had something to keep it toasty warm last weekend: Pianist Yuja Wang performed with the Santa Cruz Symphony…

Yuja Wang and Company Take Granada By Storm

1 month ago |
Jack Wallace, The Daily Nexus The Granada was ablaze with fervent virtuosity this week as Yuja Wang and Leonidas Kavakos filled the theatre for a night of intensity and longing on Monday, Feb. 13. Wang, whom the San Francisco Chronicle…

Preview: Pianist Yuja Wang to Play Two Shows in Santa Cruz

1 month ago |
Andrew Gilbert, GoodTimes.sc Pianist Yuja Wang arrives for the biggest show in SC Symphony history - Yuja Wang, the Chinese-born piano virtuoso, turned 30 last Friday, but she’s already spent half of her life as one of classical music’s most…

There is no disrupting Yuja Wang and Leonidas Kavakos

1 month ago |
Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times “Disruption” — in the hyped jargon of Silicon Valley, big business and politics — can too easily stand for deception, the overthrowing of expectations to get your way or to justify for messing up. Even…