Category Archives: Press

La pianista china Yuja Wang gira su virtuosismo por España

5 months ago |
Darío Prieto, El Mundo Yuja Wang, que pasará con su gira por Bilbao, Pamplona, San Sebastián, Zaragoza y Barcelona, lo tiene claro: "Las mujeres tenemos que ejercitar nuestra fuerza interior" La pasada semana, en el viaje que la tenía que…

El viaje emocional de Yuja Wang a través de sus diez vestidos más vanguardistas

5 months ago |
La Vanguardia Ecléctica, vanguardista y transgresora. La pianista china Yuja Wang ha roto los moldes del sector no sólo por su talento como pianista sino también por sus estilismos sobre el escenario. La virtuosa llega a l’Auditori de Barcelona el próximo 20 de enero…

Maricel Chavarría, La Vanguardia Yuja Wang va madurando. La niña prodigio china que creció viendo cómo los grandes maestros se la disputaban para los repertorios más trepidantes y sobrehumanos, ha llegado a la treintena acumulando sabiduría. Su próxima visita a Barcelona (día 20, L’Auditori) es el colofón de una gira con la Chamber Orchestra of Europe a la que ella mismo dirige en Beethoven y Chopin. Ya no es la joven fascinada …

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

6 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

6 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…

“For Yuja Wang, you’re only as good as your next performance” (Elle)

7 months ago |
Krista Soriano, Elle Across various industries and worlds, there's a goal that's easily translatable: to excel. Great achievement—won through dedicated work and a determination to improve—has been associated with Rolex for generations, making the brand's collaboration with ambassadors from a…

Taming Prokofiev: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube

7 months ago |
Joshua Barone, The New York Times Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto is so difficult that even the composer, a virtuoso, struggled to get through its premiere in 1913. The cadenza — more than three restless minutes of runs, tone clusters and…

“Yuja Wang at the Louis Vuitton Foundation, or the ease of luxury” (Bachtrack)

8 months ago |
Manuel Gaulhiac, Bachtrack A bold program that confronts Stravinsky's neoclassical aesthetics with Chopin's flamboyant romanticism, and places them in the heritage of Mozart and Beethoven ... Yuja Wang is now in the venue, in the Andante Spianato and brilliant Polonaise,…

“New World Symphony opens 30th season with a Russian banquet”

8 months ago |
Lawrence Budman, South Florida Classical Review "... she is a pianist with formidable technique and the ability to make even a second-rate score come alive.  Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4 went through two revisions following its unsuccessful 1926 premiere with the final…

Ludvig Van Toronto – Yuja Wang: A Pianist For The 21st Century

9 months ago |
In classical music, there is an inherent tension between tradition and modernity, between canonical power and contemporary trends and needs. The question has been posted again and again: if something is by definition old, how do you make it new…