Concert with the National Youth Orchestra of China at Carnegie Hall

Yuja Wang is the featured soloist for the inaugural performance of the National Youth Orchestra of China, in their first-ever concert hosted at New York’s Carnegie Hall on July 22. Ms. Wang performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 on a concert featuring works from the late 19th and early 20th century, which also includes Long’s The Rhyme of Taigu and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”). All three pieces highlight reflections on folk music from various countries, presented in symphonic form. Conductor Ludovic Morlot leads the programme, a highlight of Carnegie’s summer presenting season.