“Adams wrote the single-movement work for  Yuja Wang , who was the dashing soloist here, too, her faultless fingers dealing effortlessly with a solo part that hardly gives her a moment’s rest. As the title suggests, it’s a Totentanz of sorts, though that diabolical element seems to get more diluted as the work goes on. The opening section is driven along effectively enough on an uneasy, asymmetrical division of its 9/8 metre, with the …

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4 with the Cleveland Orchestra

2 weeks ago |
Yuja Wang joins the Cleveland Orchestra on November 29, 30 & December 1 at Severance Hall, to perform Rachmaninoff’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 4. Originally written in the 1920s but revised several times, Rachmaninoff was influenced by American jazz of…

Barbican Artist Spotlight featuring Andreas Ottensamer

3 weeks ago |
Fresh off the heels of the London premiere of John Adams’ new piano concerto Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes? with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Yuja Wang returns to Barbican’s Milton Court Concert Hall for a sold-out second concert…

The Peace Concert Versailles – now available on CD

3 weeks ago |
Yuja Wang’s marvelous performance at the Royal Opera House at the Palace of Versailles commemorating the end of the First World War is now available on CD, and will soon be released on Blu-ray on December 6. Released by Deutsche…