This November and December, Yuja Wang will join violinist Leonidas Kavakos in a thrilling concert tour throughout Europe. Frequent collaborators, the pair have performed together several times to great acclaim where they’ve been described as sounding “like a singular organism” (Financial Times). The program of these concerts will include Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No.1 in G major, Op. 78 ‘Rain’ as well as Leoš Janáček’s Sonata, JW. 7/7. The concerts …

Gramophone: Top 10 Prokofiev recordings

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Gramophone Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 8 Yuja Wang / The Berlin Recital (DG) Gramophone Award Winner – Instrumental Award 2019 Editor's Choice - December 2018 'Exceptional artistry, technical perfection and boundless imagination’ it says on the back cover. Such hype normally puts…

The Wall Street Journal If you’re going to write a piano concerto for the audaciously gifted Chinese-born superstar Yuja Wang, then why not make it a humdinger? That’s certainly the approach that the Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg took in composing his Piano Concerto No. 3, a 35-minute work of formidable technical challenges and winning musical ideas written expressly for Ms. Wang and given its premiere by the San Francisco Symphony led by Esa-Pekka Salonen …

Lindberg’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in Toronto

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 On October 20 and 22, Yuja Wang will join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for Magnus Lindberg’s Piano Concerto No. 3 under the baton of Gustavo Gimeno. A co-commission by the TSO, this new work was specifically written for Ms. Wang…