Yuja Wang is a virtuoso Chinese erudite pianist, her name is present among the great stars of classical music of the present day, her interpretations are beautiful and very inspiring. In his classical repertoire for piano we can find great composers like: Beethoven, Ravel, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Scarlatti, Chopin, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, Mozart and more.
Born into a family of musicians, the amazing classical Chinese pianist Yuja Wang began studying piano at the age of six. During his process of learning and perfecting the piano technique he was present at the Central Conservatory of Beijing – China, the Mount Royal University Conservatory of Calgary – Canada and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia – United States.
Pianist is a frequent user of social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, Instagram where she communicates with fans and admirers of her work, it is also possible to find other information about the artist on her website.
Yuja Wang currently lives in New York City, she has performed several presentations around the world, always making a big impact with her wonderful performances.
Some words of the pianist virtuoso about his musical development:
“I remember when I was just starting out, all my teachers were asking me to play slower, maybe that’s my main problem, I can not play with the calm of a pianist, my touch is aggressive and I do it because I get nervous I can not control it, I want to go quickly “
“My mother is a dancer, so from an early age she would stretch my little fingers. This was leaving my joints firm and my fingers thinner. Now I have a good range. Realize that my hands are not big, but despite that I can make very complex chords. “
“When I lived in China I was much more disciplined and focused. By winning the world, I had my vision expanded and I began to love not just the piano. Now I am also in love with philosophy, arts, literature … “
To discover how the art of this great pianist has enchanted the most varied publics INTERMEZZO CLASSICS has prepared this list with 11 great presentations of the Chinese artist.
Yuja Wang Chopin Concerto No.2
Chopin – 24 Preludes, Op.28 (Yuja Wang)
Yuja Wang – Tea for Two
Mendelssohn – Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (op. 25)
Yuja Wang – Scriabin, Selections for Solo Piano
Yuja Wang, Valery Gergiev Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
Debussy Arabesque No 1 in E major – Andantino con moto, L 66
Yuja Wang Shostakovich 1st Piano Concerto
Yuja Wang plays Rachmaninoff : Vocalise
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky : “Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor”, op. 23 1.
Yuja Wang plays Schubert/Liszt : Erlkönig
Acquire the recordings of Yuja Wang:
+ Brahms Violin Sonatas
+ Fantasy with songs by Rachmaninov and Scarlatti
+ Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 | Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.2
+ Ravel Piano Concerts
+ Best & Rarities
+ Sonatas & Etudes
+ Ravel Complete Orchestral Works
+ Transformation: Stravinsky / Scarlatti / Brahms / Ravel
+ Mendelssohn in Verbier 2009 – Kurt Masur
A brief thought:
Thousands of people cultivate music; But few have the revelation of this great art. – Ludwig Van Beethoven.