Yuja Wang, © Photo: Norbert Kniat Classical Guide / Editor's Desk

This spring, pianist Yuja Wang performs across Europe’s most prestigious venues to once again deliver performances with her dazzling interpretations. Starting off the new season with a solo piano recital tour featuring works of Schubert, Brahms, and Chopin, she then joins the Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia conducted by Antonio Pappano for Tchaikovsky’s fiery Piano Concerto No. 1.

Yuja Wang is distinguished as one of the best pianists in the world due to her unique translation of works ranging from Gerschwin and Scarlatti to Chopin and Mozart. The emotions and technicality of her playing unravel the stunning performances and exceptional personal interpretation that continuously captivate audiences around the world. Critics hail the charisma flowing throughout her performances as nothing short of breathtaking.

Dazzling Solo Recital Program

A superb solo recital pianist, Wang exudes such a rare energy that is enough to captivate audience members by the thousands. In the upcoming springtime season, she will focus on three composers for her solo piano recitals: Schubert, Brahms, and Chopin. From the Austrian composer, she chooses to perform Zwei Klavierstücke, D. 946, followed by Brahm’s celebrated Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24. The highly-anticipated program concludes with a classic selection of Preludes by Chopin. Her solo recital tour will move across the most renowned concert halls, a list that includes Palau de la Música Catalana on March 20, Philharmonie de Paris on March 27, and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw on April 2.

Fiery Orchestral Program

After an array of solo performances, Wang will then join the world’s oldest orchestra, the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, in Rome for a phenomenal piano and orchestra program featuring Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the orchestra’s music director Antonio Pappano. The concert will be held at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome on April 27, 28 and 29. However, the concert series continues onward as Wang and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia also tour more of Europe’s esteemed concert halls in Amsterdam on May 9 and in Paris on May 10.


Credits:Yuja Wang, © Photo: Norbert Kniat

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