Tan Dun, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra — Lucerne, 2019-01-27

Blog post #463 — Concert review, ★★★★, Ralph van Raat, Wenqing Lian, Wenwen Liu, Tan Dun / Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra @ KKL, Lucerne, 2019-01-27 — Stravinsky: Feu d’artifice, op.4 (1908); Tan Dun (*1957): Farewell My Concubine – Symphonic Poem for Piano & Qingyi; Ren Tongxiang: Hundreds of Birds Paying Homage To The Phoenix; Stravinsky: Suite “L’oiseau de feu” (1919); pre-concert: Cosmic Percussion Ensemble

Yuja Wang — Depicted in Literature

My first attempt at reviewing a book (or two, rather): the novel “Piano chinois” by Étienne Barilier, and its translation to German, under the title “China am Klavier”. The book is on a Chinese pianist Mei Jin — in reality more than just inspired by Yuja Wang, hence an opportunity to learn more about this fascinating artist!