Yuja Wang, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla / CBSO — Zurich, 2019-05-26

Blog post #499 — Concert review, ★★★★½, Yuja Wang, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla / CBSO @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2019-05-26 — Honegger: Pastorale d’été, H.31; Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54; Brahms: Symphony No.2 in D major, op.73 — Pre-concert: AKMI Duo (Valentine Michaud, saxophone & Akvilė Šileikaitė, piano): Bernstein, Albright, Jazz
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Wang, Rouilly, Grossenbacher, Bringuier — Zurich, 2018-06-07

Concert review, Yuja Wang, Michel Rouilly, Thomas Grossenbacher, Lionel Bringuier / Tonhalle Orchestra @ Zurich, 2018-06-07 — Richard Strauss: “Don Quixote”, op.35; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 in C major, op.26; Ravel: La Valse, poème choréographique pour orchestre


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Yuja Wang & Leonidas Kavakos — Zurich, 2017-12-12

Concert review, Yuja Wang & Leonidas Kavakos @ Tonhalle Maag, Zurich, 2017-12-12 — Schubert: Fantasy in C major, D.934; Janáček: Violin Sonata; Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor, L.140; Bartók: Violin Sonata No.1 in C♯ minor, op.21, Sz.75 / BB 84


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Brahms: Violin Sonata No.2 (Diary 2015-10-17)

Johannes Brahms, Violin Sonata No.2 in A major, op.100, in 3 interpretations: Henryk Szeryng & Arthur Rubinstein (1960) / Leonidas Kavakos & Yuja Wang (2013) / Isabelle Faust & Alexander Melnikov (2015)


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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!


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Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3, op.30

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.3, op.30 — comparing recordings with the following artists: Rachmaninoff/Ormandy (1940), Ashkenazy/Previn (1972), Argerich/Chailly (1982), Kocsis/de Waart (1983), Wang/Dudamel (2013)


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