Sarah Chang, whose performances send critics reaching for superlatives, has expanded her discography with a recording of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, the composer's best known work and one of the most popular pieces in the entire classical oeuvre. Sarah's partners in The Four Seasons and Vivaldi's Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 12, No. 1 are the Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
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7 great string players share their motivational wisdom / theStrad
some words from the wise about strings via theStrad. SEE THE PAGE 1. Put yourself in the composer's shoes - Nicola Benedetti, May 2019.....I always believed that stepping into the mind and place of composers could get us to practice empathising. And doing so with those who seem situationally, geographically and culturally far from you is something we must continually readdress and practice throug...
'Nobody loves to practice' - Sarah Chang on VC-guest blog
The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Korean-American violin virtuoso Sarah Chang. Recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time, Sarah Chang has performed with the most esteemed orchestras, conductors, and accompanists in an international career spanning more than two decades. Since her debut with the New York Philharmonic at the age of eight, Ms. Chang has continued to impress...
Sarah Chang chats with '90.5 - Classical Kalamazoo' about upcoming Mid-Michigan dates with the Prague Philahrmonia
Violinist Sarah Chang and pianist Andrew von Oeyen are set to collaborate joining the Prague Philahrmonia later this week, Wed Jan 18th at the Wharton Center in East Lansing, plus Thurs Jan 19th at Ann Arbor's Hill Auditorium information at UMS.org. Recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time, Sarah Chang has performed with the most esteemed orchestras, conductors, and accompanists in an int...
Sarah Chang shines in Calgary Philharmonic's Fiesta Festival finale / Calgary Herald
This final program of Latin American music was devoted to Argentina, the country of the tango. And it was tango-inflected music that formed the spine of this highly enjoyable, fun-filled concert - a gala-style closing to the entire festival. Each of the works was very warmly received, and each work was introduced by apt, witty comments from Minczuk, who was clearly in a celebratory mood. The orches...
Sarah Chang set for DMCMA season kickoff / Iowa Public Radio
Sarah Chang for September IAS With school back in session and fall in the air, cultural events are revving up all across the state. This month's Iowa Arts Showcase features, one of the world's greatest violinists, Sarah Chang, in our season kickoff, performing the Des Moines Civic Music Association's 2016-17 debut concert at Drake's Sheslow Auditorium. A Juilliard School graduate before the age ...
Sarah Chang set to play Olympic Music Festival / The Seattle Times
Longtime patrons of the Olympic Music Festival's original home in Quilcene - where concerts were performed in a non-insulated, picturesque barn with its entrance wide open - might have a little trouble adjusting to new digs this summer at Fort Worden's enclosed Wheeler Theater in Port Townsend. Superstar violinist Sarah Chang, who made her OMF debut in 2015 and returns July 16-17 to play Argentin...
Sarah Chang plays Dvorak on Philadelphia Orchestra rebroadcast / WRTI: Philadelphia
The music of Beethoven and Dvořák frame works by Gyorgy Ligeti and George Enescu - two composers very familiar to The Philadelphia Orchestra's Conductor-in-Residence, Cristian Macelaru on WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert re-broadcast this Sunday, October 18th at 1 pm. Ligeti's Romanian Concerto was inspired by Bela Bartók's research into Romanian folk tunes, as well as Ligeti's...
Sarah Chang energizes Wichita Symphony opener / Wichita Eagle
The 2015-16 Wichita Symphony Orchestra Classics Concerts series began with a dazzling display of varied and energetic showpieces on Saturday under the baton of maestro Daniel Hege, joined by violinist Sarah Chang for two sensational solo works. Chang first performed a suite from Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story," arranged for her by composer David Newman. The freely rhapsodic arrangement spun vir...
Sarah Chang provides brilliant opening for Brevard / Greenville Online
The Brevard Music Center had a nightmare on its hands. A few days before the opening concert of its summer festival, famed pianist Andre Watts fell ill and was unable to perform as soloist. But no problem. Such is the reputation of this music series, now in its 79th year, that another acclaimed soloist - violinist Sarah Chang - was engaged on very short notice. It was a fairly stunning victory for the ce...
Virtuoso Violinist Sarah Chang Opens Brevard Music Center 79th Season / WCQS Radio
The Brevard Music Center (BMC) announced today that virtuoso violinist Sarah Chang will open its 79th season on Saturday, June 20 at 6PM at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. Ms. Chang replaces pianist André Watts, whose sudden illness necessitated a cancellation of his BMC opening night performance. Ms. Chang will perform Bruch's exquisite Violin Concerto No. 1, considered by many to be the German...
The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI featuring - Sarah Chang
It's always a special occasion when Violinist and Philadelphia native Sarah Chang appears with The Philadelphia Orchestra. And she'll be here on May 6, 7, and 8 for performances of Antonin Dvorak's Violin Concerto, conducted by the Philadelphia Orchestra's Conductor-in-Residence Cristian Macelaru. In anticipation of her appearance, WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast...
Sarah Chang plays with City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong / South China Morning Post
When Korean-American Sarah Chang takes the stage with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong on April 4, she will be performing a piece she learned as child. But Chang was no ordinary child - the piece is Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1, and she learned that at the age of five in order to audition for the renowned Julliard School in New York. "It has a very, very special place in my heart," say...
Young musicians apply for Masterclass with Sarah Chang
Judges for this year's Stulberg International String Competition competition include non other than... violinist Sarah Chang. The master classes will be held this May 17 at the Dalton Center at Western Michigan University. The Stulberg Competition is an international competition for talented artists 20 and younger. It is named after Julius Stulberg the longtime director of the Kalamazoo Junior S...
Sarah Chang takes on 'cool' Shakespeare theme and students with NJSO
Violinist Sarah Chang is used to playing wrenching emotional solos by the likes of Brahms and Tchaikovsky on concert stages.
When she joins the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra this month, however, she's looking forward to playing something not quite "so heavy, so serious." You might say she's excited to "play it cool."
This year, the NJSO's annual Winter Festival takes on ...
Sarah Chang joins Madison Symphony Orchestra as Guest Soloist / Isthmus - The Daily Page concert review
The latest Madison Symphony Orchestra concert is mistitled "Scandinavian Wonders." One of the three composers represented is a Finn, and the Finnish are Scandinavian in neither language or culture. "Nordic" would have been the more appropriate label. Performing at Overture Hall, the MSO opened with the "Lyric Suite," four orchestrated selections from Edvard Grieg's numerous "Lyric Pieces." As san...