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Tour Dates

01/09/2019Grande salle Pierre Boulez / Paris, France
01/10/2019Grande salle Pierre Boulez / Paris, France
01/12/2019Semperoper Dresden / Dresden, Germany
01/13/2019Semperoper Dresden / Dresden, Germany
01/14/2019Semperoper Dresden / Dresden, Germany
01/16/2019Schloss Elmau / Krun, Germany
01/17/2019Prinzregententheater / Munich, Germany
01/18/2019Royal Festival Hall / London, UK
01/19/2019Konzerthaus Dortmund / Dortmund, Germany
01/20/2019Wiener Konzerthaus / Vienna, Austria
01/21/2019Kolner Philharmonie / Cologne, Germany
01/25/2019Helsinki Music Centre / Helsinki, Finland
01/26/2019Wiener Konzerthaus / Vienna, Austria
01/30/2019Wiener Konzerthaus / Vienna, Austria
01/31/2019Wiener Konzerthaus / Vienna, Austria
02/03/2019Philharmonie Luxembourg / Luxembourg, Luxembourg
02/06/2019Carnegie Hall / New York, NY
02/11/2019Carnegie Hall / New York, NY
02/14/2019Symphony Hall / Boston, MA
02/15/2019Symphony Hall / Boston, MA
02/16/2019Symphony Hall / Boston, MA
03/07/2019Walt Disney Concert Hall / Los Angeles, CA
03/08/2019Walt Disney Concert Hall / Los Angeles, CA
03/09/2019Walt Disney Concert Hall / Los Angeles, CA
03/10/2019Walt Disney Concert Hall / Los Angeles, CA
03/16/2019Seoul Arts Center / Seoul, South Korea
03/20/2019Suntory Hall / Tokyo, Japan
04/03/2019Ordway Concert Hall / Saint Paul, MN
04/04/2019Ordway Concert Hall / Saint Paul, MN
04/06/2019Jordan Hall / Boston, MA
04/07/2019Palais Montcalm / Quebec, QC
04/08/2019Perelman Theater / Philadelphia, PA
04/10/2019Carnegie Hall / New York, NY
04/13/2019Koerner Hall / Toronto, ON
04/26/2019New World Center / Miami Beach, FL
04/27/2019New World Center / Miami Beach, FL
05/01/2019Carnegie Hall / New York, NY
05/06/2019Wiener Konzerthaus / Vienna, Austria
05/09/2019Symphony Hall / Birmingham, UK
05/10/2019The Anvil / Basingstoke, UK
05/14/2019Alte Oper / Frankfurt, Germany
05/15/2019Konzerthaus Dortmund / Dortmund, Germany
05/16/2019Liederhalle Stuttgart / Stuttgart, Germany
05/17/2019Kulturpalast Dresden / Dresden, Germany

Yuja Wang: Bio

Critical superlatives and audience ovations have continuously followed Yuja Wang's dazzling career. The Beijing-born pianist, celebrated for her charismatic artistry and captivating stage presence, is set to achieve new heights during the 2018-19 season, which features recitals, concert series, as well as season residencies and extensive tours with some of the world's most venerated ensembles and conductors. She begins the summer of 2018 with a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 at the Tanglewood Music Festival with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Andris Nelsons, followed by a tour with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and Kirill Petrenko featuring Prokofjew's Piano Concerto No. 3. Later engagements include an extensive recital tour to South America, as well as several concerts with the Munich Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev throughout Asia in autumn. She is featured as an Artist-in-Residence at three of the world's premiere venues: New York's Carnegie Hall with a season-long "Perspectives" series, the Wiener Konzerthaus with a "Portrait" series, and also at the Luxembourg Philharmonie. Engagement highlights include concerts with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Versailles, as well as the Summer Night Concert at the Schönbrunn Palace with Gustavo Dudamel. She also embarks on tours with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Mirga Gra?inytė-Tyla. Other notable appearances include concerts in Istanbul, Toronto, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Kotor.

Spring of 2019 sees Yuja embark on a tour of Los Angeles, Seoul, and Tokyo with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra to give the first-ever performances of John Adams' newest piano concerto, as well as reuniting with cellist and frequent collaborator Gautier Capuçon for a vast US chamber tour.

Her combination of technical ease, colouristic range and sheer power has always been remarkable … but these days there is an ever-greater depth to her musicianship, drawing you into the world of each composer with compelling immediacy. 
– Financial Times

Yuja Wang was born into a musical family in Beijing. After childhood piano studies in China, she received advanced training in Canada and at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music under Gary Graffman. Her international breakthrough came in 2007 when she replaced Martha Argerich as soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Two years later, she signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon and has since established her place among the world's leading artists, with a succession of critically acclaimed performances and recordings.

Yuja was named Musical America's Artist of the Year in 2017.

1 Kapustin: Eight Concert Studies for Piano, Op. 40 - 3. Toccatina  
2 Schumann: Spanish Romance, Op. 74 - The Smuggler (Transcr. for Concert  
3 Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20, TH. 12 - 13.4 Dance of the Four Swans  
4 Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83 - 3. Precipitato  
Yuja Wang, World-Class Pianist | British Vogue & Rolex

Internationally-acclaimed pianist, Yuja Wang will release her new album of solo works, The Berlin Recital, on November 23 on Deutsche Grammophonon - a survey of landmark works by the late-romantic era and 20th century composers: Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Ligeti and Prokofiev. In anticipation of the full recital release, a digital-only EP of Encores is available today. The album was recorded live in Berlin, as part of a North-American and European tour.

Yuja Wang's philosophy of music is both simple and profoundly complex. "I want to relate all life to music," she recently told veteran British critic Fiona Maddocks. The Beijing-born pianist's latest album captures the white heat of solo works by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Scriabin and Ligeti, a trio of renowned Russians paired with one of the late 20th century's greatest composers. The Berlin Recital was recorded live this summer at the Berlin Philharmonie's Kammermusiksaal during Yuja's extensive solo tour of North America and Europe. The Yellow Label also recorded her sublime series of Berlin encore pieces to form a separate EP, which spans everything from the riffs and roulades of Nikolai Kapustin's jazz-tinged Toccata to Earl Wild's sonorous transcription of the Pas de Quatre from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.