Yuja Wang http://wrti.org en Yuja Wang: A Thoroughly Modern Classical Performer http://wrti.org/post/yuja-wang-thoroughly-modern-classical-performer <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The in-demand Chinese piano virtuoso Yuja Wang performs all over the world. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the young classical star, who is a <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Curtis graduate,</span> embraces music and the world beyond the concert stage in her signature style.</span></p><p>http://youtu.be/NxmZeVMsf_c</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:46:25 +0000 Susan Lewis 6999 at http://wrti.org Yuja Wang: A Thoroughly Modern Classical Performer Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninoff with The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: Feb. 9 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/yuja-wang-plays-rachmaninoff-philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-feb-9-1-pm <p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:05:58 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6970 at http://wrti.org Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninoff with The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: Feb. 9 at 1 PM New York Philharmonic with Pianist Yuja Wang on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/new-york-philharmonic-pianist-yuja-wang-encore <p>Please join us on<strong> Sunday, May 20th, from 3 to 5 pm,</strong> to hear works by Mahler and Prokofiev with pianist Yuja Wang (soloist) and Jaap van Zweden on the podium.<br /><br /><strong>PROGRAM:</strong><br />Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3<br />Mahler: Symphony No. 1</p><p><a href="http://nyphil.org/attend/broadcasts/index.cfm?page=broadcastDetail&amp;broadcastKey=381" target="_blank"><strong>Audio and more information about the program</strong></a></p> Sun, 20 May 2012 07:58:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 3875 at http://wrti.org New York Philharmonic with Pianist Yuja Wang on ENCORE! Pianist Yuja Wang http://wrti.org/post/pianist-yuja-wang-1 <p>Join Jill Pasternak when she interviews 23-year-old Chinese pianist Yuja Wang. A Curtis grad, Yuja is widely recognized for playing that combines the spontaneity and fearless imagination of youth with the discipline and precision of a mature artist. Regularly lauded for her controlled, prodigious technique, Yuja has been praised for her authority over the most complex technical demands of the repertoire, the depth of her musical insight, as well as her fresh interpretations and graceful, charismatic stage presence. Yuja's unprecedented Deutsche Grammophone four-album record deal is history in the making. She'll perform at the Kimmel Center on April 29th, 2010.</p> Sat, 24 Apr 2010 14:35:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2336 at http://wrti.org Pianist Yuja Wang Pianist Yuja Wang--Historical Soc. of PA-WICKED PHILADELPHIA--Renovated Baptist Temple at Temple http://wrti.org/post/pianist-yuja-wang-historical-soc-pa-wicked-philadelphia-renovated-baptist-temple-temple <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to the Kimmel Center recital debut of Curtis-trained pianist Yuja Wang on April 29, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the evolution of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its Philadelphia landmark building.</p> <p>As part of a companion series to his latest book <i>Wicked Philadelphia</i>, Tom Keels uncovers a notorious 19th century grave-robbing scandal.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Charles Henry Bethea, Executive Director of the Baptist Temple at Temple University. Following extensive renovations, the Temple has re-opened as a state-of-the-art performance and event space.</p> Sat, 24 Apr 2010 13:29:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter & Tom Keels 2335 at http://wrti.org Pianist Yuja Wang--Historical Soc. of PA-WICKED PHILADELPHIA--Renovated Baptist Temple at Temple Pianist Yuja Wang http://wrti.org/post/pianist-yuja-wang-2 <p>Jill interviews one of today's most talked-about young pianists, 22-year-old Yuja Wang. A 2008 Curtis graduate of Chinese origin, Ms. Wang was recently named Gramophone Magazine's Young Artist of the Year for 2009.</p> <p>She'll perform with The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Charles Dutoit on October 8th, 9th, and 10th at Verizon Hall. The following week, on October 13th, she'll make her orchestral debut with The Philadelphians at Carnegie Hall. At both venues she'll play Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16.</p> Tue, 06 Oct 2009 18:43:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2219 at http://wrti.org Pianist Yuja Wang Philadelphia Museum of Art--Pianist Yuja Wang--Eastern State Penitentiary--Cherry Blossom Festival http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-museum-art-pianist-yuja-wang-eastern-state-penitentiary-cherry-blossom-festival <p>We look ahead to a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring the works of some talented, young, local artists.</p> <p>Philadelphia Inquirer music critic David Patrick Stearns profiles pianist Yuja Wang. The fast-rising star is the soloist when the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields performs at the Kimmel Center next week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits historic Eastern State Penitentiary, now planning the renovation of a synagogue within its walls.</p> <p>Jason Peifer looks ahead to the year's Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2008 14:53:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 1956 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Museum of Art--Pianist Yuja Wang--Eastern State Penitentiary--Cherry Blossom Festival