Pianist Yuja Wang is widely recognized as one of the most important artists of her
generation. She has performed with many of the world's prestigious orchestras, including
those of Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco,
and Washington, DC. Abroad, she has appeared with the Staatskapelle Berlin, China
Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, London
Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Nacional de España, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of
Venezuela, Tokyo's NHK Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, among
Conductors with whom Ms. Wang has collaborated include Daniel Barenboim, Gustavo Dudamel,
Charles Dutoit, Daniele Gatti, Manfred Honeck, Lorin Maazel, Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta,
Antonio Pappano, Yuri Temirkanov, and Michael Tilson Thomas. She regularly gives recitals
throughout Asia, Europe, and North America and appears at summer festivals, including an
annual appearance at the Verbier Festival.
Highlights of Ms. Wang's 2012-2013 season include performances with the Israel
Philharmonic Orchestra in Israel and at Vienna's Musikverein, as well as a tour of the US.
She also tours with the San Francisco Symphony in Asia, performs an all-Brahms cycle in
Paris with the principal players of the Berliner Philharmoniker, returns to the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, and gives a recital tour of Japan that culminates with her debut at
Tokyo's Suntory Hall.
Ms. Wang is an exclusive recording artist for Deutsche Grammophon. Her debut album,
Sonatas & Etudes, was released in 2009. For her second album,
Transformation, she received an ECHO Klassik award. She next collaborated with
Claudio Abbado and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra to record her first concerto album,
featuring Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Piano Concerto
No. 2 in C Minor, which was nominated for a Grammy Award. Her most recent record,
Fantasia, is a collection of encore pieces by Albéniz, Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninoff,
Saint-Saëns, Scriabin, and others.