Yuja Wang is widely recognized as one of the most important artists of her generation. She
has performed with many of the world's most prestigious orchestras, including the Boston
Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles
Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony,
and National Symphony Orchestra in the US, and abroad with the Staatskapelle Berlin,
China Philharmonic Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra,
London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Orquesta Nacional de España, Simón Bolívar
Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Tokyo's NHK Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw
Orchestra, and Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, among others.
Conductors with whom she has collaborated include Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim,
Gustavo Dudamel, Charles Dutoit, Daniele Gatti, Valery Gergiev, Mikko Franck, Pietari
Inkinen, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Antonio Pappano, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yuri
Temirkanov, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Ms. Wang regularly gives recitals and appears at
summer chamber music festivals throughout Asia, Europe, and North America.
This season, Ms. Wang is artist-in-residence with Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra, appearing
in two weeks of performances with Lionel Bringuier and a final week with Mr. Dudamel. She
will also be featured in a two-week residency with the Hong Kong Philharmonic. Ms. Wang
performs Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 with both the Berliner Philharmoniker and the
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, and returns to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra to work
with Mariss Jansons. Ms. Wang also continues her recital touring worldwide and is the
featured soloist on a London Symphony Orchestra tour with Mr. Tilson Thomas.
An exclusive recording artist for Deutsche Grammophon, Ms. Wang's catalogue includes three
sonata recordings, a concerto recording with Claudio Abbado and the Mahler Chamber
Orchestra, and a CD of music by Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff with Mr. Dudamel and the Simón
Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. Most recently, Ms. Wang recorded the Brahms violin
sonatas with Mr. Kavakos for Decca Classics.
Ms. Wang studied at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing with Ling Yuan and Zhou
Guangren, Mount Royal Conservatory in Calgary, and Curtis Institute of Music in
Philadelphia with Gary Graffman. In 2010, she received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career