Yuja Wang Takes Flight

Jul 2, 2009

I enjoy following the careers of up and coming stars. One of note is Yuja Wang, a 22-year-old pianist from from China. The Washington Post called her debut recital at the Kennedy Center “jaw-dropping,â€? and The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, "The arrival of Chinese-born pianist Yuja Wang on the musical scene is an exhilarating and unnerving development. To listen to her in action is to re-examine whatever assumptions you may have had about how well the piano can actually be played.â€? After viewing this short clip, I believe you'll agree. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8alxBofd_eQ