Yuja Wang Takes Flight
I enjoy following the careers of up and coming stars. One of note is Yuja Wang, a 22-year-old pianist fromÂ from China. The Washington Post called her debut recital at the Kennedy CenterÂ â€œjaw-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.