Yuja Wang – The Documentary

Yuja Wang, born February 10, 1987, is widely regarded as one of the finest living pianists. She was born in Beijing, began studying piano there at age six, and went on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. By the age of 21, she was already an internationally recognized concert pianist, giving recitals around the world. She has a recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, she said: “For me, playing music is about transporting to another way of life, another way of being. An actress does that.” Yuja Wang lives in New York City.

Yuja Wang Speaks about her Childhood… and More

Yuja Wang speaks about her childhood... and more.

Yuja Wang Encores

Mozart: Turkish March

Sonata No. 11 in A Major, third movement, transcription by Volodos

The Chinese star pianist Yuja Wang plays Mozart-Volodos Turkish March as encore

Prokofiev: Toccata

Piano Toccata in D Minor

Prokofiev - Toccata in D Minor - Yuja Wang, Piano

Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits

Dance of the Blessed Spirits, piano transcription by Sgambati

The Chinese pianist Yuja Wang plays Gluck"s Dance of the Blessed Spirits from his opera Orpheus and Eurydice, in Sgambati's transcription

Strauss: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka

Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, transcription by Cziffra

Strauss-Cziffra - Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka - Wang, Piano

Yuja Wang Links

Yuja Wang Selected Videos

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Yuja Wang Birthday

Yuja Wang was born February 10, 1987, in Beijing, China.