Granados: Piano Works
New album available February 2, 2018

 

Now along comes Xiayin Wang, who may look fragrantly feminine but is a steely-fingered virtuoso of the old school.
THE DAILY MAIL

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Welcome to the new www.xiayinwang.com! Take a look around and let me know what you think!

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Praise for Xiayin’s latest album: Ginastera

“Ginastera, Panambí, Piano Concerto No. 2; Juanjo Mena conducting the BBC Philharmonic, with Xiayin Wang, piano (Chandos)” – Alex Ross / The Rest Is Noise   “Xiayin Wang is jaw-droppingly impressive. She makes music…

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Xiayin Triumphs with Minnesota Orchestra

“Wang vividly brought out all of the gentleness, grief and exuberance that Mozart packed into this exquisite concerto. And she blended beautifully with the Minnesota Orchestra, which sometimes can put too much Beethoven into its Mozart and overpower soloists. Rarely did Wang fight to be heard, Mena helping bring a becomingly light touch to the music.”

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“Xiayin Wang is clearly doing something right...her principal strengths: an estimable grasp of pianistic color and an ability to maintain and illuminate a strand of melody within the thickest of textures.”

The New York Times

Schedule

BEYOND THE BLACK SEA

APRIL 8 2018, 3pm
NORTH SHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, SKOKIE

SCOTT SPECK Conductor
XIAYIN WANG Piano

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
PHILIP GLASS Music from The Secret Agent

Approximate running time 1 hour 50 minutes including intermission

Apr 8
2018
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Scriabin Piano Concerto

Apr 20
2018
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Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No1

Apr 21
2018
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“She can be at one moment sensual and the next rhythmically driving…with such assuredness, such delicacy, that one forgets the difficulties inherent in the performance, and is left breathless in musical awe.”

Musical America

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