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The Listening Room: Episode 50

  • Gramophone

“Xiayin Wang gives terrific performance, ably abetted by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.”

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New Releases: Classical Music (November 2018)

  • Journal of Music

“Both orchestra and pianist superbly manage the balance of powerful statements and sweeping gestures required for these big, energetic works.”

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GRANADOS Review

  • MUSIC WEB INTERNATIONAL

“That Wang is able to breeze through such fiendish music, allying power with sparkling clarity, and moving easily between ever-shifting emotions, is breath-taking…Wang balances sadness and drama with the sunny consolations of Spanish light, love and life, and makes a convincing case for the poetry of Granados’ piano music.”

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GINASTERA: PIANO CONCERTO NO 1 ET AL

  • Limelight

“Xiayin Wang’s playing, apart from being indefatigable, captures the relentlessly hectic and kaleidoscopic succession of ideas.”

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GINASTERA Review

  • Music Web International

“She plays with remarkable clarity both musically and technically but also can provide the sheer muscular dynamism when required.”

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GINASTERA Review

  • Classical Source

“Wang is fully attuned to the work’s undoubted appeal, she and Mena making the best case so far for its inclusion as part of the official Ginastera canon.”

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GRANADOS Review

  • Music Web International

“Wang has a prodigious technique which she used to great effect in Goyescas. Los Requiebros (The Compliments) was clean and polished and Wang produced a vast array of tone colours in the various transformations of the theme.”