Yuja Wang  b. Febuary 10th 1987 - Beijing

Now N.Y.C.

Yuja Wang (Chinese王羽佳pinyinWáng Yǔjiā; is a Chinese classical pianist. 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. 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 LA Times, she said “For me, playing music is about transporting to another way of life, another way of being. An actress does that.” 

Early life

Yuja comes from a musical family. Her mother, Zhai Jieming, is a dancer and her father, Wang Jianguo, is a percussionist. Both live in Beijing.

Yuja began studying piano at age 6. At age 7, she began three years' study at Beijing's Central Conservatory of Music. At 11, she entered the Morningside Music Bridge International Music Festival (at Mount Royal University in CalgaryAlberta) as the festival's youngest student.

At age 15, she entered the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where she studied for five years with Gary Graffman and graduated in 2008. Graffman said that Yuja's technique impressed him during her audition, but "it was the intelligence and good taste" of her interpretations that distinguished her.

From Wikipedia.

Musician of year 2017 (Musical America awards).

House of Flying Fingers

Uploaded on 2 May 2007

Backstage clip of celebrated pianist Yuja Wang, playing through the turkish march by Mozart-Volodos before a concert

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 (Claudio Abbado, LUCERNE FESTIVAL)

Chopin Concerto No.2

San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas (22.11.2016, NHK Hall, Tokyo)

Rachmaninoff : Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Opus18 [HD]

Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23

Turkish March by Mozart

George Gershwin Piano Concerto in F major 

Yuja Wang - Encores

Yuja Wang and Others (Khatia Buniatishvili) from 3 different concerts

Verbier Festival 2013 - interview

Yuja Wang & Joshua Bell - Beethoven Kreutzer 3rd movement

Mendelssohns - Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor (op. 25) , Yuja Wang, Kurt Masur (Full)

Shostakovich 1st Piano Concerto

Bartók Piano Concerto No. 1 [HD]

Rachmaninoff : Vocalise

Tritsch-Tratsch Polka

Tea for Two (encore)

Ravel Left Hand Piano Concerto

Yuja Wang & Lahav Shani: Tchaikovsky Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Debussy Arabesque No 1 in E major (age 9)

Chopin op 66 Fantasie impromptu.flv (age 12)

(王羽佳) Yuja Wang's Best Video!----- Chopin Rondo op.73 when she was 11:)

Yuja Wang plays The Cowherd's Flute.

Wang Yuja plays Chopin Etude op 10 no 4

Yuja plays Chopin Waltz D flat Op 64 No 1

Yujia Wang plays Chopin Waltz c sharp minor, Op 64 No 2

Wang Yuja plays Tocata Poulenc

Wang Yuja plays Listz Concert Etude La Leggierezza

Wang Yuja plays Haydn Sonata Hob. 50 C major 1st mvt

Wang Yuja plays Thunder During the Drought《旱天雷》