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Yuja Wang performs Schubert, Schumann, Scriabin and Prokofiev

Verbier Festival 2010

Yuja Wang performs Schubert, Schumann, Scriabin and Prokofiev Verbier Festival 2010

About

Yuja Wang is famed for her bewildering technique at the piano, but what makes her performances unique is her ability to combine this playing of incredible intensity, lyricism and passion.

Her interpretation of Schubert's lieder, arranged by Liszt, highlights every aspect of her playing in this emotionally charged music. In this recital, she also tackles Russian music by Scriabin and Prokofiev, demanding incredible virtuosity and stamina. A recital that is guaranteed to leave you thrilled at Yuja Wang’s extraordinary talent.

Program

  • Franz Schubert / Franz Liszt, Gretchen am Spinnrade (Piano transcription)
  • Franz Schubert / Franz Liszt, Auf dem Wasser zu singen
  • Franz Schubert / Franz Liszt, Erlkönig
  • Robert Schumann, Symphonic Studies, Op. 13
    • Theme - Andante
    • Etude I (Variation 1) - Un poco più vivo
    • Etude II (Variation 2) - Andante
    • Etude III - Vivace
    • Etude IV (Variation 3) - Allegro marcato
    • Etude V (Variation 4) - Scherzando
    • Etude VI (Variation 5) - Agitato
    • Etude VII (Variation 6) - Allegro molto
    • Etude VIII (Variation 7) - Sempre marcatissimo
    • Etude IX - Presto possible
    • Etude X (Variation 8) - Allegro con energia
    • Etude XI (Variation 9) - Andante espressivo
    • Etude XII (Finale) - Allegro brillante (based on Marschner's theme)
  • Alexander Scriabin, Preludes, Op. 11
    • No. 11
  • Alexander Scriabin, Preludes, Op. 13
    • No. 6
  • Alexander Scriabin, Preludes, Op. 11
    • No. 12
  • Alexander Scriabin, Preludes, Op. 8
    • No. 9
  • Alexander Scriabin, Poem, Op. 32 No. 1
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 82
    • 1. Allegro inquieto
    • 2. Allegretto
    • 3. Tempo di valzer - lentissimo
    • 4. Vivace
  • Frederic Chopin, Valse, Op. 64 No. 2
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck / Yuja Wang, Orfeo ed Euridice : Melody
  • Johann Strauss II / György Cziffra, Tritsch-tratsch Polka

Details

  • Directed by: Anaïs Spiro
  • Venue: Verbier Festival (Verbier, Switzerland)
  • Production date: 2010
  • Recording date: 20/07/2010
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience / Museec / Arte France
  • Available version(s): EN

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