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Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory
30 Gainsborough Street Boston, MA 02115
617-585-1260
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attended Oct 18 2013

Lots of pyrotechnics--amazing technique--lacking maturity in her interpretation--not at the level of Trifonov in her Chopin--wish the program had been more diverse--should have played Bach--the jazz piece was awful and she is defintely not a jazz...continued

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http://celebrityseries.org/CS_performers_2013_14/wang.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“As well as stunning technique she has a fabulous range of sonority and colour. She is also very comfortable with extremes of dynamic and expression, and this gives her playing a striking intensity.” —BBC Music Magazine
“She seems to have everything: speed, flexibility, pianistic thunder and interpretive nuance.” —The New York Times

Description

Program:

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58

__  Allegro maestoso

  Scherzo: Molto vivace

  Largo

  Finale: Presto non tanto; Agitato __

Nocturne No. 1, Op.27

Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47

Fantaisie in F minor, Op. 49

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Three Movements from ‘Petrushka’

__  Danse russe

  Chez Pétrouchka

  La semaine grasse__

About the Ticket Supplier: Celebrity Series of Boston

The Celebrity Series aims to present the best in the performing arts to the broadest possible audience, to create new works that bring artists and audiences together, and to engage young audiences in artistic experiences through performing arts-based education and community service programs.

The Celebrity Series has enhanced the quality of life in Greater Boston for more than 65 years by providing a wide range of artistic experiences onstage, in classrooms, and in other locations throughout the city and surrounding communities. Celebrity Series presentations often include premieres of new works of music and dance – many commissioned by the Series. And as a leading provider of arts-in-education programs, the Series builds innovative energetic partnerships with area schools and community organizations and engages new audiences of all ages.