Classical Guitarist Xuefei Yang
Classical Guitarist Xuefei Yang Returns to SF Performances
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Acclaimed guitarist Xuefei Yang makes her fourth appearance with San Francisco Performances, in a wide-ranging recital featuring music by J.S. Bach, Chopin, Joaquín Rodrigo and more. Along with several Spanish works, Yang is set to perform three Brazilian pieces by Antonio Carlos Jobim and the Baden Jazz Suite by Jiri Jirmal, a Czech guitarist and composer, who penned the collection as a homage to great Brazilian guitarist Baden Powell. Based in the U.K. and born in Beijing, Yang is an internationally-known artist, beloved in Spain, who performs in prestigious concert halls and with major symphonies all over the world. After three successful album releases with EMI Classics, she's working on a recording featuring the music of Bach.
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The last date listed for Classical Guitarist Xuefei Yang was Saturday October 29, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Following the cultural revolution, Beijing-born Xuefei Yang made international history as the first guitarist ever admitted to a music school in China. Her pioneering spirit, courage and prodigious talent brought her quickly to the attention of the music world at large. The composer Joaquín Rodrigo attended her debut in Madrid and could not believe she was just 14. Fellow guitar virtuoso John Williams sought her out when he toured Beijing while she was still a student. Her spellbinding performances are not to be missed.
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Founded in 1979, San Francisco Performances is the Bay Area's leading independent presenter of chamber music, vocal and instrumental recitals, jazz and contemporary dance. Under the artistic direction of its founder, Ruth Felt, the organization presents internationally acclaimed and emerging performing artists, introduces innovative programs, and builds new and diversified audiences for the arts through education and outreach activities that also strengthen the local performing arts community.