National Symphony Orchestra and Pianist Yuja Wang at the Kennedy Center
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The last date listed for National Symphony Orchestra and Pianist Yuja Wang was Friday December 4, 2009 / 1:30pm.
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Featured review from Melanie
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This was an impulse purchase. The last time I went to the symphony was five years ago. But I loved it! The chance to witness a world-premiere work - one that had me grinning in the third movement - was well worth the $35. And Yuja Wang was remarkable. My seats were amazing - Orchestra, Row Q, on the aisle. So I could the pianist moving her hands with such grace and dexterity - playing, according to the composer - 19,000 different notes. The evening ended with Tchaikovsky, and I went home happy to have impulsively gone with a cultural midweek experience.
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“(Wang’s arrival) on the musical scene is an exhilarating and unnerving development. To listen to her in action is to re-examine whatever assumptions you may have had about how well the piano can actually be played.” —San Francisco Chronicle
Pianist Yuja Wang premieres Jennifer Higdon’s Piano Concerto with Grammy-winning conductor Andrew Litton. Also on the program are Rimsky-Korsakov’s Suite from The Snow Maiden and Tchaikovsky’s First Symphony.