November 29 – Friday at 8:00 p.m.
November 30 – Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
December 1 – Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Chinese pianist Yuja Wang is regarded among the most important artists of her generation. She performs with major orchestras across Asia, Europe, and North America, as well as being involved with residencies, recitals, concert tours, and chamber music. This season, she is the focus of an “Artist Spotlight” at London’s Barbican Center, where she is curating and performing in several events, including the London premiere of John Adams’s piano concerto, titled Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes. She made her Cleveland Orchestra debut in August 2011 and most recently performed here in October 2016. Born in Beijing, she began studying piano at age six and attended Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music. Ms. Wang continued her education in Canada and with Gary Graffman at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. An exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist, Yuja Wang received an Echo Young Artist of the Year Award in 2011. Her recordings have also been recognized with a Grammy nomination. Other honors include a 2010 Avery Fisher Career Grant and being named Musical America’s Artist of the Year in 2017. For more information, please visit www.yujawang.com.