Chinese pianist Xiayin Wang emerged as something of a specialist in American music with her spectacular recording of Earl Wild's Gershwin fantasias in 2010, and she continues to amass a strong track record with this Chandos release, nicely recorded at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow. It's interesting how novel the trio of piano concertos by Gershwin, Copland, and Barber are as a program, for they all have a great deal to say to each other, and each finds its way between jazz and modernistic influences. Given that you get here a Chinese pianist teaming with Scottish musicians, with.
Equally renowned as a recitalist and chamber musician, Chinese pianist Xiayin Wang is the soloist in three classic piano concertos by American composers George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber, performed with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra under Peter Oundjian. Barber won the second Pulitzer Prize of his career for his 1962 work Concerto for Piano, included here. 96 kHz, 24-bit PCM – Chandos Studio Masters
Solo: Xiayin Wang piano. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Oundjian. 11 February (Concerto in F) & 29 and 30 April (other works) 2013. Notes the three American piano concertos on this splendidly recorded and msterly performed new release from Xiayin Wang are undoubtedly masterworks of the highest calibre. Gershwin’s only fully-laid out piano concerto boasts several recordings, but his one, not only because of the razor-sharp orchestral playing is among the very finest a clear first choice. Marius Dawn - Pianist magazine - February/March 2014. Xiayin Wang has impressed before, in music by Earl Wild and Rachmaninov. Good though those discs were, one feels she has properly come into her own with the present.
Concertos de Gershwin, Copland & Barber, Xiayin Wang, piano - Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Peter Oundjian, direction. This music fits well under Wang's fingers. It combines the 3 greatest North American piano concertos of the 20th century. Her credentials in American music have been established brilliantly before, of course, but here she displays an incredible command and sympathetic understanding of an alien (to her) idiom that eclipses even America's native-born best. I heard her live in Glasgow last concert season, with the magnificent Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Peter Oundjian, performing both the Copland and the Barber concertos in a single concert.
Tchaikovsky & Khachaturian: Piano Concertos Xiayin Wang. Listen on Apple Music. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op. 44. By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. 1. I. Allegro brillante e molto vivace -. 5:45. American Piano Concertos. Scriabin: Piano Music - Poems, Waltzes & Dances. See All. Tchaikovsky & Grieg: Piano Concertos. Denis Kozhukhin, hester Berlin & Vassily Sinaisky. Walton: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten, Cello Concerto & Symphony No. 2.
American Piano Concertos. Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian. Gramophone Magazine, December 2013 Mor. elease Date: 30th Sep 2013. Samuel Barber’s Concerto for Piano dates from 1962 and is another work that shows the diversity of influence in American music in the twentieth century. In the work there are elements of Russian music and jazz as well as the romanticism that we find in all of Barber’s output.
Virtuoso pianist, chamber musician, soloist, and Chandos recording artist. Nir Kabaretti, conductor Xiayin Wang, piano Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 3 Bizet: l’Arlésienne (Suite No. 2) Debussy: La Mer Concert Sponsor Eric Diefenbach and . 28 December 2018 at 08:22 ·. "This is a generous album, with excellent performances of all pieces and superbly recorded. A well worthy closure to a full Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos cycle with a fascinating supplement in the form of the Scriabin Concerto.
American Piano Concertos (SACD, Hybrid, Multichannel, Album). Rachmaninoff, Xiayin Wang. Ginastera – Juanjo Mena, Xiayin Wang, BBC Philharmonic, Manchester Chamber Choir - Orchestral Works 2 – Piano Concerto No. 2, Panambí (CD, Album).