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Pianist Xiayin Wang, an artist of keen musicality and sweeping virtuosity, has brought audiences to their feet with playing in the grand Romantic tradition.
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Xiayin Wang – an artist of her time

Walking along Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street on any day of the week one might be surprised at the number of Asian visitors and an encouraging feature of concerts in Scotland is the number of Chinese young people who are present. Through the Confucius project Glasgow University hosts many Chinese students extending the large community…

03 Jan 2015 Posted by admin in Features no comments

Xiayin Wang, Chandos’s newest piano star

“Here, even in Rachmaninoff’s most savage and turbulent pages, is playing of an awesome clarity and poise. Xiayin Wang makes her chosen composer sound greater and more indelibly Russian than ever” – Gramophone magazine review of Xiayin Wang’s first Rachmaninoff disc for Chandos There can…

02 Jun 2014 Posted by admin in Features no comments

Performs and Records a Wealth of American Piano Concertos

Chinese pianist Xiayin Wang, described by Gramophone Magazineas “astonishing”, appears with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Music Director Peter Oundjian to perform two piano concertos from 20th century American composers this week and the following week will record the concerti with the orchestra for the…

26 Apr 2013 Posted by admin in Features no comments

A Conversation with Pianist Xiayin Wang

Pianist Xiayin Want is hardly a new name to Fanfare readers. Several of her recordings have received superlative reviews in this journal, and Peter J. Rabinowitz’s two interviews with the young artist were published in Fanfare 31:3 and 35:1. In connection with her new recording…

05 Nov 2012 Posted by admin in Features no comments

RISING STAR Great artists of tomorrow

No one could accuse Xiayin Wang of pigeon-holding herself. Take her choice of repertoire at her first even UK performance at the Cadogan Hall in London on 13 September: in a recital called ‘Crossing Continents’, Haydn and Liszt sit alongside Rachmaninov, Ravel and Earl Wild’s…

05 Sep 2011 Posted by admin in Features no comments

Concert Pianist Xiayin Wang

Although only a few years have elapsed since Chinese pianist Xiayin Wang first made her mark in the U.S., interest in her artistry has been swiftly growing since her first Marquis disc, Introducing Xiayin Wang, appeared in 2007. With the release of her third disc…

07 Jun 2009 Posted by admin in Features no comments