YUJA WANG

Day XVIII: medici.tv
co-streamed by Deutsche Grammophon

02 August 2020 19:00

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Discover the programme of the Virtual Verbier Festival on medici.tv—partner of the Festival since 2007: 18 virtual days in the Swiss Alps with your favourite artists from July 16 to August 2.

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Yuja Wang appears courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon. This broadcast is co-streamed in it entirely on the DG YouTube channel.

DG’s long-standing partnership with the Verbier Festival also includes audio releases with excerpts from the Festival archives.

The dizzyingly talented Yuja Wang is one of the world’s foremost piano virtuosos, her elite place on the world stage fully assured. Tonight, we’ll look back together on an artist whose meteoric rise has been closely tied to her knockout performances at the Verbier Festival—from her unforgettable Verbier debut in 2008 up to today—through concerts, interviews, and previously unreleased footage. These performances, many of which are now permanently engraved in classical fans’ memory, all contribute to the lofty stature of a musician who tirelessly pushes against the limits of what is possible with two hands and ten fingers…
HOSTS

CHARLOTTE GARDNER
music critic & journalist

CHRISTIAN THOMPSON
Head of Artistic Planning, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

WHAT TO EXPECT EACH FESTIVAL DAY

Hour 1
Exclusive newly recorded performances by each day’s featured artist(s) as well as interviews, stories and documentaries—old and new.

Hours 2–4
Favourite and previously unreleased footage of extraordinary Verbier Festival performances by each day’s featured artist.

Hour 5
The Verbier Festival Academy programmes take the spotlight
: interviews, masterclasses and rehearsal footage featuring each day’s featured artists.