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Yuja Wang plays Mendelssohn

Superstar pianist Yuja Wang excels as a recording artist, yet it is in front of a live audience where she truly comes alive; the second release on Verbier Festival Gold features Wang’s 2009 performance alongside an all-star ensemble of Kirill Troussov, David Aaron Carpenter, Maxim Rysanov, Sol Gabetta, and Leigh Mesh. The release also features Wang’s exhilarating performance of Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1, together with Kurt Masur and the Verbier Festival Orchestra.

Record date : 29 July 2009

Piano Sextet in D major Op. 110
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor Op. 25

Verbier Festival Gold—a joint venture between the Verbier Festival and Deutsche Grammophon—boasts a vast archive overflowing with precious gems captured at the Festival. The record label makes the Verbier Festival experience more accessible to audiences around the world and showcases eminent classical artists, many of them with a close affiliation to Deutsche Grammophon’s Yellow Label, in unusual formations and repertoire.

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