Unleashing Virtuosity- Yuja Wang Deconstructs Mozart with an Electrifying Encore Performance

Bythu lita

Jan 15, 2024

Wow. Just wow. Pianist Yuja Wang just took apart and rebuilt Mozart’s Rondo alla Turca in a truly unusual way and so we had to share it with you. Wang played the captivating rendition, which mixes elements of jazz and even a dash of honky tonk, as her encore at a recent performance with the Berlin Philharmonic.

The Essential Yuja Wang | San Francisco Classical Voice

The video was posted on Facebook a week ago and has quickly become widely popular. It was shared among 300,000 Facebook users and viewed 20 million times in the course of a week.

When classical performances like this break through on social media, all we can say is yes, yes, yes! A thousand times yes!

Perhaps unsurprisingly, this video has now officially gone viral, bringing the joy to millions.

If you were wondering, Wang’s arrangement seems to be a mishmash of Arcadi Volodos and Fazil Say’s versions of the Mozart stalwart, by turns jazzy and intensely pianistic.

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