Praised for her engaging stage presence and performances that are technically and musically brilliant,Hanzhi Wangis the first accordionist to join the roster of Young Concert Artists in its 57-year history of discovering extraordinary musicians. Her concert career has already taken her around the globe with performances in Europe and Asia. Ms. Wang will make her debut in the Young Concert Artists Series in New York, opening the 2018-19 season in The Peter Marino Concert at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Her Washington, DC debut in the Young Concert Artists Series at the Kennedy Center will be co-presented with Washington Performing Arts.
With her offensive and yet sensitive performances, Hanzhi Wang has also become very popular amongst contemporary composers. Several of them has dedicated their works to her, such as Martin Lohse (DK). In 2017 she will release her solo-cd, with works by Danish composers. The CD is called “In the path of H.C. Andersen”, and takes the listener in to the heritage of Danish adventures.
“Winter Tales” will take you on a musical journey to the “winter-land” with the magic of a fairy tale. The fantastical “Nutcracker”, “The Little Match Girl”, the festive “Petrushka” and more stories will come to life on December 30, 2017 7-10:PM at the Marc A. Scorca hall at The National Opera Center (Address: 330 7th Avenue, New York, NY, 10001).
The program of the concert will include well-known pieces by E. Grieg, P. Tchaikovsky, I. Stravinsky in addition to original accordion music.