WQXR Young Artists Showcase: Accordionist Hanzhi Wang

New Youk Public Radio
Feb 14, 2019
Young Artists Showcase is a WQXR weekly radio show that since 1978 has sought out and displayed the talents of young emerging artists. WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase is supported by The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation.
Produced by WQXR.
Tonight the Young Artists Showcase features a studio performance by and conversation with accordionist Hanzhi Wang. The first accordionist to win a place on the roster of Young Concert Artists in the organization's 58-year history, Hanzhi Wang talked about her path to the instrument, and also how it works. Her program featured her own accordion arrangements of Bach, Mozkowski, Mozart, and a piece written for her by Martin Lohse. 
Moszkowski: Étincelles, Op. 36, No. 6 (Sparks) (arr. Hanzhi Wang)—Hanzhi Wang, accordion
Mozart: Andante in F for Organ, K. 616 (arr. Hanzhi Wang)—Hanzhi Wang, accordion
Lohse: Menuetto—Hanzhi Wang, accordion
Lohse: Passing—Hanzhi Wang, accordion
Bach: Keyboard Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826 (arr. Hanzhi Wang)—Hanzhi Wang, accordion