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  • New York Music Daily: Classical Accordionist Hanzhi Wang Brings Darkly Dynamic New Nordic Compositions to Carnegie Hall
    New York Music Daily: Classical Accordionist Hanzhi Wang Brings Darkly Dynamic New Nordic Compositions to Carnegie Hall

    Hanzhi Wang isn’t the first accordionist to specialize in new classical music, but she is the first-ever squeezebox player to earn inclusion on the Young Concert Artists roster. Even though more composers these days are writing for the accordion, that’s still a pretty big deal. Wang has a magically dynamic album of concise new works by Nordic composers, On the Path to H.C. Andersen, streaming at Spotify. She’s making her Carnegie Hall debut on Oct 22 at 8:30 PM in Zankel Hall, playing works by B...

  • CDN: Classical accordion? YCA artist Hanzhi Wang dazzles at the KenCen
    CDN: Classical accordion? YCA artist Hanzhi Wang dazzles at the KenCen

    Ms. Wang’s appearance at the Terrace in this opening recital of YCA’s 2018-2019 Washington season was co-presented with Washington Performing Arts (WPA). In this, her DC debut, Ms. Wang dazzled all in attendance with her skills, her musicianship. She also offered the audience a surprisingly daring and eclectic repertoire in this (mostly) solo program.

  • Hanzhi Wang Debut at Kennedy Center
    Hanzhi Wang Debut at Kennedy Center

    On October 11, 2018,Hanzhi Wang held her Washington Debut Concert in 'Terrace Theater' at the renowned Kennedy Center in USA. The program contained works by Bach, Gubaidulina, Mozart, Lohse and Moszkovsky, as well as Piazzolla's Tango Sensations with the wonderful Omer String Quartet. The concert received standing ovations from a full hall, and the reviews praised the performance.

  • Tallahassee Democrat – Best Bets: Hanzhi Wang visits Opening Nights after the hurricane
    Tallahassee Democrat – Best Bets: Hanzhi Wang visits Opening Nights after the hurricane

    Yes, it's an accordion. No, it's not a novelty. Keep in mind that fresh-faced artist Hanzhi Wang is the first accordionist to win a place on the roster of Young Concert Artists in 58 years. Hear if she is the real thing or not when Wang visits Opening Nights for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Episcopal Church , 211 N. Monroe St. Tickets are $30 for general public and $15 for students. Call 850-644-6500 or visit openingnights.fsu.edu.

  • Hanzhi Wang held a recital at the 25th Usdome Festival
    Hanzhi Wang held a recital at the 25th Usdome Festival

    Der Wettbewerb Young Concert Artists in New York gehört von Anbeginn zu den festen Partnern des Usedomer Musikfestivals. Auf drei Konzerten stellen wir Ihnen aktuelle Preisträger vor: Den Auftakt macht die Virtuosin Hanzhi Wang, die im November 2017 erstmals in der 57jährigen Geschichte des Wettbewerbs dem Akkordeon zum Sieg verhalf. „Etincelles” – Funken – heißt eine berühmte Klavieretüde von Moritz Moszkowski. Hanzhi Wang zeigt, dass auch auf dem Akkordeon die Funken sprühen können.