Tianwa Yang

Biography

Born: 1987; Bejing, China  
Young violinist Yang Tianwa is a native of Beijing and picked up the violin at the age of 4. Yang made her concert debut within a year's time, and was soon celebrated as the "Violin Prodigy from China," traveling to various parts of the mainland, making concert appearances. Soon, word of Yang's extraordinary ability reached outside of China, and was subsequently permitted to travel to Germany, the Czech Republic, and Sweden to make appearances -- Read more the last-named engagement was a command performance for the Queen. Yang's playing was praised by Seiji Ozawa, and she was one of the last young violinists to receive a favorable commendation from Isaac Stern. Yang recorded the 24 Caprices at age 15, and is the youngest violinist to have done so; that same year she accepted a scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauch Dienst to study in Germany. Yang divides her time between the Central Conservatory of Music in China and the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe in Germany. Read less

Biography

Born: 1987; Bejing, China  
Young violinist Yang Tianwa is a native of Beijing and picked up the violin at the age of 4. Yang made her concert debut within a year's time, and was soon celebrated as the "Violin Prodigy from China," traveling to various parts of the mainland, making concert appearances. Soon, word of Yang's extraordinary ability reached outside of China, and was subsequently permitted to travel to Germany, the Czech Republic, and Sweden to make appearances -- Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Grave: Lento assai
II. Fugato: Molto moderato
III. Allegretto poco scherzoso: Amabile
IV. Finale con brio: Allegro fermo
I. Prelude, "Obsession": Poco vivace
II. Malinconia: Poco Lento
III. Sarabande (lento): "Danse des ombres" (Dance of the shades)
IV. Les Furies: Allegro furioso
Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 27, No. 3, "Ballade"
I. Allemanda: Lento maestoso
II. Sarabande: Quasi lento
III. Finale: Presto ma non troppo
I. L'Aurore: Lento assai
II. Danse rustique: Allegro giocoso molto moderato
Violin Sonata in E Major, Op. 27, No. 6
I. Allegro molto appassionato -
II. Andante -
III. Allegretto non troppo - Allegro molto vivace
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro
I. Adagio - Allegro moderato
II. Poco adagio
III. Allegro agitato
I. Introduction: Allegro moderato
II. Moderato
III. Lento assai
IV. Allegro moderato
V. Moderato - Animato


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