Mira Wang's New York debut took place October 10th, 2001,|
at the Avery Fisher Hall
with Roberto Gerhard's Violin Concerto
Mira Wang was an astonishing soloist in the Gerhard concerto, moving with
complete easy, grace and sunny tone. The piece just flowed from her. And
the orchestra perked up.
The New York Times|
October 15, 2001
(About Ms. Wang's New York debut
at the Avery Fisher Hall in
October 10th, 2001.)
"... from the moment this serenely elegant player came on stage, there was
a feeling among the audience that she was very special. And
her playing was special..."
Photo by Kasskara|
After Mira Wang's New York debut in Avery Fisher Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra in October 2001, the New York Times wrote: " Mira Wang was an astonishing soloist in the Gerhard concerto, moving with complete ease, grace and sunny tone. The piece just flowed from her. And the orchestra perked up. "
Born in China, Ms. Wang studied at Central Conservatory of China in Beijing. She was sponsored by Roman Totenberg later to further her studies at Boston University, where she graduated summa cum laude in 1992 and received the prestigious Kahn Award given to outstanding performers.
Ms. Wang has won top prizes all over the world, such as the first prize at the Geneva International Competition and the first prize in the New Zealand International Festival of Arts Lexus Violin Competition.
Mira has appeared as a soloist with many prestigious orchestras all over the world, including the Staatskapelle Dresden, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Saarbrücken Radio Symphony, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Dresden Philharmonie, Dutch Radio Orchestra, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Würzburger Philharmoniker, Baltic Philharmonic, Guildford Philharmonic in England and Orquesta Sinfonica de Euskadi in Spain.
Ms. Wang 's solo appearances in the United States have included her debut with John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra, several reengagements with the New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra,the Boston Philharmonic, the Symphony Orchestra of Kalamazoo and others.
Mira Wang's duo album with cellist Jan Vogler has received glorious reviews all over the world. Her discography also includes Violin concerto No. 2 by Prokoffiev with Saarbrücken Radio-Symphony Orchestra, Saint-Saens Violin Concerto with Radio-Philharmornie Hannover of NDR, the "Four Seasons" by Vivaldi with the Dresdner Kapellsolisten and an album with encore pieces by Sarasate, Paganini, Kreisler, de Falla and Szymanowski.
Ms. Wang's concerts in year of 03-04 will include appearances with Berlin Symphony Orchestra, reinvitation with the American Symphony Orchestra and Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Recitals and Chamber music concerts in European Festivals such as "MDR Musiksommer" festival, Classix Festival and "Moritzburg on Tour" in Carnegie Hall.
An active chamber musician, Ms. Wang has appeared at the Marlboro Music Festival and toured with "Musicians from Marlboro" throughout the United States, the Kuhmo Music Festival in Finland, the Rheingau Musik Festival, the Schloß Moritzburg Chamber Music Festival and MDR Musiksommer in Germany. She has collaborated with such artists as Heinrich Schiff, Isidor Cohen, David Soyer and Bruno Canino. It was in Berlin that Ms. Wang performed for the President of Germany in the opening concert at the Berliner Festwochen.
Mira plays on a violin by A. Stradivarius which used to belong to the famous German violinist Joseph Joachim.
|May 25, 2003||Berlin, Konzerthaus||Brahms Double Concerto with Jan Vogler, Berlin Symphony Orchestra|
|May 31, June 1, 2003||Braunschweig||Classix Festival|
|August 2, 2003||Dresden, Frauenkirche||Recital MDR Musiksommer - Works by Mozart, Strawinsky, Ravel & Franck|
|August 3-18, 2003||Moritzburg||Moritzburg Festival|
|August 19-21, 2003||Dresden||Recording for Sony Classical: Works by AdÃ©s, Faure & Schumann. With Jan Vogler, Louis Lortie & James Ehnes|
|September 18, 2003||New York, Yacht Club||Chamber Music Concert|
|September 20, 2003||New York, Carnegie Hall||Chamber Music Concert with Charles Neidich, Marie-Luise Neunecker, etc.|
|September 21, 2003||New York, Carnegie Hall||Chamber Music Concert|
|October 11, 2003||Eisenach, Wartburg||Moritzburg Festival on tour - Works by Mozart, Rolla|
|October 24/25, 2003||New York||Brahms Double Concerto with American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein|
|November 5-11, 2003||Spain||Mozart Concerto. Tour with Dresdner Kapellsolisten, conductor Helmut Branny|
|November 20, 2003||Kloster Polling||Duo concert with Jan Vogler|
|January 16, 2004||Dresden, Semper Oper||Moritzburg on Tour|
|January 23, 2004||Hannover, Radio||Same as Jan. 16th|
|January 24/25, 2004||Coesfeld, Stiftung Herding||Same as Jan. 16th|
|January 27-31, 2004|| Italy, Pisa/Padova/Monfalcone/
Trento/Rome or Varese
|Same as Jan. 16th|
|April 3, 2004||Singapore||Chamber Music|
|April 5, 2004||Singapore||Brahms Double Concerto - Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Poppen, Conductor|
|April 12-25, 2004||New York, Carnegie Hall||Works by Chen Yi|
|June 9/10, 2004||Dresden, Schloss Rammenau||Solo recital - Works by Bach, Ysaye & Paganini|
Mira Z.-R. Wang (violin) - Roglit Ishay (piano)
1 Transcription by Paul Kochanski
1 Transcription by Paul Kochanski