700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
Yuja Wang, piano
Opening La Jolla Music Society’s 45th Anniversary season and the Frieman Family Piano Series, twenty-six year old pianist and widely recognized as one of the most important artists of her generation, Yuja Wang.
“She seems to have everything: speed, flexibility, pianistic thunder and interpretive nuance.”- The New York Times
“What’s in a Name?- Variations on Sonata Form”
Explore how the Sonata form emerged in the 18th century and achieved a position of dominance in the works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.
Whereas, Romantic and 20th century composers continued to use the form but often in novel and unexpected ways- sometimes in solo compositions that were not even called sonatas.