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Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, Venue TBC, Hastings, UK

Time TBC

May 20, 2021

Yuanfan performs Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra.

More information to be announced.

St Mary's Church, Perivale, London, UK

14:00

January 04, 2021

Yuanfan makes another welcome return to St Mary's Church, Perivale for a solo recital. Programme to be announced nearer the time.

This concert will also be live-streamed on their YouTube channel, which can be found here.

**NEW DATE** Westcliff High School for Boys, Essex, UK

Start time TBC

November 21, 2020

**NEW DATE** - due to the current situation of the coronavirus, this concert will now take place on 21st November 2020, and thus will no longer take place on the original date of 4th April 2020. Further information to be announced.

Yuanfan performs Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor with the Essex Concert Orchestra.

Programme

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor (soloist: Yuanfan Yang)

BEETHOVEN: Mass in C

Further information to be announced.

*CANCELLED* Venue tbc, South Downs, Alfriston, East Sussex, UK

13:00

July 22, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: this concert has sadly been cancelled due to the current pandemic.

Yuanfan makes his debut for the South Downs Summer Music International Festival with a solo lunchtime recital.

Programme and more information to be announced nearer the time.

St Nicholas Church, New Romney, Kent, UK

Time TBC

July 09, 2020

Following his successful solo debut last season, Yuanfan makes a welcome return to the esteemed JAM on the Marsh festival for another solo recital.

Programme and more information to be announced nearer the time.

Online Concert Livestreamed from Home

19:00 GMT

May 21, 2020

As part of the Hastings International Piano Competition's 'An Evening With...' online concert series, Yuanfan performs a special miniconcert from home, which will be livestreamed on Facebook, YouTube, and on the competition website, where you will be able to watch here.

PROGRAMME

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

Y. YANG: Ode to the Atlantic

RACHMANINOFF: Prelude in D flat, Op. 32 no. 13

 

Teatro di Villa Torlonia, Rome University, Rome, Italy

20:00

January 29, 2020

Yuanfan embarks on a significant solo tour of Italy with the Keyboard Charitable Trust. More information to be announced nearer the time.

 

BACH: Toccata in C minor

SCHUMANN: Carnaval, Op. 9

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell

RACHMANINOFF: Preludes Nos. 10, 12 & 13 from Op. 32

Villa Aldobrandini, Via Cardinal Massaia, 18, 00044 Frascati RM, Rome, Italy

17:30

January 26, 2020

Yuanfan embarks on a significant solo tour of Italy with the Keyboard Charitable Trust. More information to be announced nearer the time.

 

BACH: Toccata in C minor

SCHUMANN: Carnaval, Op. 9

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell

RACHMANINOFF: Preludes Nos. 10, 12 & 13 from Op. 32

Tuscia University, Via Santa Maria in Gradi, 4, 01100 VITERBO VT, Italy

17:00

January 25, 2020

Yuanfan embarks on a significant solo tour of Italy with the Keyboard Charitable Trust. 

 

BACH: Toccata in C minor

SCHUMANN: Carnaval, Op. 9

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell

CHOPIN: Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35

RAI Radio Broadcast, Italy

Starts at approximately 17:00

January 24, 2020

Yuanfan performs a radio concert on RAI Radio, Italy.

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

Improvisations based on themes from the audience

The tune for the improvisations was requested by a listener who called in, and he asked for 'The Godfather' theme. The styles requested were 'jazz', and 'volcanic eruption'.

LISTEN: You can listen to the entire broadcast and interview here.

Teatro Comunale Città di VICENZA (Ridotto), Viale Mazzini, Vicenza, Italy

21:00

January 22, 2020

Yuanfan embarks on a significant solo tour of Italy with the Keyboard Charitable Trust. 

 

BACH: Toccata in C minor

SCHUMANN: Carnaval, Op. 9

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell

CHOPIN: Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35

St Mary's Church, Perivale, London, UK

14:00

January 07, 2020

Yuanfan makes a welcome return to St Mary's Church, Perivale for a solo recital.

BACH: Toccata in C minor

HAYDN: Variations in F minor; Sonata in E minor, Hob. XVI:34

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

RACHMANINOFF: Preludes nos. 1, 5, 12, 13 from Op. 32

More information can be found here.

This concert will also be live-streamed on their YouTube channel, which can be found here.

Church of St Paul, Bedford, UK

13:10

November 26, 2019

Yuanfan returns to St Paul's Church for a special 45 minute lunchtime recital to mark the end of the church's Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Autumn Series.

HAYDN: Sonata in E minor, Hob. XVI:34

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell 

CHOPIN: Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 

Free entry: no ticket required. More information can be found here.

PLEASE NOTE: this concert is taking place on the 26th November, not the 28th as previously incorrectly advertised.

Fotheringay Centre, Pollokshields, Glasgow, UK

19:30

November 15, 2019

Yuanfan makes his solo debut for the brand new Rising Stars of Classical Music Series 2019/20 concert series, organised by Newlands Global Events and held at the Fotheringay Centre in the leafy suburb of Pollokshields, Scotland. 

Yuanfan presents a programme blending well-known and universally loved works from the piano literature together with some of his own compositions for piano.

CHOPIN: Nocturne in E flat, Op. 9 no. 2 

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1

CHOPIN: Sonata in B flat, Op. 35 no. 2 ‘Funeral March’ 

Y. YANG: Waves (from Three Aquarelles) 

Y. YANG: Ode to the Atlantic 

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell (from Three Aquarelles) 

arr. Y. YANG: Scarborough Fair 

LISZT: La campanella 

INTERVAL

 

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes from Op. 32 

BEETHOVEN: Moonlight Sonata - 1st movement 

BRAHMS: Handel Variations, Op, 24 

For tickets and more information, please visit here.

Lancaster Priory, Lancester, UK

15:00

November 10, 2019

Yuanfan will perform a 45 minute solo recital, as part of a mini-series at the Lancaster Priory.

BEETHOVEN: Moonlight Sonata - 1st movement 

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60 

CHOPIN: Three Etudes from Op. 10 

Y. YANG: Ode to the Atlantic 

Y. YANG: Themes from Piano Concerto No. 2 - The Peony Pavilion 

Y. YANG (arr): British and Chinese Folk Melodies 

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes from Op. 32 

For more information and tickets, please visit here.

Greenwood Theatre, King's College London, UK

19:00

September 20, 2019

WORLD PREMIERE

Y. YANG: Piano Concerto No. 2

 

The premiere of Yuanfan's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Hornton Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jack Wong. In association with the UK Beijing Arts Centre.

Forbidden City Concert Hall(中山音乐堂), Beijing(北京), China(中国)

19:30

August 23, 2019

Yuanfan makes his concerto and composer debut at the magnificent Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, performing his own Piano Concerto No. 1 'The Wilderness' with the China National Opera & Dance Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Zhou Jun. The final of three Beijing performances of this work this month.

PROGRAMME

GLINKA: Overture from Ruslan & Lyudmila

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 (soloist: Tracy Tang)

TRADITIONAL FOLK SONG: 太阳出来喜洋洋

Y. YANG: Piano Concerto No. 1 - The Wilderness (soloist: Yuanfan Yang)

China National Opera & Dance Drama Theatre(中国歌剧舞剧院), Beijing(北京), China(中国)

14:30

August 22, 2019

Yuanfan performs his own Piano Concerto No. 1 'The Wilderness' with the China National Opera & Dance Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Zhou Jun. The second of three Beijing performances of this work this month.

PROGRAMME

GLINKA: Overture from Ruslan & Lyudmila

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 (soloist: Tracy Tang)

TRADITIONAL FOLK SONG: 太阳出来喜洋洋

Y. YANG: Piano Concerto No. 1 - The Wilderness (soloist: Yuanfan Yang)

China National Opera & Dance Drama Theatre(中国歌剧舞剧院), Beijing(北京), China(中国)

14:30

August 21, 2019

Yuanfan performs his own Piano Concerto No. 1 'The Wilderness' with the China National Opera & Dance Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Zhou Jun. The first of three Beijing performances of this work this month.

PROGRAMME

GLINKA: Overture from Ruslan & Lyudmila

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 (soloist: Tracy Tang)

TRADITIONAL FOLK SONG: 太阳出来喜洋洋

Y. YANG: Piano Concerto No. 1 - The Wilderness (soloist: Yuanfan Yang)

Gardens of Palazzo Murmura, Vibo Valentia, Italy

Start time TBC

August 06, 2019

Yuanfan makes his debut at the Gardens of Palazzo Murmura, Vibo Valentia, Italy. Exact venue to be confirmed.

Concert start time + more information all to be confirmed.

 

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes 

Y. YANG: Waves

CHOPIN: Berceuse in D flat, Op. 57 

LISZT: La campanella

St Nicholas Church, New Romney, Kent, UK

17:30

July 11, 2019

Yuanfan makes his solo debut at the JAM on the Marsh, with a 60 minute solo recital.

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes 

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1 

LISZT: La campanella

For more information and tickets, please click here.

Live on BBC Radio 3 - In Tune

c. 18:15

July 10, 2019

Yuanfan makes a welcome return to BBC Radio 3's popular In Tune programme, where he will perform and talk to Sean Rafferty about his solo debut the following day at the renowned JAM on the Marsh festival.

 

Yuanfan's segment starts from 01:27:45 and finishes at 1:52:35. Yuanfan performs Rachmaninoff's Prelude in G# minor, Op. 32 no. 12, Chopin's Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1, and Rachmaninoff's Prelude in D flat, Op. 32 no. 13. 

 

To listen to the programme on catch-up, click here.

 

Angela Burgess Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK

5:30pm

July 01, 2019

As part of the Royal Academy of Music's annual Piano Festival, Yuanfan introduces and performs a recital devoted almost entirely to his own compositions for solo piano, interspersed with works by Philip Cashian and Morgan Hayes, two of the Academy's Professors of Composition. 

Programme to include Yuanfan's Three Aquarelles, Ancient Sculptures, arrangement of Scarborough Fair, and more.

 

Free admission.

Belvedere di San Leucio a Caserta, Caserta, Italy

19:00

June 27, 2019

Yuanfan will play a recital for the AMICI DELLA MUSICA TERRA DI LAVORO CASERTA music association.

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15; Berceuse in D flat, Op. 57

Y. YANG: tbc 

RACHMANINOFF: 13 Preludes, Op. 32 

For more information, please click here.

Castle of Montecchio Emilia, Italy

18:00

June 07, 2019

Yuanfan makes his debut at the Castle of Montecchio Emilia, Italy.

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1 (22m)

Y. YANG: tbc (5m)

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes (10m)

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1; Berceuse in D flat, Op. 57 (9m)

BRAHMS: Handel Variations (26m)

More information to be announced.

Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK

18:15

June 04, 2019

Yuanfan performs his final recital, to mark the end of his undergraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII: 6 

RACHMANINOFF: Preludes, Op. 32: Nos. 1, 5-7, 10-13

BRAHMS: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24

Free entry - no ticket required.

Church of St Paul, Bedford, UK

13:10

June 03, 2019

Yuanfan will play a 45 minute lunchtime recital as part of the church's Tuesday Lunchtime Concert series.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII: 6 

Y. YANG: Waves 

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1 

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes 

More information to be announced.

Castle Rheda, Germany

19:00

May 23, 2019

More information to follow. Presented by the Keyboard Charitable Trust.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor 

SCHUBERT/LISZT: Litanei 

BRAHMS: Handel Variations 

interval

Y. YANG: Waves

RACHMANINOFF: 13 Preludes, Op. 32 

 

Bechstein Centrum, Hamburg, Germany

19:00

May 22, 2019

Yuanfan makes his solo debut at Bechstein Centrum, Hamburg. Presented by the Keyboard Charitable Trust.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor 

SCHUBERT/LISZT: Litanei 

BRAHMS: Handel Variations 

interval

Y. YANG: Waves

RACHMANINOFF: 13 Preludes, Op. 32

For more information and tickets, please click here.

Steinway Hall, Berlin, Germany

19:00

May 19, 2019

More information to follow. Presented by the Keyboard Charitable Trust.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor 

SCHUBERT/LISZT: Litanei 

BRAHMS: Handel Variations 

interval

Y. YANG: Waves

RACHMANINOFF: 13 Preludes, Op. 32 

 

For more information and tickets, please click here.

Villa Paris, Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy

21:00

May 14, 2019

Yuanfan Yang makes his debut solo recital at the Villa Paris, Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII: 4 

Y. YANG: Waves 

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1; Berceuse in D flat, Op. 57

BRAHMS: Handel Variations, Op. 24

More information to follow.

Sala Piatti, Bergamo, Italy

16:00

May 03, 2019

Yuanfan makes his debut at the prestigious Sala Piatti, built in 1903 and since has played host for the concerts of many illustrious historic figures, including Busoni, Gieseking and Michelangeli. Presented by The Associazione Musica Aperta, a music association active since 1975.

 

HAYDN: Variations in F minor 

Y. YANG: tbc 

BRAHMS: Handel Variations, Op. 24

interval

RACHMANINOFF: 13 Preludes, Op. 32

LISZT: La campanella

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK

20:00

March 09, 2019

Yuanfan makes his debut with the Cambridge University Sinfonia at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, UK, conducted by Toby Hession.

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op. 15 (soloist: Yuanfan Yang)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.1 in F minor, Op. 10

For more information and tickets, please click here.

St. Mary's Church, Perivale, London, UK

14:00

February 19, 2019

Yuanfan's returns to St Mary's Church Perivale for a solo afternoon recital.

SCHUMANN: Carnaval, Op. 9

SCHUBERT/LISZT: Litanei

BRAHMS: Handel Variations, Op. 24

 

For more details, please click here.​

 

FREE ENTRY

Girona Culture House, Girona, Spain

20:00

February 15, 2019

Yuanfan Yang makes his debut solo recital at the Girona Culture House, Girona, Spain.

SCHUMANN: Excerpts from 'Carnaval' (15m)

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1 (5m)

GRANADOS: El amor y la muerte (12m)

RACHMANINOFF: Selection of Preludes (15m)

SCHUBERT/LISZT: Litanei (4.5m)

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell (4.5m)

LISZT: La campanella (5m)

For more information and tickets, please click here.

Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

16:00

February 09, 2019

Yuanfan Yang makes his debut solo recital at the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, as part of their Teatime Classics series.

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1

GRANADOS: El amor y la muerte (from Goyescas)

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell (from Three Aquarelles)

SCHUMANN: Carnaval, Op. 9

For more information and tickets, please visit here.

A PDF copy of the programme booklet can be viewed here.

The Yehudi Menuhin School, Surrey, UK

19:30

December 18, 2018

Yuanfan Yang makes his debut solo recital at the renowned Yehudi Menuhin School.

HAYDN: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII:4

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1

interval

Y. YANG: The Haunted Bell (No. 3 from Three Aquarelles)

CHOPIN: Nocturne in F, Op. 15 no. 1

BRAHMS: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 

 

St James Piccadilly, London, UK

19:00

November 29, 2018

Yuanfan Yang makes his debut solo recital at St James Piccadilly, London, UK. Presented by Talent Unlimited.

HAYDN: Sonata in E minor, Hob. XVI:34 

arr. Y. YANG: Scarborough Fair 

SCHUBERT-LISZT: Litanei 

Y. YANG: Waves (from Three Aquarelles)

BRAHMS: Handel Variations 

 

More information and tickets can be found here and here.

Holy Trinity Church, Warrington, UK

12:30

September 28, 2018

The Holy Trinity Church's Saturday Lunchtime Series started in 2000 and Yuanfan is delighted to perform its 400th concert - a landmark occasion which will fall on Saturday 29th September 2018. Yuanfan's last performance for this concert series took place when he was ten years old.

Yuanfan will return with a momentous 45 minute solo recital. Programme to be announced.

Venue: Holy Trinity Church, 13-17 Sankey St, Warrington, WA1 1XG

FREE ENTRY

The John Lyon School, Harrow-on-the-Hill, London, UK

16:00

August 08, 2018

 As part of the inaugural Young Talent Festival, an exciting new festival promoting the arts and cultural exchange, Yuanfan Yang performs as an invited guest artist and headline act.

Programme to include works by Chopin and Liszt.

Venue: The John Lyon School, Harrow-on-the-Hill, London, UK

For more information, please click here. 

St. Mary's Church, Perivale, London, UK

17:35

June 16, 2018

As part of the exciting and ambitious St. Mary's Perivale Chopin Festival, which sees the complete solo piano works of Chopin being performed over the space of three days by 21 different pianists, Yuanfan presents a recital featuring some of Chopin's most popular works.

CHOPIN

Two Bourrées
Polonaise in A, Op 40, no. 1
Nocturne in B, Op 32 no. 1
Nocturne in F, Op 15 no. 1
Cantabile in B flat
Fantaisie-Impromptu, Op. 66
Waltz in D flat 'Minute', Op 64 no. 1

Venue: St. Mary's Church, Perivale, London, UK

For more information and tickets, please click here.

St. Michael and All Angels Church, Adbaston, Shropshire, UK

17:30

June 02, 2018

Yuanfan gives a recital for the Adbaston Community Concert Society. Presented by the Keyboard Charitable Trust.

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1

CHOPIN: Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35

INTERVAL

HAYDN: Sonata in E minor, Hob: XVI: 34

Y. YANG: Waves

BRAHMS: Handel Variations

Venue: St. Michael and All Angels Church, Adbaston, ST20 0QE

For more information and tickets, please click here.

Private Recital, London, UK

19:00

April 15, 2018

Yuanfan presents a private recital to a specially invited audience at the home of Lady Solti.

MOZART: Sonata in F, K. 280

RAVEL: Noctuelles; Alborada del gracioso (from Miroirs)

PROKOFIEV: Sonata no. 7 in B flat, Op. 83

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Walton Hall, Warrington, Manchester, UK

19:45

March 27, 2018

Yuanfan makes his much anticipated return to Walton Hall, as part of the Friends of Walton Hall Music concert series, for a full evening recital.

HAYDN: Sonata in E minor, Hob.XVI:34

RACHMANINOFF: Adagio Sostenuto in D flat (no. 5 from Moments Musicaux, Op. 16)

BRAHMS: Variations & Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24

INTERVAL

CHOPIN: Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35

Y. YANG: Prayers of the North

MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition - selection

More information and tickets here.

St. Mary's Church, Perivale, London, UK

14:00

January 30, 2018

Yuanfan makes a much anticipated return to St Mary's Church Perivale for a solo afternoon recital, with a trio of great piano sonatas from the Classical and Romantic periods.

MOZART: Sonata in F, K. 280

BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G, Op. 31 no. 1

CHOPIN: Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35

FREE ENTRY 

David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK