San Francisco Chronicle (SFGate.com) raves about Shai Wosner's Schubert recital on Sunday: "Wosner gave full voice to the Schubertian world - in particular his elastic sense of time, in which simple musical ideas can balloon to take up vast spaces without losing their identity." He performed with a "practically flawless balance of clarity and urgency, revealing all the emotional heft that lurks within the music's limpid harmonies." Read the full review
"Something about [Schubert's] sense of time appeals to me very, very much ... [it's] really one of the most unique things about his music--this expansiveness of scope in many of his works." - Shai Wosner. Classical KDFC, the BayArea classical radio station, interviews Shai on Schubert and his Cal Performances recital this Sunday: kdfc.com
Shai Wosner talks to the San Francisco Chronicle about why works both composed by and inspired by Schubert have captured his attention lately sfgate.com. He performs his Schubert-themed program tomorrow @8pm at CSU Fresno. Buy Tickets And this Sunday (Nov 24) @3pm at UC Berkeley Buy Tickets
"A standout new recording." - The New York Times. Four words say it all. Read the rest of the NY Times 'Signs, Games + Messages' review here:nytimes.com
From The Boston Globe: "[Shai Wosner's] account of the solo line conveyed both the sensual and cerebral charms that Mozart himself was proud to have interlaced into this extraordinary work." Read the rest of the review of Shai's Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 performance with the Discovery Ensemble last Sunday here: www.bostonglobe.com
Shai and Jennifer Koh's new CD, Signs, Games + Messages, will be released by Cedille Records next week. Hear a preview of works from the album tonight at 10 pm CT on Cedille Chicago Presents on WFMT. Tune in or stream online at www.wfmt.com.
The New York Times reviews Shai's #Schubert-themed recital at SubCulture, complimenting his "delicate, graceful pianissimos and lithe touch" and calling his playing "imbued with distinctive (but not eccentric) ideas and an arresting tension and momentum."
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Read about Shai's "bliss factor" in this review of last night's recital at SubCulture on ConcertoNet.com