The brand new Great Wall Classics Label launches with this stunning debut by Starling violinist Yabing Tan. The international prize winner and worldwide soloist joins pianist Hai Jin in a touching program with music by Saint-Saens, Schubert, Tartini and Hubay. Click below to listen today! Yabing Tan: Yabing Tan
Zhang Ying (2014)
National Violin Competition of China winner Zhang Ying is joined by reknown pianist Rohan DeSilva in her thrilling debut on Great Wall Classics. She performs a varied program of gems by Paganini, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Ravel and Joplin. Zhang Ying: Zhang Ying
“Simply Brilliant!” includes performances of the Simple Symphony, Opus 4 by Benjamin Britten, the Holberg Suite, Opus 40 by Edvard Grieg, and the world premiere recording of Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer's Sinfonia Concertange for Four Violins In A Minor, Opus 55. The violin soloists for the Maurer are Tania Davison, Jessica Park, Eun-Mee Jeong and Timothy O'Neill.
The Starling Chamber Orchestra sparkles on this live recording from the Aspen Music Festival and School featuring Edvard Grieg’s St. Paul Suite, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings and the Wieniawski Legende, with 13 year-old soloist Jessica Park.
Song of Nostalgia – Yang Liu (2002)
Song of Nostalgia is the debut recording from Yang Liu. A prize-winner in the Twelfth International Tchaikovsky Violin Competition in Moscow, Yang is quickly becoming known as one of the most important Chinese violinists of his generation. A first-prize winner of China’s National Violin Competition, he was a Starling scholarship of Dorothy DeLay and Kurt Sassmannshaus at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
The Four Seasons – Starling Chamber Orchestra (2000)
Starling soloists Jessica Park (16), Tania Davison (22), Eun-Mee Jeong (17), and Timothy O’Neill (19) perform Vivaldi’s masterwork “The Four Seasons” with the Starling Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Kurt Sassmannshaus. “Although this is well-trod repertoire, these youthful players bring something fresh and vivacious to these concertos.” Janelle Gelfand, Cincinnati Enquirer, September 16, 2001