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One of the World's Top Guitar Soloists - Xuefei Yang - Live on Classical 101, Friday

color photograph of Xuefei Yang reclining with her guitar
Paul Mitchell
EMI Classics
Guitarist Xuefei Yang

She has been called one of the “best guitarists in the world” and has been hailed for her “feisty virtuosity, impeccable technique and sensitive musicianship.” Guitarist Xuefei Yangis definitely a talent to watch – and you’ll have a special chance to hear her live Friday at 11 a.m. on Classical 101.

A native of Beijing, Yang comes to Columbus to perform a solo recital Saturday at 8 p.m. in Capital University’s Huntington Recital Hall. The concert will feature works by Albeniz, Schubert, Bach, Granados, Chen Yi and others, as well as some of Yang’s own arrangements, and is presented by the Columbus Guitar Society.

Friday morning on Classical 101 Yang will give us a preview of her upcoming Columbus concert and talk about life as one of the world’s premiere classical musicians.

As an appetizer, here’s Yang performing Roland Dyens’ Tango en skai:


Tune in to hear classical guitar virtuosa Xuefei Yang Friday at 11 a.m. – live on Classical 101!

Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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