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Born in Bern, Switzerland, of Taiwanese parents, Wen-Sinn Yang studied with Claude Starck in Zurich and with Wolfgang Boettcher in Berlin, and attended classes with Janos Starker. At the age of 24, he became first principal cellist in the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. After winning the first prize at the Geneva International Competition in 1991, he made regular guest appearances in Taiwan, Japan and in capitals of Europe, in addition to performing in concerts led by conductors Lorin Maazel, Sir Colin Davis, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Semyon Bychkov and Yuri Temirkanov.

Wen-Sinn Yang appears regularly at music festivals in St Moritz, Davos, Biel and Dresden. With the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Lorin Maazel, Yang has made many solo appearances, including the fiftieth anniversary of the orchestra’s “Musica viva” concerts, and the European première of Lorin Maazel’s Cello Concerto “Music for Cello and Orchestra”. His numerous CD releases include the Solo Suites by JS Bach and the cello concertos by Karl Davidov and Tchaikovsky (Rococo-Variations), Dvořák and Schumann. His recording of four cello concertos by Luigi Boccherini was released on DVD. He has taught at the music university in Saarbrücken and given masterclasses in Germany and Switzerland.

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The Art of Sound - Serebrier Conducts Rorem Naxos 8.505229

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