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Pianist Yuja Wang, in rehearsal in Taipei in 2014. Critics and fans continue to be preoccupied with her clothing choices.
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Pianist Yuja Wang, in rehearsal in Taipei in 2014. Critics and fans continue to be preoccupied with her clothing choices.

Updated May 30, 2024 at 12:29 PM ET

Updated May 30, 2024: Critics just can’t stop writing about Yuja Wang’s sartorial preferences. But regardless of what she wears on stage, her performances are often electrifying. Hear the pianist in a wide range of finger-twisting tracks from Scarlatti and Rachmaninov to Adams and Ligeti.


Need a deep discovery experience? Try 1000 years of music in this playlist from NPR Classical's Tom Huizenga, which explores everything from new releases to old favorites, and classics from the dawn of the recording era. Our mantra: Bach, Beethoven, before and beyond.

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Tom Huizenga is a producer for NPR Music. He contributes a wide range of stories about classical music to NPR's news programs and is the classical music reviewer for All Things Considered. He appears regularly on NPR Music podcasts and founded NPR's classical music blog Deceptive Cadence in 2010.