Luo features her flair for Russian composers with selections by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Shchedrin, as well as works by Haydn and Ravel.
14 August 2019
Wei Luo, blissful individuality at the piano
Wei is a young lady now, who deserves to go very far. She is not only a wonderful musical powerhouse but a brilliant thinker, who goes way beyond the score and brings her own ideas to everything she approaches,” says Gary Graffman, Wei Luo’s trusted mentor since she arrived at Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music at the age of 13.
8 August 2019
Chicago Tribune introduces pianist Wei Luo
Whiting Park Festival Orchestra features pianist for Russian Night. “My first solo album will be released Aug. 30 with Universal Music Group and Decca Gold,” said Luo of the self-titled recording, which includes pieces by Russian composers Sergei Prokofiev, Rodion Shchedrin and Dmitri Shostakovich.
22 July 2019
Gramophone recommends Luo’s album along with Danill Trifonov and Igor Levit
A lot of pre-release tracks this week including two of the most exciting young pianists of our time - Danill Trifonov playing Rachmaninov's Vocalise in his own transcription and Igor Levit playing the first movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata (in anticipation of this autumn's release of all 32 sonatas). And judging by a very exciting finale of Prokofiev's Seventh Piano Sonata, Wei Luo might very well be admitted to that select company very soon.
12 February 2019
Steinway Spirio Spotlight: Luo recorded music from Mozart, Chopin to Shchedrin.
More classical tracks this month come from a future star, 19-year-old Chinese pianist Wei Luo. Her expressive Mozart and Chopin are complemented by the startling virtuosity of her Prokofiev and Shchedrin.
7 January 2019
Wei Luo is WQXR Artist to watch in 2019
Pyrotechnical virtuosity and various musical colors
2 June 2018
Gilmore pianist channels her inner Russian
SOUTH HAVEN — Wei Luo may have been born in China, but musically the pianist feels more of a kinship with Russia’s most famous composers – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Dmitri Shostakovich, Rodion Shchedrin and Sergei Prokofiev among them.
2 June 2018
Review: Wei Luo dazzles alongside a jubilant Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra
Written by Erin Bensinger
2018 Gilmore Young Artist Award winner Wei Luo impressed yet another Gilmore audience on Saturday night, this time accompanied by the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium in downtown Battle Creek