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Xuefei Yang


Xuefei Yang is acclaimed as one of the world’s finest classical guitarists.  Hailed as a musical pioneer - her fascinating journey began after the Cultural Revolution, a period where Western musical instruments and music were banned.  Fei was the first-ever guitarist in China to enter a music school, and became the first internationally recognised Chinese guitarist on the world stage.  

Fei is one of the few guitarists whose artistry connects with audiences far beyond the guitar fraternity. Her international success has led her to be invited to play in more than 50 countries at numerous prestigious venues, and is frequently invited to play with the world’s leading orchestras.

Fei has made many acclaimed recordings for major labels. Her first received a gold disc and her second was selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in Gramophone magazine. Fei’s recent recordings include “Songs from our Ancestors” which continues her successful collaboration with Ian Bostridge and “Magna Carta”, the complete guitar works of John Brunning with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Apple Music).

She has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Woman's Hour, the BBC Proms, documentaries on BBC and China Central Television.

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