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Lang Lang promises ‘100s of keyboards’ to deprived London schools

The Chinese pianist has pledged to revive piano teaching in British state schools. His Lang Lang International Music Foundation has given 30 keyboards to Winns Primary School in Waltham Forest, where half the children are from deprived minority backgrounds. The initiative replicates his Keys of Inspiration project in China where...
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Chinese virtuoso Lang Lang to set up ‘piano labs’ in UK schools

He is a Chinese superstar, a piano virtuoso who has sold millions of albums worldwide and regularly topped the classical charts. Lang Lang has also used his fame and fortune to help state schools that lack music, sounding warnings at a 2019 awards ceremony in London that such lessons had become “a real challenge” for children in the most disadvantaged communities.
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Where’s Lang Lang?

Up a Swiss Alp, that’s where. It’s the latest attention-seeking gimmick from the Chinese pianist. According to Chinese state media: Chinese pianist Lang Lang from Shenyang on Thursday gave a solo piano performance at Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe, an artistic endeavor to promote cultural exchanges between China and Europe by means of music.
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Lang Lang dazzles, sometimes dizzies ‘Goldberg Variations’

The stage of Davies Symphony Hall was disarmingly blank. The sight, typically bathed in warm light with rows of chairs and tightly packed instruments, stood tabula rasa March 31 — save for a sleek, expectant Steinway. Only Bach could lure Lang Lang to the Bay or, more dauntingly, to...
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Lang Lang, Joshua Bell And More As La Jolla Music Society Brings The Best In Classical Music To San Diego In March

See + Do Enjoy cutting-edge artists, rising stars, popular favorites, and the adventures of an undersea explorer. Some of the most exciting performers in classical music are coming to San Diego in March presented by La Jolla Music Society (LJMS), at the Balboa Theatre and Civic Theatre downtown as well as the world-class Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla. In addition to superstars like Lang Lang and Joshua Bell, audiences will enjoy cutting-edge artists, rising stars, popular favorites, and the adventures of an undersea explorer.
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Bocelli and Lang Lang offer tribute to Beijing

Beijing, February 7, 2022 – World-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, internationally-acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang and famous Chinese soprano Lei Jia have united for a brand new song ‘Forever You and Me’ – a musical gift to the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. It is released today in collaboration with Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and Beijing Federation of Literary and Art Circles.
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Lang Lang and Gina Alice play a stunning husband and wife piano duet

A beautiful duo, both away from and at the piano; watch as classical music’s virtuoso couple treats us to some irresistible Brahms. There’s surely nothing that quite has the charm of a piano duet – nor the ability to bring a smile. And there are smiles all...

Lang Lang review – Bach’s Goldbergs are smothered with love

Lang Lang comes as a package deal. Even after a lay-off due to an arm problem he still has his wondrous piano technique. He always offers himself as a wholly serious musician. He is certainly an important one – an inspiration to millions. But he is also one of the most mannered maulers of the repertoire you are ever likely to encounter.
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Lang Lang launches his wife’s ‘calming’ album

The Chinese superstar is much in evidence at the launch of a debut album by his wife, the Korean-German pianist Gina Alice Redlinger. She has told a press conference that her husband and her father were in attendance while she made the recording over 14 days in China. ‘I really...
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Lang Lang boosts trans chorus video

The Lang Lang International Music Foundation (LLIMF) has teamed up with The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA) to create a video to commemorate the day of observance. LLIMF young scholar alum Carey Byron plays piano while the chorus sings “More Friends Than You Know” written by Jeff Marx and Merv Warren. Carey Byron and members of the Trans Chorus of LA are available to speak with you.
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Listen Today: Lang Lang, global citizen

Pianist Lang Lang is embracing his philosophy of being a "global citizen," and recent travels have taken him to London, Paris, Monaco, Dubai and New York City. Today we'll enjoy his performance of Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2. Our music today also includes an oboe concerto by Bach and Beethoven's "Moonlight" Piano Sonata. Tune in at 9 am on 91.1 and 107.5 FM and our music stream.
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Lang Lang at the Grammy Museum

Chinese pianist Lang Lang, not even 40 yet, has already accomplished enough for a lifetime. Even before turning 30, he made Time Magazine's list of 100 Influential People in the World. Lang Lang returned to the Grammy Museum on October 6th for the first time since 2014. Conducting the interview...
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Lang Lang explores a world of nuance and imagination in Bach’s “Goldbergs”

Really. The fleet-fingered Chinese pianist, the Fresh Prince of Razzle-Dazzle, left all mugging and mannerisms at the Carnegie Hall stage door Tuesday night, and settled in for a long, imaginative—and yes, sometimes dazzling—traversal of J.S. Bach’s colossal keyboard work. And we do mean long. Advance information from Carnegie Hall listed...
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