It's without a doubt that Lang Lang has dexterous hands. Now in a new video also a dexterous, um, orange. Yes, in a recently surfaced video, the famous Chinese piano player performs on Skavlan with an orange in hand, tapping away at the keys as part of an old trick coined by the musician.
With The Hateful Eight in the running for three Academy Awards, the world-renowned pianist Lang Lang has recorded a new rendition of Ennio Morricone's original score. In a new video, the piano-playing virtuoso performs the piece in his own voice.
A video has recently surfaced of Lang Lang, the world-renowned classical Chinese pianist, giving a performance at the tender age of 10. In it, a young Lang can be seen playing with ultimate precision at his then music conservatory, the Beijing Music School, beside a berating proctor, arguably his father.
The ONE Music Group, creators of the only Apple MFi-certified piano that works with an app to teach users to play, has teamed with famed classical pianist Lang Lang in the hopes of bringing their ONE Smart Piano to the masses. Word has it that ONE Music Group recently secured $10 million in funding that will be used to advance its mission of music education with The Piano Classroom Project--dedicated to helping teachers cater to more students in each class at a more affordable rate.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) might be going through a $3 million renovation, but that doesn't mean that Louis Langrée plans to take the year off. According to the lates news update, the 55-year-old French conductor has reached out to a who's who of today's most popular classical artist in order to keep excitement for the venue alive during its transformation. Langrée recently announced that he was able to talk Yo-Yo Ma, Lang Lang and Itzhak Perlman all into dropping by for the 2016-17 season.
The classical crossover smash, Lang Lang, has released his most recent disc to date, Lang Lang in Paris. The LP is heavily rooted in the pianist's affinity for Chopin and Tchaikovsky. In the package is an exclusive performance from Lang Lang in the Hall of Mirros at the Chateau de Versailles in Paris, also--where he feels the music is most authentic and where he felt the pieces were presented most accurately.
For us Classicalites, the intimate splendor of Chopin and Tchaikovsky's solo piano music still resonates well across the centuries. And the transcriptions. There's a kind of beauty, even a turmoil, inside its sounding realm, as well as outside of it.
Perhaps a tweet misfire, Chinese pianist Lang Lang may have misspoke when he congratulated Andris Nelsons on his appointment with the Berlin Philharmonic. The orchestral world's own pope-naming, maybe, but we've been on our haunches awaiting the announcement regarding Berlin's forthcoming maestro. Having been delayed a handful of times only to result in a hung jury, it appears that the suits in Germany are milking the tension.
Taylor Swift may have been an international phenomenon before but she's now gained some new cred after a video on YouTube surfaced of Swift and the Chinese piano-playing sensation, Yundi Li.
There is always a special fondness for the collaborative performances at the Grammys -- since this year's awards were a gawk fest over Sam Smith -- were you really surprised? But while the performance may have been in the minor, Chinese piano master Lang Lang and Pharrell Williams delivered a major performance of the award-winning "Happy."
With the Grammys gala hitting network television this Sunday, a laundry list of new performers has been added to the bill. New additions include Beck, Sia, Herbie Hancock, Mary J. Blige and, once again, a Classicalite favorite: Lang Lang.
Want to get that “fresh, out of sold-out concert” smell? Internationally renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang announces that his new, trademark fragrance Amazing will be released in Europe in November 2015 and China sometime next year.
2CELLOS, made up of the electric and instrumental Croatian duo Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, will be releasing their third album, 'Celloverse,' on Jan. 27 from Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks. The new album will also feature music by critically-acclaimed pianist, Lang Lang.
If you haven't been on the Lang Lang train lately then you may want to board at the next station--and that station is non other than our C-Lite A.V. Club. With some exclusive clips from Lang Lang, premiering his ninth grade protégé Clayton Stephenson there's little to hinder the steep rise of the classical pianist.
Lang Lang’s teenage protégé Clayton Stephenson is only a ninth-grader--a scholarship student at the Juilliard Pre-College Division and Lang Lang’s own International Music Foundation.