Lang Lang

BBC One Documentary

Monday, November 12th 10:35PM-midnight, UK time, BBC One will show a special documentary about superstar pianist Lang Lang on the series Imagine.
From child prodigy to global phenomenon, the extraordinary life of Chinese pianist Lang Lang is explored by Imagine. Lang Lang looks back to his childhood and embarks on the most demanding year of his professional life, celebrating his 30th birthday accompanied on stage in Berlin by 50 aspiring young pianists. His dazzling technique and musicality has inspired a generation of young pianists and delighted audiences throughout the world. Now in his 30th year, Imagine follows him on a mind-bending global schedule which includes playing for the Queen at the Diamond Jubilee, opening his own piano school in China and bravely headlining the Latitude music festival to the delight of thousands of pop fans. And in the course of Lang Lang’s extraordinary year, he reveals a personal story that began with great hardship and a family dream that nearly ended in tragedy.
Imagine is presented by Alan Yentob.
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