Classical Archives Exclusive Interview With Lang Lang
On Friday, August 13, 2010, Artistic Director Nolan Gasser spoke with piano phenomenon Lang Lang – whose initial recording on Sony Masterworks, Live in Vienna, was just released. In this fascinating Exclusive Interview, Lang Lang discusses his new, multi-format (CD, DVD, Blu-ray, 3-D, LP) release – recorded at Vienna’s famed Musikverein, and featuring a diverse recital of music by Beethoven, Albéniz, Prokofiev, and Chopin. Lang Lang also opens up about his formative years in China, and the challenges he and his countrymen faced learning to properly interpret the music of the Western classical tradition. The two also discuss Lang Lang’s burst into the public eye – following a fascinating premonition-like dream, as well as his impressive and inspiring work in the realm of music education, with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation, among other things. Don’t miss this special Classical Archives exclusive!
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