Video Lang Lang Plays Live Solo Piano Performance - Chopin Valse Brilliante

A great live video of Lang Lang performing Chopin’s Waltz Brilliante Op. 34, No. 1 in A Flat Major.

Lang Lang was born in 1982 in Shenyang China. He is a concert pianist and lives in New York City. He has performed with many orchestras throughout Europe, the U.S., and in China. He is very well known for his live concerts, T.V. appearances, albums, and film soundtracks. Lang Lang began piano lessons at the age of three. At the age of five, he won a first place award at his first public piano recital. Lang says that his first exposure to Western music was what made him want to study the piano. His flamboyant style and tremendous keyboard power have garnered both praise and criticism. His performances have been described as; “mastery of the piano”, “dazzling technique and charism”, “soggy rhythms and heavy phrasing”, “truly boring”, “vulgar and lacking sensitivity”. Lang Lang has also spent much time encouraging young musicians and children to learn about classical music. Lang Lang has said that his mission is to bring classical music all around the globe.

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