Friday, July 22, 2011

Lang Lang at the Chicago Cultural Center

On July 8th international piano superstar, Lang Lang, gave a concert for children and classical music enthusiasts at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Lang Lang's foundation, The Lang Lang International Music Foundation, has set out to educate and inspire the young generation of budding classical music artists.

He shared the stage with three of his most gifted students, Anna Larsen, who played Sonata No. 2, II, by Sergei Prokofiev and her own composition, Prelude. Charlie Lui played Etude No. 10, by Mortiz Moszkowski and Prelude & Fugue No. 10 in E minor, by J.S. Bach. Derek Wang played Polonaise Op. 53, "Heroic," by Frederick Chopin. All of the kids displayed their musical talent and certainly impressed the audience.

Lang Lang then took the stage with President & CEO of Ravinia, Welz Kauffman, and the three young musicians to take questions from the audience.

After the Q&A session Lang Lang performed a solo piece.

After being swarmed by fans Lang Lang granted Arts Entertainment an exclusive interview that can be seen at and

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