"Just love what you are doing, and try to play more."

  • Born June 14, 1982, in Shenyang, China
     
  • Pianist Lang Lang has performed at classical venues around the world. He broke through with his 2004 album, Live At Carnegie Hall, which peaked at No. 9 on Billboard's Classical Albums chart.
     
  • At the 50th GRAMMY Awards, Lang Lang earned his first career GRAMMY nomination for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra) for his rendition of Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4. He made his GRAMMY stage debut performing Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" with Herbie Hancock and John Mauceri conducting.
     
  • The composer Lang Lang has said he would most like to meet is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
     
  • In 2008 Lang Lang was named the GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to China to promote music education and cultural understanding between the United States and China.
     
  • The pianist launched his Lang Lang International Music Foundation in 2008 to "educate, inspire and motivate the next generation of music lovers and performers."

 

Lang Lang

"Just love what you are doing, and try to play more."

  • Born June 14, 1982, in Shenyang, China
     
  • Pianist Lang Lang has performed at classical venues around the world. He broke through with his 2004 album, Live At Carnegie Hall, which peaked at No. 9 on Billboard's Classical Albums chart.
     
  • At the 50th GRAMMY Awards, Lang Lang earned his first career GRAMMY nomination for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (With Orchestra) for his rendition of Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4. He made his GRAMMY stage debut performing Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" with Herbie Hancock and John Mauceri conducting.
     
  • The composer Lang Lang has said he would most like to meet is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
     
  • In 2008 Lang Lang was named the GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to China to promote music education and cultural understanding between the United States and China.
     
  • The pianist launched his Lang Lang International Music Foundation in 2008 to "educate, inspire and motivate the next generation of music lovers and performers."

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Lang Lang

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Nominations
Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra)
Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4