World Renowned Classical Pianist Lang Lang to Perform Live Concert with Oxford Philomusica on February 19

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World renowned pianist, Lang Lang will be giving a performance with the Oxford Philomusica on February 19 at the Sheldonian Theatre.

Lang Lang, Bruno Wang

Lang Lang

Lang Lang will perform two specific classical pieces, which include Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, ’From the New World’ as well as Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23.

Lang Lang, one of the world’s most renowned classical pianists who has played to filled concert halls all over the world, will put his talents on display for audience members on February 19 at the Sheldonian Theatre. Lang Lang will move through difficult and historically famous pieces with the Oxford Philomusica on that date.

Lang Lang will perform two specific classical pieces, which include Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, ’From the New World’ as well as Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23. The concert will actually be preceded by an in-depth interview with Sir Michael Parkinson, who will delve deeply into the world of Lang Lang for audience members who have tickets to the event. This interview will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Lang Lang has performed several different classical music pieces in theatres all over the world for thrilled audiences, and this concert will bring his unique piano talents to the Oxford community for a rare in-person performance that will most certainly include several challenging passages and passionate transitions.

Lang Lang is only 29 years old, but he has already become perhaps the best-known Chinese classical pianist in our time. He has already been honored as the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic and all the top American orchestras. Lang Lang has also long had a passion for the musical writings of both Dvorak and Tchaikovsky.

This special event is made possible by the support of Bruno Wang, Sir Victor Blank and Jeffrey de Jager.

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