Grand Opening of the Green Music Center featuring Lang Lang

Lang Lang

Lang Lang

Heralded as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet” by the New York Times and the “world’s ambassador of the keyboard” by the New Yorker, the star, Lang Lang has played sold out recitals and concerts in every major city in the world and is the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic and all the top American orchestras …

Lang Lang - A video collection of Lang Lang performances, playlists, and interviews.

  • In Search of Mozart (video)
  • [Brighton, East Sussex, England]: Seventh Art Productions, 2005
  • In the library:  DVD Central (2nd floor) ML410 In
  • A documentary film about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart written and directed by Phil Grabsky. Mozart’s story is told through dramatic readings from the famous composer’s personal letters. The film features interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from many musical performances – including celebrated pianist Lang Lang.
  • The Salzburg Festival (video)
  • [England]: Digital Classics, 2006
  • In the library:  DVD Central (2nd floor) ML36 Salzburg
  • A documentary film about The Salzburg Festival – a celebration of music set in the birthplace of Mozart – directed by Tony Palmer. Highlights include performances by major international opera and concert hall stars, rare footage from Austria’s film archives, and interviews with contemporary stars, including celebrated pianist Lang Lang. 
  • My Week With Marilyn (video)
  • [United States}: The Weinstein Company: Beverly Hills, CA: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2011
  • In the library:  DVD Central (2nd floor) PN1997 My week
  • Lang Lang contributed to the soundtrack of this feature film starring Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Julia Ormond, Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Williams, Dominic Cooper, Zoe Wanamaker, and Judi Dench, and directed by Simon Curtis.
  • Find books, and other material about Lang Lang through the SSU Library

About the Music

Mozart

  • Digital Mozart Edition (DME)
  • Currently being developed at the Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg in cooperation with Packard Humanities Institute in Los Altos, California, USA. The DME will provide world wide access to the complete works of Wolfgang Amadé Mozart (1756–1791) in digital form via the internet for study and performance purposes. In addition to the presentation of all works of music online, the DME will include a critical edition of letters, documents and libretti as well.
  • Find recordings, books, articles, and other material about Mozart’s piano concertos through the SSU Library

Chopin

  • Frédéric Chopin (biography)
  • Kornel Michałowski and Jim Samson. "Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online
  • Frédéric Chopin (biography)
  • The Chopin Project
  • The Chopin Project began as an ambitious live-concert-and-symposium series at the University of Michigan and has evolved global online resource for all things connected to the unique, magical, and captivating world of Chopin and the piano – from research and commentary to programs and notes to audio and video and to musical scores.
  • Find recordings, articles, books, and other material about Chopin’s ballades through the SSU Library

Recordings & Streaming Performances of Works from this Program by a Variety of Artists

More About the Music Featured in this Performance

  • Classical
  • Daniel Heartz and Bruce Alan Brown. "Classical." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online
  • Romantic(ism)
  • "Romantic(ism)." In The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd ed. rev., edited by Michael Kennedy. Oxford Music Online
  • Sonata
  • Sandra Mangsen, et al. "Sonata." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online
  • Ballade
  • Maurice J.E. Brown. "Ballade (ii)." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online
  • Franz Liszt. Sonata: Ballades & Polonaises. By Franz Liszt and performed by Stephen Hough (pianist). [London]: Hyperion, 1999. (streaming media).

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