Stories » Lang Lang's piano prodigies show why China will rule the world / The Telegraph

Top 10 for Aug

Lang Lang's piano prodigies show why China will rule the world / The Telegraph

Bookmark and Share

Several of the world's most gifted young pianists - among them scholars of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation  onverge on Merton College's thirteenth century chapel. 

But clearly it's a lot, inspired by Lang Lang who has pin-up status among Chinese children. And the law of averages dictates that many of them will emerge as serious talents. In fact, some are so damned talented they make your jaw drop to the floor – as mine did the other night at the Oxford Philomusica International Piano Festival where a select group of them, shipped over by Lang Lang himself, filed onstage at the Holywell Music Room and more than lived up to their billing as "Young Prodigies".

READ THE FULL Telegraph ARTICLE