A globally celebrated piano virtuoso, Lang Lang has sold millions of albums around the world, topping classical charts and achieving simultaneous mainstream success. He was nominated in 2007 for a Grammy Award, becoming the first Chinese artist nominated for Best Instrumental Soloist. During the past decade Lang Lang has performed for classical music fans, world leaders, monarchs and dignitaries including President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Queen Elizabeth II. He has reached televised audiences of billions, performing at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro. Now available on 180g double vinyl LP are signature works from his brilliant career performed with the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater under the baton of Valery Gergiev. "Lang Lang is a marvel, his ease of virtuosity astonishing, his stage presence magnetic" (The Times).
Sergei Rachmaninov, composer
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Lang Lang, piano
Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater