Chopin's music often music draws its inspiration from dance rhythms; it is notably the case in his Waltzes, Polonaises and Mazurkas. John Neumeier even used works by Chopin as a score for his choreography of The Lady of the Camellias. Yet, it was a bold idea of Lang Lang to build a choreographic performance on a piano recital.
Lang Lang has always been passionate about Chopin's works, which he often plays in concerts. The Chinese piano prodigy now reinterprets fundamental pieces of his repertoire thanks to a collaboration with choreographer Stanton Welch and dancers of the Houston Ballet. A not-to-be-missed event, available live on medici.tv!
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