Lang Lang's Top Five Pieces by Liszt
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The Chinese pianist Lang Lang remains controversial among some purists but there's no denying he has a magnetic stage presence that translates readily to many newcomers to classical music. His flamboyant performing style has earned him frequent comparisons to Franz Liszt, so it's telling that he has staked out that composer's work as a specialty.
In the below video Lang shares his five favorite works by the 19th-century Hungarian composer.