Chinese Pianist Lang Lang in NY to Promote Cultural Exchanges
Lang Lang International Music Foundation celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a benefit gala in Manhattan, New York on Oct 10th, 2018.
World-renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang led a performance featuring the foundation's Young Scholars during the gala.
World-renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang performs at a benefit gala in Manhattan, New York on Oct 10th, 2018. [Photo: China Plus/Qian Shanming]
Within ten years, the foundation has successfully developed music education programs benefiting children across the world including Keys of Inspiration, 101 Pianists, Young Scholars and Play It Forward.
This file photo taken on February 12, 2017 shows Lang Lang arriving for the 59th Grammy Awards pre-telecast in Los Angeles, California. [Photo: Xinhua]
When asked how the LLIMF has helped to promote cultural exchanges between youths of China and the US, Lang Lang said music is a bridge between China and the US, between young people from all parts of the world, and between generations and people from different backgrounds. "Music is the best way to reach" people.