Lang Lang performs at the Asian launch of his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Simon SongLang Lang performs at the Asian launch of his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Simon Song
Lang Lang performs at the Asian launch of his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Simon Song

Lang Lang on mastering Bach’s Goldberg Variations: it’s made me a better pianist, the Chinese virtuoso says

  • Pianist says recording Bach’s Goldberg Variations at the church where the composer worked for 30 years was ‘incredible’, and says: ‘I’ve moved into new terrain’
  • Told he played the work without imagination, the Chinese virtuoso says he sought advice on how to improve, and to get in the right state of mind to master it

Topic |   Classical music
Lang Lang performs at the Asian launch of his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Simon SongLang Lang performs at the Asian launch of his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Simon Song
Lang Lang performs at the Asian launch of his recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Simon Song
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