Classical Pianist Lang Lang To Perform At The Greene Space At WQXR

On Tuesday, April 9, WQXR will present the latest installment of "Classical Up Close," a performance and conversation series featuring some of the world's best and brightest stars of classical music.

Hosted by WQXR's Creative Director, Clemency Burton-Hill, the evening will feature acclaimed pianist Lang Lang. Hailed as the "hottest artist on the classical music planet" (The New York Times), Lang Lang will perform selections from his much-anticipated new solo album 'Piano Book,' a collection of the pieces that first inspired him to play the piano. He'll also discuss the ambitious education projects he is overseeing through his Foundation, and the personal journey that has brought him this far.

Tickets are $45 - 100, available at thegreenespace.org

The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space is the street-level broadcast studio and performance venue of WNYC and WQXR, channeling the collective genius in New York City to create forward-looking live art, theater, and journalism that sparks change. For more information, visit www.thegreenespace.org

WQXR 105.9 FM, which streams live at www.wqxr.org, is New York City's only all-classical music station, immersing listeners in the city's rich musical life. WQXR presents new and landmark classical recordings as well as live concerts from Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, among other venues. WQXR also broadcasts essential destination programs including New York Philharmonic This Week and Young Artists Showcase. For listeners in search of the new, WQXR operates New Sounds, a hand-crafted, genre-free home for the musically curious, with a 24/7 radio station, a slate of podcasts, and live video sessions with dynamic and emerging artists, all available at newsounds.org. Operavore is WQXR's opera site featuring news, interviews, and commentaries from the world of opera, as well as a 24/7 all-opera stream. WQXR.org provides essential playlist information and online listening, as well as original content, host blogs, NYC cultural news, and videos. The station's free mobile app allows listeners to take WQXR with them wherever they go. As a public radio station, WQXR is supported by the generosity of its members and sponsors, making classical music relevant, accessible and inspiring for listeners in New York City and around the globe.



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