Lang Lang http://tpr.org en Inspiration Or Embarrassment? Lang Lang And Metallica Teaming Up At Grammys http://tpr.org/post/inspiration-or-embarrassment-lang-lang-and-metallica-teaming-grammys Odd musical mergers in the Grammy Awards telecast are nothing new — remember <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24MD-v0IgYA" target="_blank">Paul McCartney, Linkin Park and Jay-Z</a> singing "Yesterday?" Still, when thrash metal band <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15730259" target="_blank">Metallica</a> and classical pianist <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=17022256" target="_blank">Lang Lang</a> take the stage together Sunday night, it may seem more like a head-scratcher than a clever match.<p>Or will it?<p>Metallica <a href="ht Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:24:17 +0000 Tom Huizenga 25596 at http://tpr.org Inspiration Or Embarrassment? Lang Lang And Metallica Teaming Up At Grammys Talking Great Teachers And Students With Two Piano Masters http://tpr.org/post/talking-great-teachers-and-students-two-piano-masters The relationship between a teacher and a student can be transformative. It's a particularly important relationship in classical music. A teacher is part mentor, part manager — even a parental figure.<p>Recently, I had the unique opportunity to sit down with two piano greats who bring a special dynamic to this conversation: pianists <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2013/12/04/248792687/a-bumper-crop-of-classical-boxed-sets" target="_blank">Gary Graffman</a> and <a href="Lang%20Lang" target="_self">Lang Lang</a>. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 21:04:35 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 23974 at http://tpr.org Talking Great Teachers And Students With Two Piano Masters Lang Lang Returns to San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/lang-lang-returns-san-antonio <p>Coming up next week, a solo piano recital by Lang Lang, Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre. As he did in his last appearance in San Antonio, the image of his hands will be projected over the piano during the concert, so you’ll see his technique from every seat in the historic Majestic.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:05:27 +0000 John Clare 276 at http://tpr.org Lang Lang Returns to San Antonio