On one of the most eagerly anticipated classical releases of 2011, Liszt: My Piano Hero,
Lang Lang pays a very personal tribute to Franz Liszt, whose 200th birthday is celebrated
Lang Lang has had a special relationship with the composer following his very first
encounter with his music at age two, when he watched a “Tom and Jerry” cartoon featuring Liszt’s
“Hungarian Rhapsody” No. 2.
In celebration of his piano hero’s bicentenary, Lang Lang has selected some of the most famous,
virtuosic, and poetic solo pieces, concluding with a stunning new recording of the Piano Concerto
No. 1, accompanied by the Vienna Philharmonic and Valery Gergiev. From the Label