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2008-08-03 00:00:17

By WORDS BY MICHAEL CHURCH Four more classical stars from China Virtuoso pianist or 'flashy' showman? On Friday, millions of people can decide for themselves as Lang Lang performs at the Olympic opening ceremony Love him - or loathe him? I actually quite like Lang Lang, who, as China's pre-eminent classical pianist, is now flamboyantly girdling the globe.

2008-07-14 15:00:34

By Channing Gray No performer at the Newport Music Festival has been more anticipated than Wai Yin Wong, the 15-year-old Chinese piano prodigy who last year took the gold at the Horowitz Competition in Ukraine.

2008-07-12 15:00:17

By Channing Gray The Newport Music Festival, the annual chamber music marathon set in the city's lavish mansions, picked one of its own last night to open season number 40.

2008-07-02 21:00:14

By Catherine Garcia REDLANDS - Proving that age is not a factor when it comes to talent, the Young Artists Audition winners gave a stellar concert Tuesday night at the Redlands Bowl. Now in its 57th year, the Young Artists Auditions were held in April. More than 50 auditioned, and eight won.


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