Lang Lang's education
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Lang Lang: net worth, injury, wife and more facts about the star pianist
2. Lang Lang's education
To pursue a career as a concert pianist, Lang Lang decided to leave China for Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute, where he worked closely on his technique with legendary pianist Gary Graffman. He was just 17 when his career took off and he became an overnight sensation after playing Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto at the “Gala of the Century” with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.