Five Lang Lang Scholars arrived in Chicago on Sunday. They are rehearsing chamber music with our students during the day and preparing movements from piano concertos with Symphony Orchestra in the evening. Pictured is Clayton Bo Stephenson from New York City. Also here are Sherri Lun and Matthew Chan from Hong Kong, Elliot Wuu from California, and Avery Gangliano from Washington, D.C. They and their family members are being hosted by MYA families. Lang Lang personally selected these talented young pianists with the goal of inspiring and educating the next generation of classical music lovers and performers. With the music in the halls this week, we can't help but be inspired. What a wonderful way to start up our season!
On Friday, the Scholars and Symphony Orchestra will be presented at a Ravinia KidsConcert. If you didn't reserve seats for the Pavilion, it is a full house. But, please come listen to these talented young pianists on a Saturday recital at the MYA Center at 4 pm.