To celebrate Lang Lang’s 30th birthday, and iconic jazz pianist, Herbie Hancock, will join forces together with 50 young pianists from around the globe at the famous O2 WORLD in Berlin, Germany on June 15th 2012. Lang Lang and Herbie will be performing a programme that will include Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue in arrangement for two pianos and orchestra, arrangements of classical hits like Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, where Lang Lang and Hancock will be joined by 50 young pianists, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance No. 5 and the last movement of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, accompanied by Schleswig Holstein Music Festival Orchestra.
Of course, Herbie Hancock will perfom on a Fazioli concert grand, model F278.
More info about the event on www.o2world-berlin.de