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Primephonic: The Early Life of a Pianist - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part 2

Primephonic: The Early Life of a Pianist - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part 2

Haochen talks to Primephonic about growing up in China, the contrast in approach between the Chinese and American music conservatoires, and his strongest influences.

After his Carnegie Hall performance, where pianist Haochen Zhang stepped in for Lang Lang who had withdrawn for health reasons, Haochen and I met at Knave to talk about his career as a pianist, inspirations in music, and his debut studio recording featuring works by Schumann, Liszt, Janácek and Brahms.

 

Primephonic: Gerard Schwarz at 70 - An Interview

Primephonic: Gerard Schwarz at 70 - An Interview

Gerard Schwarz, music director of the All-Star Orchestra and the Eastern Music Festival, and Conductor Laureate of the Seattle Symphony, enters his 70th year. Marking the occasion, an impressive 30-disc album has recently been released on Naxos Records. Primephonic caught up with him to discuss his impressive career, superb recordings and unstoppable endeavours.

Primephonic: Owning the Music - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part I

Primephonic: Owning the Music - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part I

The morning after his Carnegie Hall performance, where pianist Haochen Zhang stepped in for Lang Lang who had withdrawn for health reasons, Haochen and I met at Knave to talk about his career as a pianist, inspirations in music, and his debut studio recording featuring works by Schumann, Liszt, Janácek and Brahms.