Lang Lang

  1. Rock Producer Bob Ezrin Talks About the Importance of Canada's Arts Scene During Canadian Music Week Keynote

    March 27, 2013 3:46 PM EDT Bob Ezrin's keynote conversation with interviewer Ralph Simon of ASCAP was filled with interesting tidbits about the late Jack Richardson, like giving "the kid" the little-known band Alice Cooper to produce in 1970, to his curre ...

  2. Watch MIDEM's Visionary Monday Livestream Here, Now

    January 28, 2013 5:00 AM EST A Chinese cultural icon, a major car manufacturer, a consumer electronics giant and a leading credit card company will team up today (Jan. 28) in Cannes as part of MIDEM's plenary conference program, Visionary Monday. The day's multi-pl ...

  3. Apple Launches iTunes in Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa, 52 Additional Countries

    December 04, 2012 6:37 AM EST Apple today announced it has launched its iTunes Store in fifty-six countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa. iTunes Stores are now available in a total 119 countries where it is offered as a free download. The company made a point ...

  4. Exclusive: MIDEM Director Bruno Crolot on 2013 Plans, Why the Industry Still Needs To Make the (Costly) Trip To Cannes

    August 31, 2012 11:47 AM EDT Midem director Bruno Crolot who spoke exclusively to Billboard.biz about his vision for 2013's edition. Held at the start of the year in Cannes, France, the 2012 edition of MIDEM was notable for a gradual re-invention of the long-running inte ...

  5. Universal Music Group Launches Mercury Classics Label

    April 05, 2012 8:31 AM EDT Dr. Alexander Burh will helm Universal Music's new Mercury Classics label. Mercury is rising. Universal Music Group announced yesterday it is launching Mercury Classics, a new classical music label. The new venture aims to be an "artist ...

  6. Hancock, Lang Lang Plotting 2009 Summer Tour

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock and Chinese pianist Lang Lang are planning to join forces for 2009 summer tour of the United States and Europe, Lang Lang tells Billboard.biz. Details are still being worked out, but the pair intends to visit at least 10 markets in ...

  7. Lang Lang To Be Named U.N. Ambassador

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pianist to perform at ceremony. Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang will be appointed the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador in a ceremony May 20 at the U.N. headquarters in New York. At 22, he will become UNICEF's ...