German recording label Deutsche Grammophon has this week announced the re-signing of Chinese pianist Lang Lang to a long-term recording contract.
The 34 year old megastar concert pianist previously recorded under the DG label before moving to Sony Music in 2010.
“It is a tremendous honour to welcome Lang Lang home to UMG and Deutsche Grammophon …” Chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has said.
“Lang Lang is that exceptionally rare talent who combines artistic excellence and innovative entrepreneurism to deliver exciting new music and experiences to his millions and millions of fans around the world … ” he has said.
Lang Lang’s first recordings, under the new agreement, will be an album of popular piano music, followed by Bach’s Goldberg Variations.