20 Jul 2018

Lixin Zhang: A star on the rise

From Upbeat, 1:00 pm on 20 July 2018

17 year old pianist Lixin Zhang is already a star.

Album Cover: Lixin Zhang

Album Cover: Lixin Zhang Photo: Rattle Records

The year 13 Burnside High student’s debut album Play has just been released on Rattle and has shot to number 1 on RNZ Concert’s chart.

He tells Eva Radich about his love of the piano, how many hours he practices and how despite the pressure he manages to still have real play in his life.