Star Chinese pianist Lang Lang is back on stage after his injured left arm forced him to cancel months of concerts

Star Chinese pianist will headline the season opener today at Tanglewood, the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer home

Lang Lang cancelled concerts last year because he injured his left arm.
Lang Lang cancelled concerts last year because he injured his left arm.PHOTO: NYTIMES

NEW YORK • For more than a year, Chinese pianist Lang Lang has been largely out of commission with an injured left arm - a major loss, since he is one of classical music's biggest and most bankable stars.

But he has retained establishment cred, remaining one of the handful of go-to stars for opening night and gala concerts at Lincoln Centre and Carnegie Hall.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2018, with the headline 'Lang Lang's back on stage'. Subscribe