Lang Lang reaches out to China’s ‘left-behind’ children

Lang Lang reaches out to China’s ‘left-behind’ children

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norman lebrecht

January 11, 2017

There are 9.02 million children in rural China whose parents leave home to work in the cities, depositing the children mostly in the care of grandparents. The so-called ‘left-behind’ children are seen as a growing social issue.

Lang Lang has given a fund-raising concert to help improve their situation and has pledged to do more.

Read here.

Comments

  • me! says:

    I love that Lang Lang — he really has a social conscience and heart and there is just not enough of that amongst successful performers.

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