Niu Niu

Creatively Speaking
2:47 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The New, New Young Piano Stars

Niu Niu is the nickname for Zhang Sheng Liang, the young Chinese pianist who is on the rise.

Classical pianists just keep getting younger, and some are playing major engagements with The Philadelphia Orchestra before they're old enough to even take a legal drink.

These new young Turks are different from those of old, says The Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns, because they’re making their names more from their brains and hearts rather than just their fingers.