September 1, 2014
Teatro Colón (Cerrito 628, 4378- 7100, www.teatrocolon.org.ar). 8.30pm. Tickets: from $100 at the venue or at www.tuentrada.com
After seeing a Tom & Jerry episode — in which Tom delivers a much-suffered rendition of Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 — Lang Lang, aged two, knew he wanted to devote his life to playing piano. More than 30 years have gone by, and this Chinese virtuoso still awes worldwide audiences with his charismatic style.