U-T San Diego
By James Chute
December 4, 2013
Like many members of his generation, pianist Haochen Zhang has no trouble finding shocking things on YouTube. But in Zhang’s case, it’s watching videos of young pianists and then watching videos of the same pianists shot years later.
“I often come across across Asian kids, or American kids, or European kids, on YouTube and they sound amazing when they are like 7, 8, or 10 years old,” said Zhang, who performs Saturday on the La Jolla Music Society’s Frieman Family Piano Series at Sherwood Auditorium. “They can play a lot of amazing pieces.”