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Online only extra questions:
Don't you think it's too early to publish a memoir? You're only 26. Steve Lin, Beijing
There are many things in life that have quickly passed me by. I'm traveling on the road almost everyday. And sometimes you don't have time to really reflect on life. I've tried to remember every important thing that has happened to me over the years. Also, this is a time when many people want to know about China. I always get asked why, as a Chinese person, do I play Western classical music. That image doesn't really fit.
What is the best piano composition ever written? Luis Carlos Gonzalez R., San Jose, Costa Rica
That's probably the most difficult question because there are so many great works and so many wonderful composers. To choose one piece is really tough. I prefer something with lots of emotion, with lots of colors and lots of melodies. The Russian classics. Some of Mozart and Beethoven's early works, Chopin, Liszt. They're the ones I play most often.