Melvyn Tan

We went to Melvyn Tan’s 60th. birthday concert at the Wigmore Hall in which he played Beethoven, Czerny and Liszt’s Piano Sonata in B minor, all examples of what the programme described as pianism (ie requiring playing of great technical virtuosity).   He performed with appropriate and sometimes theatrical vim, enjoying his birthday with style.


2 thoughts on “Melvyn Tan

  1. Melvyn Tan has been reestablishing Czerny’s reputation for more than a year, seeing him as the link between Beethoven and Liszt. Tonight he convinced me. He’s a brilliant pianist who showed that Liszt’s B minor Sonata is a truly great, complex work. A memorable concert.

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