“I just feel very lucky to be able to have a part in this wonderful process of bringing these works to more people” – interview with Eric Lu, pianist
The BBC Proms ad was put together by people who are, unaccountably, embarrassed by classical music – to the point where they feel the need to sideline it, to apologise for its irksome presence.
Dame Fanny Waterman, 22 March 1920 – 20 December 2020 It is with great sadness that The Leeds International Piano Competition announces the death of its founder and President Emeritus Dame Fanny Waterman at the age of 100 Dame Fanny died peacefully this morning in her residential care home in Ilkley, Yorkshire. She is […]
Music exists the moment it emerges from the instrument, and never ceases to exist thereafter – and someone is always communicating and listening, even if it is just the person who is playing…..
I feel very “in tune” with the Classical period and Mozart in particular. I feel that I have something to say about this composer; his life and musical growth really intrigues me.
Everything you experience in life goes into your music and your interpretations. Talking with friends, reading books, going to the theatre, travelling, seeing a movie, reading the news, experiencing the tragedy of this awful pandemic….all of that ends up in what you produce later on at the piano.