Melvyn Tan: Fortepiano Master Plays Chopin
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The last date listed for Melvyn Tan was Friday December 10, 2010 / 8:00pm (Pre-Concert Talk at 7:00pm).
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Celebrity impersonator and vocalist Sharon Owens takes the stage as the beloved Barbra Streisand for this concert with the Coastal Cities Jazz Band. Owens discovered her Streisand sound in the early '90s and has been touring the world performing her critically acclaimed tribute ever since. Featuring a number of professional musicians who performed with the top big bands of the '40s and '50s, San Diego's Coastal Cities Jazz Band has played throughout Southern California and Arizona since its formation in 1997. This concert at the Poway Performing Arts Center will feature the talented ensemble backing Owens on many of Streisand favorites, as well as tunes by Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Doc Severinsen. Learn More
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At 7:00pm, Benjamin K. Roe will present a talk on Chopin’s reputation as one of the 19th Century’s premier piano teachers. Roe will explore how Chopin’s approach to piano instruction and his taste in pianos reflected his performance and teaching aesthetics.
Melvyn Tan has built a formidable international reputation during a long exploration of the precursors of the modern piano. This culminated in a series of groundbreaking performances and recordings on the fortepiano including the complete Beethoven Concertos and Sonatas and Schubert Impromptus. His performance closes out San Diego’s 2010 Chopin Bicentennial Celebration.
Chopin Études, Op. 10
Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major
Polonaise – Fantaisie in A-flat Major
Sonata No. 3 in B Minor