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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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
About the Ticket Supplier: La Jolla Music Society
La Jolla Music Society contributes to San Diego’s cultural vitality year-round through a variety of concert genres, including classical, jazz and contemporary music, ballet and modern dance. The Society’s signature event each year is the acclaimed SummerFest, a three-week chamber music festival of performances, live broadcasts, open rehearsals, educational encounters, pre-concert talks, and social events.