BEETHOVEN Sonata in A flat Op.110
BEETHOVEN Sonata in C minor Op.111
SCHUBERT Sonata in G D.894
Internationally renowned pianist from Singapore, Melvyn Tan, returns to NNMF for the fifth year in succession, this time to open the Festival. All three works in his unique programme were written during Beethoven’s and Schubert’s late years and reveal some of their most profound musical thoughts.
“Probably no one today conveys so comprehensive an insight into Liszt’s B Minor Sonata. It was like hearing vivid performances of the past. His Beethoven — the Op.109 sonata — had unanswerable authority….”
Paul Driver, The Sunday Times - 9 April 2017