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Absolute Classics Presents Mei Yi Foo

Easterbrook Hall, Crichton, Dumfries

Mei Yi Foo, Piano

Date: Friday 6 August

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Easterbrook Hall

Cost: £15 Adults

          £0 Under 26

 

Programme:

Couperin, Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins

Chopin, Prelude no.23 in F major

Couperin, Les Moisonneurs

Couperin, La Carillon de Cythère

Chopin, Prelude no.11 in B major

Chopin, Prelude no.10 in C# minor

Couperin, La Dodo, ou L'Amour au Berceau

Chopin, Prelude no.5 in D major

Couperin, La Muse Plantine

Couperin, Les Barricades Mystérieuses

Chopin, Prelude no.19 in Eb major

Debussy Estampes

 

Interval

 

Schoenberg 6 Kleine Klavierstuck

Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

 

Winner of the 2013 BBC Music Magazine's Best Newcomer award, Mei Yi Foo is recognised internationally as an innovative pianist with a diverse and eclectic repertoire. Described as 'an artist with courageous individualism' (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen), Mei Yi's concerts are lauded for their 'liberating' and 'virtuoso display' (The Times) that show 'astounding perfection and creativity' (Unsuk Chin).

 

A prolific concerto soloist, Mei Yi has appeared with the English Chamber Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony, Helsinki Philharmonic, Iceland Symphony, London Chamber Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Remix Ensemble and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. She has performed at the world's most eminent festivals such as the Lucerne Festival, Ultraschall Festival Berlin, Huddersfield Festival and the Punkt Festival in Norway. Her recent and future highlights include appearances at the Wigmore Hall, Tokyo Opera City Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and Victoria Hall in Singapore.

 

A native of Malaysia, Mei Yi resides in the UK after completing her studies at the Royal College and Royal Academy of Music in London with Yonty Solomon, Chris Elton and Alexander Satz. Currently she holds a teaching position at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Mei Yi was also awarded the medal of Setiawan Tuanku Muhriz for her contribution towards art and music in her home country

 

Venue information: Easterbrook Hall has stepped and ramp access. The auditorium and accessible toilet facilities are all on the flat.

 

To purchase tickets phone The Midsteeple Box Office on 01387 253383 or click Asolute classics Tickets

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