Melvyn TAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1956-10-13
Education Yehudi Menuhin Sch Surrey, Royal Coll of Music
Books & Publications
Recreations travelling to places where I don't have to do concerts
Clubs N/A
Style Melvyn Tan, Esq
Career fortepianist and harpsichord player, modern piano performer since 1997; interpreter of Baroque, classical and early Romantic works; debut Wigmore Hall 1977, played in all major UK venues; repertoire incl: Weber, Mendelssohn, Chopin; performed with orchs and ensembles incl: Acad of Ancient Music, Eng Chamber Orch, RPO, London Classical Players; US tour playing Beethoven 1985, concert series with Roger Norrington and London Classical Players 1987 and 1988; festivals in 1989 incl: The Beethoven Experience (Purchase NY, with Roger Norrington and London Classical Players), Midsummer Mozart Festival in San Francisco (also Aldeburgh, Bath, Holland and Helsinki); performed in 1990: San Francisco, toured France and Japan, Queen Elizabeth Hall; involved in bringing Beethoven's own fortepiano from Budapest to England for European tour 1992, continues to perform at most major festivals and venues around the world; FRCM; >ir< incl: Beethoven's Waldstein, Appassionato and Les Adieux sonatas, Schubert Impromptus, Beethoven Piano Concertos (with Roger Norrington and the London Classical Players), Debussy Preludes Books 1 and 2, Mozart/Beethoven Concertos (London Chamber Orch, directed from the keyboard)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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