Video: Mei Yi Foo

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Rebecca Franks

Rebecca Franks

Rebecca Franks is reviews editor of BBC Music Magazine.

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, Updated 10th April 2013

Hear the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Newcomer of the Year 

Mei Yi Foo was named Newcomer of the Year at this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards. The Malaysian pianist's playful debut disc (Odradek Records), Musical Toys, featured music by Gubaidulina and Ligeti, as well as Unsuk Chin's Six Piano Etudes, recorded for the first time. In this video, filmed several years ago, Foo performs the fifth Etude, Toccata.

To find out more about the winners of this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards – and to hear clips from all the winning recordings – visit the results page.

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Rebecca Franks

Rebecca Franks

Rebecca Franks is reviews editor of BBC Music Magazine.

Rebecca Franks