Video: Mei Yi Foo

Hear the BBC Music Magazine Awards 2013 Newcomer of the Year

Mei Yi Foo
Published: April 10, 2013 at 1:43 pm

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.

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Authors

Rebecca Franks
Rebecca FranksJournalist, Critic and former Managing Editor of BBC Music Magazine

Rebecca Franks is the former Managing Editor of BBC Music Magazine and a regular classical music critic for The Times. She is currently writing her first children's book.

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