Music of Today: Mei Yi Foo

Thursday 8 Jun 2017, 6pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

Jonathan Stockhammer conductor

Mei Yi Foo piano

Various Composers Musical Toys

Abrahamsen Piano Concerto

London-based pianist Mei Yi Foo has dazzled audiences worldwide with exceptional virtuosity, fabulous musicianship and innovative programming. In this concert, you will encounter composers as diverse as Lachenmann, Gubaidulina, Rzewski and Kurtág with miniatures that enchant and provoke in equal measure. The centerpiece of the programme is master composer Hans Abrahamsen's magnificient Piano Concerto which packs a huge range of characters and effects into just 15 minutes. It's “a true concerto, but a quirky and never-predictable one” (The Guardian).

This concert is part of the Music of Today series

The Philharmonia Orchestra’s Composers Academy is supported by:

an anonymous donor