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ChamberStudio welcomes Melvyn Tan and Catherine Manson

On Sunday 19 May ChamberStudio is running a special event dedicated to the interpretation and performance of classical chamber music repertoire using period instruments. Celebrated specialists in this field, pianist Melvyn Tan and violinist Catherine Manson will guide young professional ensembles using period instruments: fortepiano instead of modern piano, stringed instruments with gut strings and […]

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Catherine Manson

Catherine Manson enjoys a versatile performing career as a soloist and chamber musician. As first violinist of the classical London Haydn Quartet she has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and London’s Wigmore Hall. The quartet’s series of recordings of the Haydn quartets on the Hyperion […]

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Melvyn Tan

Melvyn Tan was born in Singapore in 1956. He showed prodigious musical talent during childhood and, at the age of twelve, came to England to study at the Yehudi Menuhin School. Tan’s piano teachers – Nadia Boulanger, Vlado Perlemuter and Marcel Ciampi – sparked his lifelong passion for French music in general and the works […]

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