A few weeks ago at a Steinway Hall press event, Yongmei Hu gave a small audience a tantalizing taste of the program she’ll be playing at her sold-out Alice Tully Hall debut this Sunday. Earlier this week…
… I had the opportunity to talk with Yongmei, who is staying at a friend’s home about an hour north of New York City. Here’s the complete interview…
Part 1: Studying with Aube Tzerko, preparing for a recital –
Part 2: Growing up in Shanghai, meeting Zubin Mehta –
Part 3: Anything can happen on the road –
Here’s a preview of the Alice Tully Hall program: an excerpt from Brahms’s Piano Sonata No. 3…
… and the Chopin Preludes (No. 17):
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