“It’s Melda’s range and depth of tone that marks her out as a pianist mature beyond her years. There’s nothing brittle or skittish about her playing: she has command of the big picture, especially in late-Romantic music.” - PIanist Magazine
Today I shall respond to a question I get asked very frequently after concerts: “Is being a concert pianist lonely?”. The short answer is yes, it is indeed a lonely job.
The reality of our daily life couldn’t be further from the glamorous way it seems when we are flourishing on stage, taking in the joy and love being given to us by audiences - every moment leading to this has been an arduous path up the hill, technically alone but actually in the company of the relationship