Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Franz Liszt: Transcription of Schumann’s “Liebeslied” (Widmung), S.566 by Thomas Yu

'After three days of careful deliberation, the jury selected Thomas Yu as the grand prize winner. Yu is a 37-year-old periodontist from Calgary. He never formally studied at a music school. Instead, he took private lessons with Bonnie Nicholson and Marc Durand while pursuing dentistry at the universities of Saskatchewan and Toronto. In November 2014, Yu won first prize at the Calgary Honens ProAm competition.'