Mei Yi Foo was a new acquaintance for most of the DPM regulars who attends Punkt 2015. We did follow our DPM Punkt Survival Guide to the letter - and because of this we were blown away by Mei Yi Foo's piano play.
We where treated by works by Dai Fujikura, Unsuk Chin and George Benjamin. Dai Fujikura was also present at the concert.
The kind of music Mei Yi played at this concert is technically very hard stuff to perform. It's super duper fast, it's some of the most energetic piano music I have heard for many years - some may even say aggressive - it's all over the keyboard. It's not easy on the ear - as a listener you cannot have a head ache. In fact, you need to be really alert and awake.
HOWEVER - Mei Yi did perform this with compassion and technical excellence, which made the music ...