I was asked recently to do an interview with CBC’s international team. They wished to do the interview entirely in Mandarin. I am thankful my parents taught me how to speak, but I’ve never had to do it formally as such. It’s to the point where I’m even hesitant to listen to this interview myself! Perhaps you can click on the audio link and let me know how my Mandarin is.
Anyone who dares to play Beethoven's last Piano Sonata Opus 111 must be fearless and confident in his skills. In the case of Thomas Yu, both are true...[He] plays the piece with elegance and depth...and his interpretation was the highlight of the festival day.Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany's largest newspaper, translated.