Piano man Jayson Gillham on luck, bullying and Beethoven

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Inspirational article about Jayson Gillham and the journey that has brought him to the great stages of the world. Jayson’s next performance is with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.Festival Theatre, Adelaide, Australia. OCTOBER 29th with Jeffrey Tate, Conductor. Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3.

Festival Theatre, Adelaide, Australia. OCTOBER 29th, Jeffrey Tate, Conductor. Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3. Then a solo recital at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, Australia, NOVEMBER 2nd at 7.30pm. The programme includes; Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata in C minor, George Fredric Handel Chaconne in G, Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53, Robert Schumann Symphonic Etudes, Op.13 (including posthumous variations).

By his own calculations, Jayson Gillham has already spent 30,000 hours in a monochrome world: his eyes scanning white pages filled with black lines and dots, his fingers tapping a panel of black and white keys. Both locked in a meticulous exercise co-ordinated by two minds: his and a composer’s.

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