Hong Kong-born Canadian concert pianist wows with Rachmaninoff, but might never have flourished had he not left the Asian city as a child

//Hong Kong-born Canadian concert pianist wows with Rachmaninoff, but might never have flourished had he not left the Asian city as a child

Hong Kong-born Canadian concert pianist wows with Rachmaninoff, but might never have flourished had he not left the Asian city as a child

Avan Yu was nine years old when his family, like so many others in Hong Kong, packed up their lives in the then former British colony and emigrated to Vancouver ahead of the 1997 handover. If they had stayed, Yu might not have become the professional concert pianist with multiple awards and albums that he is today.He started playing the piano in Hong Kong at the age of five. As a young boy, his precocious talent became obvious when, one day, he sat down at the keyboard and played the theme tune…

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