Van-Anh Nguyen

Van-Anh Nguyen: bridging genres

The Australian pianist tells Angus McPhersonabout fusing classical and pop music, her love of house music, and how being grounded in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic inspired a new album of piano essentials.

How have you coped with the turbulence of 2020?

I’ve been Sydney-stuck. Usually my life is half here and half in Los Angeles. I was in LA in February, came back here in March, and was meant to be back in May and just never got back there. But it’s been fine, it was nice to have some enforced down time to start with, and then do some livestreaming,...

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