The sensational French virtuoso harpistProgramme
Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude and Fugue No 1 (well-tempered clavier, book I) (5')
Joseph Haydn - Sonata no 60,
Ludwig van Beethoven - Bagatelles op.119
Franz Liszt - Three Hungarian Rhapsodies - Nos 14, 13 & 2.
Wagner The Death of Isolde
The great pianist Alfred Brendel wrote to Sylvan as follows:
"Dear Mr Blassel, listened to your Goldberg Variations with unexpected pleasure and admiration.
I confess that I had no idea what your instrument is able to offer. You are such a fine musician whose ear for nuance and feeling for rhythm is remarkable!"