“(I was six. I played Clara Schumann.)”

Papa and Père and Alain, our publicist, have been reminding me of this since I made my first public professional performance at the National Arts Centre (I was six. I played Clara Schumann). I am not great at it.

Chapter 5: What happened in Perth last summer

Not the easiest music for a six-year-old. Have a listen to “Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann“, a variation set written by Clara Schumann on a theme by her husband, Robert Schumann.