French avant garde musician and composer Yann Tiersen is famed for composing the score to the movie Amélie. Favouring the piano, accordion and violin, he’s also been known to have a tinkle on the typewriter when it takes his fancy. The 38-year-old has revolutionised the simple waltz and collaborated with a handful of classical greats. A modern day Chopin.
Queens Hall, Edinburgh, Fri 8 May; ABC, Glasgow, Sat 9 May.