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09:46 UK time, Tuesday, 28 April 2009

"They are not going to hear swearing. The voyeurs will not be satisfied" - Nick Van Bloss, pianist with Tourette Syndrome, on his first concert since 1994.

There will be no tics, judders or yelps from the celebrated soloist when he takes to the stage in London's Cadogan Hall tonight, as playing the piano - Bach in particular - soothes his condition. For 15 years he has performed solely for his own benefit in his Lisbon mansion, after succumbing to the shakes on stage in Valencia.
More details (The Times)

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