It happened in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
‘It was a 50th birthday present to myself. My wife and I have been working with blind elephants for many years, and I thought it might be something they would enjoy to listen to.
‘I had to drag the piano up a mountain – I have a really bad back, but I wanted to make the effort so I could feel like I had undergone a personal challenge.’
His next goal is to have a concert to raise funds for the animal sanctuary. He will probably plan on playing more than Slow Movement 2 from Beethoven’s Pathetique Sonata at that time.