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Knysna Plett Concert Series presents Olga Kern

Thursday, 28 February 2019 12:22 Written by  Knysna Plett Concert Series
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We have waited for three years to welcome back to Knysna this most glamorous of pianists who thrills her audiences with her remarkable talent.

Ms Kern was the winner of first prize at the Rachmaninov International Piano Competition at the age of 17! She has toured extensively throughout Russia, Korea, Japan and the United States and is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Division of the Arts. In 1996 she was the recipient of an Honorary Scholarship from the President of Russia.

In 2017 Olga received the Ellis Island Medal of Honour which is given to those who ‘embody the spirit of America in their salute to tolerance, brotherhood, diversity and patriotism’.

Ms Kern will play works by Schumann, Gershwin and Rachmaninov amongst others.

This will be an evening of fabulous music played by a star performer, don’t miss it!

Date: Monday, 11 March

Time: 18:30 for 19:00

Venue: Dutch Reformed Church Hall

For more information contact: 

Penny Smythe-Rathbone

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