Castleconnell Autumn Concert Series 2020 Online: Kevin Jansson

Tuesday 3rd November @ 8pm
  • Castleconnell Concert Series - Kevin Jansson

The first online concert on Tuesday 3rd November features renowned prodigy, pianist Kevin Jansson.

Born in 2000, Kevin is emerging as one of the finest musicians of his generation. Having received six international first prizes, most recently at the 2018 Jeune Chopin Competition in Switzerland, he released his debut solo piano CD with Claves Records in 2017. He received thirteen first prizes at Feis Ceoil in 2015, 2017 and 2019 and most recently received the RDS Music Bursary Award.

Having made his recital debut at twelve, his concerto debut at thirteen and his debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall in 2017, Kevin also performed extensively throughout Europe, most recently in an all-Chopin tour of Poland. He is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Julian Martin at the Juilliard School, where he is a recipient of both the Rose Piano Fellowship and the Artzt Piano Scholarship.

His programme will begin with Franz Schubert’s Sonata in A Minor D. 845 and will finish with Robert Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major op. 17. His concert recording features on RTÉ Lyric Fm’s Full Score programme on October 21st as a prelude to this year’s concerts.