Friday February 28, 2020

‘Brilliant and inspirational’ pianist wins top schools prize

18-year-old Kevin Jansson was highly fancied in a final of seven contestants at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin

14th October, 2018
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Kevin Jansson, winner of the Top Security Frank Maher Classical Music Awards, with his father Frank Jansson PETER HOULIHAN

Pianist Kevin Jansson, a Leaving Cert student from Cork, paid a powerful and lasting tribute to his late mother by winning the country’s top prize for secondary school musicians. Jansson was described as “a brilliant and inspirational” talent as he was awarded the top prize of €5,000 in the annual 2018 Top Security Frank Maher Classical Music Awards, thanks to a passionate performance of a Chopin nocturne and a Prokofiev sonata.

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