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Lunchtime Concert: Pianist Aaron Epstein

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American pianist Aaron Epstein has given concerts throughout the world, including in Germany, France, the US, and Russia. He studied piano and musicology at Yale University and the Yale School of Music, and obtained a piano degree from the prestigious Franz Liszt School of Music in Weimar, Germany. He is very much looking forward to performing for the first time in this beautiful town of Nelson.

Aarons programme will be selected from works by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Schumann and Bach.


“I have heard Aaron Epstein perform three times. Persistently, three words came to me:
“Inwardness” in his approach to the pieces and the instrument.
“Natural” in his choice of tempos and phrasing.
“Spirituality” in the content of his interpretations.
In Beethoven’s 30th Sonata, op. 109, two names came to my mind as I was listening: Serkin and Gilels. Aaron Epstein, more than a pianist, an artist to watch.”
– Gérard Déserbais, founder and director of record distribution company CED (Compagnie Européenne du Disque), former employee, Philips Records

NCMA’s Lunchtime Concert Series is proudly sponsored by Nelson Pine Industries

A merchant fee may be charged on credit and debit card transactions.

Cash and eftpos available for door sales at Nelson Centre of Musical Arts from 11am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Please contact Nelson Centre of Musical Arts if you require wheelchair seating on 03 548 9477 or [email protected]

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17 September, 2020
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Nelson Centre of Musical Arts
48 Nile St
Nelson, 7010 New Zealand
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