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The Wairarapa is in for a musical extravaganza on Friday June 17 when 19 year old pianist, Otis Prescott Mason comes to the ANZAC Hall in Featherston, as part of the season of Mulled Wine Concerts Series in Featherston
          Otis is a Wellington-born pianist and a classical performance student at Victoria University of Wellington’s NZ School of Music studying under Dr. Jian Liu and has been since 2018. He was recently awarded first prize and several special prizes at the Lewis Eady National Piano Competition, New Zealand’s national piano competition.  In 2020, while still in high school, Otis was awarded first prize at the New Zealand Junior Piano Competition. 

          Otis enjoys chamber music and was selected to attend the 2021 and 2022 Adam Summer School for Chamber Music in Nelson.  Otis is also a part of Duo Zweisamkeit, a piano duet, with Sunny Cheng.

He has chosen to play Schumann – Arabeske, Op.18, Beethoven – Sonata No.28, in A major, Op.101, Movements 1 and 2, Chopin – Polonaise, in F# minor, Op.44, Scriabin – Two Impromptus, Op.12 and Liszt – Après une Lecture du Dante – Fantasia quasi Sonata

          Mulled Wine Concerts organiser Mary Gow says, ” We are very excited to be presenting this rather young, already very successful pianist in the wonderful ANZAC Hall in Featherston. What a pleasure it will be to hear exquisite music in such a pleasant setting!”

Tickets are $30 ($15 for students under 16) from marygow@gmail.com Available from I:SITE in Martinborough; 

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