Leonard Bernstein prize for Kanneh-Masonmain
It has been decided that the Leonard Bernstein Award 2021 will be presented on August 20 at the Schleswig-Holstein Festival to the English pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason. She will celebrate with a performance of the Clara Schumann concerto, a speciality of hers.
‘Isata Kanneh-Mason has inspired us from the first note. Her expressive piano playing is captivating and leaves no doubt that she will soon be one of the great pianists,’ said the sponsor’s citation.