CLASS ACT: On May 2, Mona’s Philip Sherlock Centre will come alive with the sound of heavenly piano-playing. Iconic pianist Halvard White is bringing his impeccable artistry and one-of-a-kind musicianship to the stage for a recital that’s sure to delight his long-time admirers and secure new members for the fan club. No stranger to giving solo piano recitals that consistently draw standing ovations from packed audiences, White’s programme will see him delivering interpretations of compositions by Chopin, Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninov and Ludwig Van Beethoven, among other classical masters. Showtime is 7:30pm.
TALENT SHOW: Before the crème de la crème can be selected for the beloved Mello-Go-Roun’ concert showcase, performers have to bring their A-game to the National Finals of the JCDC Festival of the Performing Arts. This year’s finals, to select gold medal winners in music, dance, speech, drama and traditional folk forms, is currently underway at the Little Theatre in Kingston, bringing together the year’s most outstanding entries and entrants (prep, primary and high-schoolers, community groups, et al) from across the island. The 2017 finals are scheduled to conclude on May 2.