Rafal Blechacz at Spivey Hall
March 6, 2010
About 60 Cornerstone Society members attended the first Cornerstone Society Insider Edition at Spivey Hall to hear the Atlanta Debut of pianist Rafal Blechacz. Mr. Blechacz was born in 1985 in Poland and won the prestigious 15th International Frederic Chopin Piano competition in Warsaw in 2005. He has won numerous other awards and is a rising star in classical music. Mr. Blechacz’s program included performances by Bach, Mozart, Debussy and Chopin. A private wine and dessert reception with Mr. Blechacz and the Friends of Spivey followed the concert. As members enjoyed sampling the wonderful desserts, Sam Dixon, Spivey Hall Director welcomed Cornerstone members and Friends of Spivey members to the reception and introduced Mr. Blechacz. Mr. Blechacz thanked everyone for their appreciative response to his Atlanta debut. John Lemley, Host of City Café spoke briefly on behalf of WABE and recognized the superb performance of Mr. Blechacz and the beautiful surroundings of Spivey Hall. Susan Hunter, Cornerstone member and Friends of Spivey Chairperson thanked Sam Dixon for hosting a wonderful and fun filled event.