Showcase with Barbara Kellar

Season 10, Episode 5

Season 10 Episode 5 | 23m 10s

Born in 1989 in Yeisk, Krasnodar region of Russia, Oleg Akkuratov has been playing the piano since he was four years old. Even more amazing than his early start is the fact that Oleg is blind—learning the instrument through a Braille system. On this episode of Showcase, the world-famous Oleg sits down with Barbara to discuss his life and times as well as perform four songs.

Aired: 12/13/18

Rating: NR

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CET Arts programming made possible by: The Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund, Carol Ann & Ralph V Haile /US Bank Foundation, Randolph and Sallie Wadsworth, Macy’s, Eleanora C. U. Alms Trust, Fifth Third Bank Trustee, and The Ladislas & Vilma Segoe Family Foundation.