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September 18, 2022 @ 2:30 PM| $27 Get Tickets
World of the Piano
Praised for his commanding and poetic performances of repertoire ranging from Bach to Zaimont, acclaimed American pianist Drew Petersen is a sought-after soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. He is the recipient of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant, as well as the winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards and the Christel DeHaan Classical Fellowship. Petersen has appeared in solo recitals at the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Dame Myra Hess Concerts in Chicago, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, Brevard Music Center’s Summer Festival and Chicago’s Ravinia Festival.
This performance is made possible by the Laura N. Dabinett and Russell B. McKelway World of the Piano Fund, established in 2015 in commemoration of the wedding anniversary of Laura N. Dabinett and Russell B. McKelway.
John Corigliano: Etude Fantasy
Frédéric Chopin: Études, op. 25, Nos. 1–3; op. 10, No. 8
Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Robert Schumann: Fantasie in C Major, op. 17
Program subject to change.
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Sunday, September 18 at 1:30PM • Armstrong Concert Hall
Join us on the Sunday of each World of the Piano performance at 1:30PM in Armstrong Concert Hall for a Pre-Concert Talk! Learn about the artist’s program from Shenandoah Conservatory faculty and special guests.
Monday, September 19 at 10AM • Armstrong Concert Hall
Observe the guest artists as they work with Shenandoah Conservatory piano students. Masterclasses are typically held on the Monday following each World of the Piano performance from 10AM to noon in Armstrong Concert Hall. Limited seating is open to the public for quiet observation. Please arrive by 9:45AM.
Accommodations for disabilities may be arranged by contacting the Box Office at least three days prior to the performance.