Drew playing on WQXR: Schumann - Humoreske in B flat major, Op 20
Drew Petersen, 2017 American Pianists Awards finalist, has performed as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in the U.S. and Europe since the age of five. At age 21, he won 4th prize in the 2015 Leeds piano competition; he is also a top prize winner of the Kosciuszko-Chopin, Hilton Head, and New York Chopin piano competitions. As soloist, Drew has performed with many orchestras. Leading up to a performance of a Mozart concerto under the baton of Lukas Foss when he was 11 years of age, he was the focus of a documentary, Just Normal, which was aired on Plum TV in the Hamptons, Cape Cod and Islands, Aspen, and Vail. His festival participation includes the Aspen, Taos, Tanglewood, Verbier in Switzerland, Euro Arts in Leipzig, Musica e Arte Festival in Tolentino, Italy. Drew’s performances have also been broadcast on France Musique, PBS’s “From The Top,” the McGraw-Hill Company’s Young Artist Showcase hosted by Robert Sherman and aired on WQXR, among others.
"We were in the hands of a young master in the mold of Mozart. He was the total musician." Southampton Press
"Thrilling piano playing wedded to astute quite astonishing musicianship." East Hampton Star
Abegg Variations, Op. 1
Schumann - Humoreske, Op. 20
Premiere Communion de la Vierge (from Vingt Regards)
Après Une Lecture De Dante (Fantasia Quasi Sonata)
Program subject to change. The performance will be played on a Grand Piano Fazioli F278.