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Thu, Feb 8, 2024, 7:30 pm

Jane Hollock Brock Recital Hall
Samford University

800 Lakeshore Drive

Birmingham, Alabama

Acclaimed young American pianist Drew Petersen is a sought-after soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He has been praised for his commanding and poetic performances of repertoire ranging from Bach to Zaimont. He is the recipient of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards and Christel DeHaan Classical Fellowship.

With the resumption of live concerts his 21/22 season included appearances with orchestras in Cincinnati, Santa Fe, Buffalo, Delaware, Columbus and Indianapolis and recitals in San Francisco, Madison and Sanibel, FL. Recent highlights have included debuts with the Sarasota, Houston, Phoenix, Pacific, Milwaukee, Fort Smith, Buffalo, Waco and Allentown symphonies as well as his recital debut at the Kennedy Center. During the 22/23 season he can be heard in Washington, DC, Wisconsin, California, Illinois and Florida with orchestras, in chamber music and recital including New York’s 92NY. 2018 marked the release of his first solo recording of music by Barber, Carter, and other American composers on the Steinway & Sons label for which BBC Music Magazine acknowledged his presence as a rising star.

(from the artist's website)

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