Drew Petersen

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WSKG Arts and Classical Pianists of the Future are proud to present Drew Petersen as he takes the Classical Expressions stage. The 22-year old Petersen has been playing since the age of five and he enthralled the live studio audience at WSKG Studios with his talent and poise.

Award winning pianist Drew Petersen has performed solo and concerto recitals in both Europe and the United States. He has been a top prizewinner in the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competition, and the New York Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition. He has performed in the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), Euro Arts Festival (Leipzig, Germany), Musica e Arte Festival (Italy), Music Festival of the Hamptons (NY), and Tanglewood (MA). At home in New York City, he has performed at Symphony Space, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Steinway Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Rose Theater in Lincoln Center, and Christie’s Auction House. Drew is currently a graduate student at the prestigious Juilliard School of Music.

Drew’s performance at WSKG included two Etudes from Chopin, Britten’s ‘Notturno’, and Ravel’s ‘Sonatine’. The program is hosted by WSKG Classical Music Director Bill Snyder who also conducts an interview with Drew in the middle of the program.

SET LIST

  1. Chopin “4 Mazurkas, Op. 41”
  2. Chopin “Etude, Op. 10, No. 10”
  3. Chopin “Etude, Op. 10, No. 8”
  4. Britten “Notturno”
  5. Chopin “Barcarolle, Op. 60”
  6. Chopin “Scherzo No. 3, Op. 39”
  7. Ravel “Sonatine”
  8. Marco-Adrián Ramos “Lotería, 49: El Pino”
  9. Marco-Adrián Ramos “Lotería, 51: La Palma”

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