February 9, 2011
School of the Arts to Host Ann-Marie McDermott Feb. 18
Samford's Davis Architects Guest Artist Series will present acclaimed pianist Ann-Marie McDermott Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital Hall.
The concert, jointly sponsored with Samford’s Fletcher and Nell Morris Piano Competition, will feature the artist known for both her solo performances and her work as a member of the renowned piano quartet Opus One. McDermott also performs with her sisters as the McDermott Trio.
McDermott’s repertoire ranges from Bach and Haydn to Prokofiev and Scriabin to Kernis, Hartke, Tower and Wuorinen. Her recording of the complete Prokofiev Piano Sonatas, Bach English Suites and Partitas was named Gramophone magazine’s Editor’s Choice. Her Samford concert will include work by Haydn, Bach and Chopin.
In addition to the public concert, McDermott also will lead a master class for music students in Samford’s School of the Arts.
Tickets: $20 (adult), $15 (55+), $10 (student/child)
arts.samford.edu or (205) 726-2853