School of the Arts to Host Ann-Marie McDermott Feb. 18
by Sean Flynt
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 quartert 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
In addition to the public concert, McDermott also will lead a
masterclass for music students in Samford's School of the Arts.
(adult,) $15 (55+,) $10 (student/child)
OR (205) 726-2853
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