Meet soloist Anne-Marie McDermott: Appearing with RI Philharmonic for Tchaikovsky’s Second Piano Concerto, Nov. 16

World Renowned Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott
makes her Rhode Island debut

Performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.2.

The TACO Classical Concert is on Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m.


For more than 25 years Anne-Marie McDermott has played concerti, recitals and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. In addition to performing, she also serves as Artistic Director of the Bravo! Vail Music and Ocean Reef Music festivals, and as curator for chamber music for the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego.

  • Ms. McDermott’s repertoire reaches from Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Scriabin to works by today’s most influential composers.
  • Recorded the complete Prokofiev Piano Sonatas, Bach’s English Suites and Partitas, solo works by Chopin, and Gershwin’s Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra with the Dallas Symphony.
  • In 2013, she released a recording of Mozart concerti with the Calder Quartet. Most recently, she recorded five Haydn piano sonatas and two Haydn concerti with the Odense Philharmonic in Denmark, including two cadenzas written by Charles Wuorinen.
  • Ms. McDermott has performed Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with Bramwell Tovey before.  It was in 2012 with the New York Philharmonic

In recent years, Ms. McDermott participated in the New Century Chamber Orchestra’s silver jubilee Gershwin program, and embarked on a cycle of Beethoven concerti at Santa Fe Pro Musica. She premiered and recorded a new concerto by Poul Ruders with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and played Gershwin with the New York Philharmonic at the Bravo! Vail Festival. Ms. McDermott has also performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra led by Donald Runnicles, Bach’s Piano Concerto in D Minor with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 with the New York City-based Le Train Bleu. In 2012, Ms. McDermott performed .

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