College of Charleston SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Spoleto Festival Favorite Anne-Marie McDermott to Perform for International Piano Series

Hailed as a consummate artist who balances a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator, Anne-Marie McDermott will close the 2014-15 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Performing over 100 concerts per year in a combination of solo recitals, concerti and chamber music, the Spoleto Festival USA favorite will return to Charleston on Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

McDermott’s repertoire choices are eclectic, spanning from Bach and Haydn to Prokofiev and Scriabin to Kernis, Hartke, Tower and Wuorinen. The program for the International Piano Series is scheduled to include Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 6 in A Major, Op. 82 and three works by Franz Joseph Haydn: Sonata in G Major, Sonata in C minor, and Sonata in C Major.

With over 50 concerti in her repertoire, McDermott has performed with many leading orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Seattle Symphony, National Symphony, Houston Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Moscow Virtuosi,  Hong Kong Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, New Jersey Symphony and Baltimore Symphony among others. Ms, McDermott has toured with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Virtuosi. Learn more about McDermott.

DETAILS: The concert will take place on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., in the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. General admission is $20 and free for students. Tickets may be purchased online at, at the door, by emailing, or by calling (843) 953-6575.

McDermott also will offer a master class, free and open to the public on Wednesday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Recital Hall in the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St.