Drew Petersen

The discipline of music occasionally seems very much like the discipline of competitive swimming.

Every so often, in his mind, Drew Petersen compares the two, since he spent about 10 hours weekly in the pool as a high school athlete.

“I just wish playing music burned a few more calories,” said the 24-year-old rising young recital and orchestral star.

Featured Recording
Three Fantasy Pieces by Charles Tomlinson Griffes, The Alcotts by Charles Ives, Attars by Judith Lang Zaimont and Sonatas by Elliott Carter and Samuel Barber. His new album will be released on the Steinway record label on July 20th.
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Featured Video
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 16
comp. Sergei Prokofiev
Andantino; Allegretto (0:00:00)
Scherzo: Vivace (0:12:00)
Intermezzo: Allegro moderato (0:14:36)
Finale: Allegro tempestoso (0:20:45)

Gala Finals presented by KeyBank
Hilbert Circle Theatre - Indianapolis, IN
April 7, 2017

2017 American Pianists Awards winner Drew Petersen.
Concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gerard Schwarz.

Broadcast and edited by WFYI.
The Gala Finals was the final performance of the 2017 American Pianists Awards.

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