2023-24 Season

California State University, Fresno • Concert Hall

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Rafał Blechacz, originally scheduled for this date, was obliged to cancel his performance due to an unfortunate circumstance involving vaccines and quarantine deadlines. We will reschedule Mr. Blechacz as soon as possible.

Drew Petersen

Friday, April 1, 2022 • 7:30PM

Acclaimed young American pianist Drew Petersen is a sought-after soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. “With technique to spare as well as tenderness and lyricism that many pianists gloss over” (The New York Times), he has already appeared in major series including the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Ravinia Festival, and Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival. He is the recipient of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 2017 American Pianists Award, and the Christel DeHaan Fellow of the American Pianists Association.

Concert Program

Etude in E-flat minor, Op. 10 No. 6
Etude in A-flat Major, Op. 10 No. 10
Etude in G-flat Major, Op. 25 No. 9
Etude in B minor, Op. 25 No. 10
Etude in A-flat Major, Op. 25 No. 1
Etude in F minor, Op. 25 No. 2
Etude in F Major, Op. 25 No. 3
Etude in F Major, Op. 10 No. 8
Sonata in B-flat minor, Op.36
Gaspard de la nuit