For over 25 years Anne-Marie McDermott has played concertos, recitals and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. A testimony to her stature and curatorial imagination, she was appointed Artistic Director of the Vail Music Festival in 2011, as well as Curator for Chamber Music for the Mainly Mozart Festival.
The breadth of Ms. McDermott's repertoire reaches from Bach, Haydn and Beethoven to Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Scriabin, and to works by today’s most influential composers. Charles Wourinen's last solo piano sonata was written for her and premiered at New York's Town Hall. Ms. McDermott has recorded the complete Prokofiev Piano Sonatas, Bach’s English Suites and Partitas, and, most recently, Gershwin’s Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra with the Dallas Symphony. Her solo disc of Chopin will be released in 2011.
Ms. McDermott has performed with many leading orchestra including the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, and the Symphony orchestras of San Diego, Dallas, Columbus, Seattle, Houston, Colorado, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Atlanta, New Jersey, and Baltimore, among others. Ms. McDermott is a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with whom she performs and tours extensively each season. She studied at the Manhattan School of Music and was winner of both the Young Concert Artists auditions and an Avery Fisher Career Grant. She lives in New York City ... read full bio