ANNE-MARIE MCDERMOTT

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Just every now and again a young performer of remarkable talent and charisma bursts on the scene and captivates audiences, critics and fellow musicians alike. American born pianist Anne-Marie McDermott is rapidly emerging as just such an artist who is a most highly sought after performer by top international orchestras and conductors. They and their audiences have been strongly affected by her virtuosity, sensitivity, brilliance and imagination.

When she played the Mendelssohn Concerto in G Minor with the National Orchestral Association. At the Manhattan School of Music she then studied with Daimo Carra, Constance Keene and John Browning. After winning many top awards, she was spotted as an exceptional talent during masterclasses with some of the great artists of our time, including Leon Fleischer, Misha Dichter and Mstislav Rostropovich.
They noticed how her remarkable technique, embracing on the one hand virtuosic articulation and on the other seamless fluency, was combined with a rare poetic artistry and dramatic theatricality in performance, placing her in the tradition of great piano playing.