LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVENSymphony No. 2 in D Major, op.36
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVENPiano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, op.73, “Emperor”
Drew Petersen, Piano
Drew Petersen, piano
Notably a 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient and the top prizewinner at the 2017 American Pianists Awards of the American Pianists Association, Drew Petersen was also a prizewinner in the Leeds International Piano Competition, the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, the Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competition and the New York Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition, among others. He was acknowledged as a “Rising Star” by BBC Music Magazine.
Guillermo Figueroa, principal conductor
One of the most versatile and respected musical artists of his generation—renowned as conductor, violinist, violist and concertmaster—Guillermo Figueroa is the Principal Conductor of The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. He also serves as the Music Director of the Music in the Mountains Festival in Colorado and the Lynn Philharmonia in Florida, and is the founder of the highly acclaimed Figueroa Music and Arts Project in Albuquerque.
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