St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Drew Steanson - piano

Tuesday, 13 October at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Drew Steanson - piano

Programme

Bach 1st Partita
           Prelude
           Allemande
           Courante
           Sarabande
           Minuet no. 1
                          no. 2
           Gigue

Brahms  op. 117
       Andante moderato
       Andante non troppo con molta expressione
       Andante con moto

Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux op. 16
      Alegretto
      Andante cantabile
      Presto

British-Australian pianist Drew Steanson is currently completing his Master's degree at Trinity Laban in Greenwich under the tutelage of Martino Tirimo. He recently finished his undergraduate degree with Philip Jenkins at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He started piano lessons in January 2007 and passed Grade 8 with distinction in February 2010. Before the Guildhall School he studied at Peter Symonds College, Winchester where he participated on the Hampshire Specialist Music Course and gave a concerto performance at Thornden Hall. While at Guildhall he won many prizes including the title of Newbury Young Musician of the Year 2012 and the Guildhall Romantic Piano Prize 2015. He has played to many distinguished pianists including Angela Hewitt, Vladimir Tropp and Idil Biret and has recently played in Steinway Hall and St James's Church, Piccadilly. Upcoming concerts include a recital in the Temple Young Emerging Artists Series and a performance of Beethoven's Choral Fantasy. Drew Steanson gratefully acknowledges the generous support from the Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians and the Alfred Kitchin Scholarship.