McDermott & BavouzetVilar Performing Arts Center
Internationally acclaimed pianists Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Anne-Marie McDermott perform a recital of works for double piano, including Debussy’s Three Nocturnes and Jeux, Ravel’s La Valse, and Gershwin’s An American in Paris.
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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
DEBUSSY Three Nocturnes
RAVEL La Valse
GERSHWIN An American in Paris
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano) is a prolific recording and concert artist who has received numerous awards, including Best Concerto Recording from Gramophone in 2011 and 2014, the Orchestral Award from BBC Music Magazine in 2012, and the Artist of the Year from ICMA in 2012. He regularly performs with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, London Philharmonic, NHK Symphony Orchestra, and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. He is the International Piano Chair at the Royal Northern College of Music and a passionate champion of lesser-known French music.
Anne-Marie McDermott (piano) has been Bravo! Vail’s Artistic Director since 2011. Last summer, she performed the Vail premiere of Chris Rogerson’s Dream Sequence with the Dover Quartet, as well as the world premiere of Samaa’ (a piano concerto, also by Rogerson), commissioned by Bravo! Vail in celebration of her 10th year as Artistic Director. She regularly performs with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, where she has been a member since 1995, and has recorded extensively for Bridge Records. This fall she performs with the New York Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden in the season opening of The McKnight Center of the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University.