For more than 25 years, Anne-Marie McDermott has balanced a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator, playing concertos, recitals, and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. The breadth of her repertoire spans from Bach and Haydn to Prokofiev and Scriabin, as well as works by today’s most influential composers.
Ms. McDermott has performed with many leading orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Minnesota and Philadelphia Orchestras, and the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and St. Louis. She has been a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1995, and continues a longstanding collaboration with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. She also enjoys performing with OPUS ONE, a chamber group with Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom, and Peter Wiley; together they have commissioned over 15 new works.
Her passions have recently coalesced in several important projects indicative both of her popularity and the range of her musical interests: the presentation of the complete Prokofiev piano sonatas and chamber music as part of the Lincoln Center Festival; the premier of Charles Wuorinen’s Piano Sonata No. 4; and the performance and recording of Gershwin’s complete works for piano and orchestra with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, which was named Editor’s Choice by Gramophone magazine.Ms. McDermott also serves as artistic director of the Bravo! Vail Music, and Ocean Reef Chamber Music, as well as curator for chamber music at the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego.