St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Drew Steanson – piano

Friday, 2 June at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Drew Steanson – piano

L van Beethoven

Sonata op. 54

 i. In Tempo d'un menuetto

ii. Allegretto - Piu Allegro

R Schumann

Carnaval op. 9

1. Préambule 2. Pierrot

3. Arlequin 4. Valse noble

5. Eusebius 6. Florestan

7. Coquette 8. Réplique 9. Papillons

10. A.S.C.H.-S.C.H.A. (Lettres dansantes)

11. Chiarina 12. Chopin

13. Estrella 14. Reconnaissance

15. Pantalon et Colombine

16. Valse allemande

17. Intermezzo: Paganini

18. Aveu 19. Promenade

20. Pause

21. Marche des "Davidsbündler" contre les Philistins

23-year-old, British-Australian pianist, Drew Steanson is currently studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as Trinity College scholar under the tutelage of Martino Tirimo. He started receiving piano lessons in January 2007 and passed Grade 8 with distinction in February 2010. He recently finished his undergraduate degree with Philip Jenkins at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Previously he studied at Peter Symonds College in Winchester where he participated in the Hampshire Specialist Music Course and gave a concerto performance at Thornden Hall. While at Guildhall he won many prizes including the Guildhall Romantic Piano Prize 2015 and was recently a finalist of the 1st International Piano Competition of Nikolai Medtner in St Petersburg.

Drew has played in many of London's most prestigious concert halls including the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, St James's Church, Piccadilly, Steinway Hall and at Inner Temple in the Temple Young Emerging Artist Series. He has played to many distinguished pianists including Idil Beret, Vladimir Tropp, and Angela Hewitt. He acknowledges the generous support from the Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians. Upcoming concerts include a recital in St James's Church, Piccadilly.

Drew became a Young Steinway Artist in April 2016.

23-year-old, British-Australian pianist, Drew Steanson is currently studying at Trinity Conservatoire of Music and Dance as a Leverhulme Arts scholar under the tutelage of Martino Tirimo. He was recently a finalist of the 1st International Piano Competition of Nikolai Medtner in St Petersburg. Drew has played in many of London's most prestigious concert halls including the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, St James's Church, Piccadilly, and in the Inner Temple Young Emerging Artist Series. He has played to many distinguished pianists including Idil Beret, Vladimir Tropp, and Angela Hewitt. He acknowledges the generous support from the Hampshire Foundation for Young Musicians. Upcoming concerts include a recital in St James's Church, Piccadilly. Drew became a Young Steinway Artist in April 2016.