Sebastian Knauer began playing piano at the age of 4. A perennial competition prize winner, Knauer gave his concerto debut at the age of 13, performing Haydn’s D Major Piano Concerto in the Hamburg Musikhalle, followed by his international debut as part of the European Concert series for Italy’s national public broadcasting company in Venice. He has performed around the world in major concert halls with some of the finest orchestras and conductors of the day, and also tours regularly with his duo partner Daniel Hope. Knauer has been a regular contributor to the SMF chamber music series since 2004, and is also a longtime recital series favorite.
J.S. Bach Prelude & Fugue No. 4 in C-sharp minor, BWV 849
J.S. Bach English Suite No. 2 A minor, BWV 807
Satie Selections from Gymnopédies & Gnossiennes
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue for solo piano