In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue, Savannah Music Festival favorite Sebastian Knauer brings a program of American music anchored by the solo piano version of the celebrated composition. Knauer has appeared in almost every season of SMF since 2004 in roles including recitalist, soloist, conductor and chamber musician. He began playing piano at age 4 and made his debut at the age of 14 at the Laeiszhalle in his hometown of Hamburg, Germany. In 2012, Knauer founded the Mozart@Augsburg Festival. He is also the Artistic Director of the Internationale Musikfestwoche in Bad Berleburg and the Beethoven Festival in Aachen.
PIANOS BY STEINWAY & SONS
Four Piano Blues
Songbook (18 Songs)
Three Quarter Blues
Rhapsody in Blue (for Solo Piano)