Pianist Craig Sheppard celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy with a performance of Estampes, Images, Books I and II, and the Twelve Etudes.
Claude Debussy: Reflections in the Water
Images, Books I and II
Craig Sheppard, piano
Professor of Piano Craig Sheppard joined the faculty of the School of Music of the University of Washington in 1993 after living twenty years in London. Known for his ebullience and passion at the keyboard, allied to a technical mastery and deep commitment to both scholarly and historic perspectives, Sheppard continues to enjoy a highly successful international concert career that has spanned over forty years.
A much sought after pedagogue, Sheppard’s students in both Europe and in the US have won numerous local, national and international competitions over the years. A number of former students hold positions at universities throughout the US, Europe and Asia. With his colleague, Dr. Robin McCabe, Sheppard is co-founder of the Seattle Summer Piano Institute at the University of Washington, held every summer at the School of Music for a group of sixteen gifted young pianists from around the world.
Craig Sheppard’s CDs can be found on the Roméo, AT-Berlin, Philips, Sony, and Chandos labels.