Adam Swanson is the foremost young ragtime enthusiast in the United States. He has been performing since he was ten years old and graduated with a bachelor's in classical piano and a master's degree in musicology at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University in 2015. Between 2008 and 2015, he became the only four-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest. Adam made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall whe he was nineteen. This is Adam's first Australian trip.
The name Scott Joplin will be known to may people; others may know of James Scott or Joesph Lamb. However these three, considered to be the finest three classic ragtime composers, were joined by over 1,000 others, some of whom only ever had one ragtime composition published. Much of this music languishes unplayed, until now.
This performance will be on Wednesday 24 October at 7.30pm