In 2019 two albums with Carl Petersson will be released. One with largely unknown piano music by Ludwig van Beethoven, among other the composers own transcription of his "Battle Symphony" for piano and two cannons! The other album will contain Friedrich Burgmüllers etudes Op.100 & 109.
2016 saw the Canadian and U.S. premiere of the "Concerto Sopra Grieg" by Helge Evju with performances together with Kerry Stratton's Toronto Concert Orchestra at the Liberty Grand in Toronto and the Buffalo Philharmonic with JoAnn Falletta conducting.
Meantime Carl was invited to give masterclasses and lectures at University of Toronto and the New England Conservatory in Boston.
The album with Contemporary Danish Piano Music was chosen as the best classical pick in the German "Piano News" magazine. It continues to produce great media attention around the world.
Carl will be performing and speaking at the 2016 edition of the Canadian festival "Music and Beyond" with performances at, among other places, the National Arts Gallery in Ottawa.
Together with Canadian conductor Kerry Stratton and the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, SOČR in Prague, Carl recorded the revision made by Percy Grainger of Edvard Griegs famous piano concerto along with a completed version of Griegs unfinished second piano concerto made by Norwegian composer Helge Evju. The album is going to be released by NAXOS/Grand Piano in april 2015.
Carl is currently preparing a CD with danish contemporary composers. The disc will be out early 2015 and it will contain music by Per Nørgård, Lars Bisgaard, Finn Lykkebo and Karsten Fundal. The cover will be made by Dagmar Glemme.
Carl Petersson is since 2014 together with Swedish pianist and prof. Staffan Scheja and pianist Ha-Young Sul, one of the boardmembers for the Gothenburg Piano Festival.
Carl Petersson has been invited to perform eight concerts in China during an extensive tour in 2015. Carl will among other perform in Beijing, Shanghai, and Zongshan. During the tour Petersson will also visit universities to teach, lecture and have master classes.
>Stay tuned for a more detailed concert calendar.