Masterclass with Lisa Moore
Friday 12 August 2016
Level 3, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers you the opportunity to attend a masterclass with acclaimed pianist, Lisa Moore. You are invited to witness her working with talented students, workshopping techniques to perfect their craft in an ‘open lesson’ format.
The New York Times writes ‘Lisa Moore, an Australian pianist long based in and around New York, has always been a natural, compelling storyteller’. TimeOut New York describes her as ‘the wonderfully lyrical pianist’. Lisa Moore has released 9 solo discs (Cantaloupe, Tall Poppies, Orange Mountain) and over 30 collaborative discs (Sony, Nonesuch, DG, BMG, New World, ABC Classics, Albany, New Albion, Starkland, Harmonia Mundi). She has performed with a diverse range of musicians and artists – the London Sinfonietta, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York City Ballet, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Steve Reich Ensemble, American Composers Orchestra, So Percussion, Ensemble Signal, Australian Chamber Orchestra, TwoSense, Grand Band and the Paul Dresher Double Duo.
Moore’s festival performances include Lincoln Center, BAM, Graz, Tanglewood, Huddersfield, Paris d’Automne, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, BBC Proms, Southbank, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne Metropolis, Israel and Warsaw in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, La Scala, Carnegie Hall and the Musikverein. As featured soloist Moore has performed concertos with the London Sinfonietta, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Wesleyan Orchestra and Sumarsam Gamelan, Albany, La Jolla, Sydney, Tasmania, Thai and Canberra Symphony Orchestras, Philharmonia Virtuosi and the Queensland Philharmonic – under the batons of Bradley Lubman, Steve Schick, Richard Mills, Reinbert de Leeuw, Jorge Mester, and Angel Gil-Ordonez.
Lisa studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music from 1976-80 with Albert Landa and Sonya Hanke. From 1992-2008 Lisa Moore was the founding pianist for the electro-acoustic sextet The Bang On A Can All-Stars – winner of Musical America’s 2005 Ensemble of the Year Award. Lisa has worked with composers ranging from Iannis Xenakis, Elliot Carter, Philip Glass and Frederic Rzewski to Ornette Coleman, David Lang, Meredith Monk, Thurston Moore, Hannah Lash and Martin Bresnick. Moore teaches at the Yale-Norfolk Summer Festival. Lisa Moore is a Steinway artist. www.lisamoore.org
- Free, bookings not required.