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So far Lisa Moore has created 20 blog entries.

April 2016

Sonograma (Catalan) Stone People review!

By |April 26th, 2016|

Sonograma writes: “These three pieces of Adams – Tukiliit, Among Red Mountainsand Nunatcks- are perhaps the highlight of the recording, treated with delicious expressiveness and impeccable playing technique for the Australian, who reveals a suggestive Adams, majestic even in these miniatures. Throughout the album, the pianist uses a panoply of musical scenes in a well-balanced repertoire section: from the […]

The New York Times and Ishi’s Song

By |April 12th, 2016|

April 3 2016 “On her most recent album, “The Stone People,” the pianist Lisa Moore sings and plays Martin Bresnick’s hypnotic “Ishi’s Song,” a setting of a chant by the last member of the Yahi, who died in 1916…His setting begins with the pianist’s simultaneously singing and […]

New York Times calls Lisa the “deft soloist” in Hannah Lash’s new piano etudes

By |April 10th, 2016|

The Hannah Lash Composer Portrait concert April 7th @ Miller Theatre, The New York Times writes this: “The pianist Lisa Moore was the deft soloist in the premiere of “Six Etudes and a Dream,” whose seven vividly scored movements included mournful, slow melodies and virtuosic flurries in the highest register of the keyboard.”

San Francisco Chronicle claps for The Stone People “elegance and fervor”

By |April 10th, 2016|

San Francisco Chronicle
3 Apr 2016

If you’re going to make a grand piano thunder and clang, you have to be able to do it with the elegance and fervor that pianist Lisa Moore brings to the task. About half of her formidable new release is devoted to […]

March 2016

Newsflash Stone People CD review from down under

By |March 10th, 2016|

The Music Trust review is out – composer Gordon Kerry writes “For me another abiding memory of the 1990s was hearing Lisa Moore give the premiere of Michael Smetanin’s Stroke in the admittedly over-resonant acoustics of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Moore has largely specialised in new music, of course, both as soloist and member […]

February 2016

Interview with

By |February 27th, 2016|

Lisa Moore is more than just a seminal New York pianist who founded the iconic Bang on a Can All-Stars. Her dynamic performances incorporate elemental designs that help her channel a unique flow in the way she plays the instrument”

Have a quick read of this recent interview with Lisa and here

Watch Live – WQXR Classical Beer Jam “Mad Rush” performance!

By |February 27th, 2016|

on Feb 25 WQXR’s Matt Abramovitz hosted an amazing, hilarious night down at the Greene Space WQXR.

Watch the whole thing here

New CD “The Stone People” gets rave review & WQXR Q2 radio “CD of the week”

By |February 18th, 2016|

“What all these pieces have in common is the use of simple, even elemental materials to gesture at something awe-inspiringly vast: the far-off horizon, the passage of years or the incalculable human soul”

From the Elemental to the Incalculable in Lisa Moore’s ‘The Stone People’

Monday, February 15, 2016

“Soft Loud” review from Bread and Salt in San Diego

By |February 12th, 2016|

Lisa Moore extraordinary in Fresh Sound series kickoff

Avant-garde pianist unleashes musical sensitivity and theatrical intelligence Thursday at Bread and Salt in Barrio Logan

Lisa Moore pic by Tim Moore stromlo14

More, please. 

Actually, make that more Moore, please.

That was the enthusiastic consensus of those […]

Philip Glass Concerto no.2 rave review and standing ovation with La Jolla Symphony Orchestra!

By |February 12th, 2016|

San Diego Union Tribune Feb 8th 2015

The audience favorite was Philip Glass’ Piano Concerto No. 2, composed in 2004 to mark the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Soloist Lisa Moore was stunning in this constantly busy part, laying down an oscillating or arpeggiated foundation over which other instruments sounded. […]