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Lisa Moore, piano

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 NY describes her as ‘the wonderfully lyrical pianist’. Lisa Moore has ten solo discs (labels: Cantaloupe, Orange Mountain Music, Irreverence Group Music, Bandcamp, Tall Poppies) ranging from Leoš Janáçek to Philip Glass. Her 2016 disc The Stone People (Cantaloupe) made The New York Times Top Classical Albums and the 2017 Naxos Critics’ Choice. Lisa Moore has recorded over thirty 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, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, So Percussion, Ensemble Signal, Australian Chamber Orchestra, TwoSense, Grand Band, and the Paul Dresher Double Duo.

Lisa Moore’s festival performances include Lincoln Center, BAM Next Wave, Big Ears, Tanglewood, Gilmore, Chautauqua, Huddersfield, Paris d’Automne, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, BBC Proms, Southbank, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne Metropolis, Graz, Vienna, 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, Albany Symphony, La Jolla Symphony, Sydney Symphony, Tasmania Symphony, Thai National, Monash MAPA, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Virtuosi, Wesleyan University Orchestra-Sumarsam Gamelan, and the Queensland Philharmonic. She has performed under the batons of David Robertson, Leonard Bernstein, Bradley Lubman, Steven Schick, Benjamin Northey, Richard Mills, Reinbert de Leeuw, Jorge Mester, and Angel Gil-Ordonez.

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 over 200 composers – ranging from Iannis Xenakis, Elliot Carter, Philip Glass and Frederic Rzewski to Ornette Coleman,Martin Bresnick, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, Meredith Monk, Thurston Moore, Hannah Lash, and Missy Mazzoli.

Lisa Moore coaches at the Yale-Norfolk Festival New Music Workshop and as a regular guest at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne.

Lisa Moore is a Steinway Artist. www.lisamoore.org