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Melbourne, Australia (Glass Piano Works with Lisa Moore)
April 20, 2017
Thursday 20 April 2017 6pm
This concert is set in-the-round. Seating in the Salon is general admission.
Our Evenings is a journey through worlds of imagery, memory, intimacy and song.
‘Ms. Moore phrased with a breathlike lyricism…she showed her capacity for illuminating character, most vividly in a haughty, preening Vogel als Prophet.’ The New York Times
Pianist Lisa Moore presents piano miniatures, etudes, preludes and works of extraordinary beauty and emotional power – music composed by some of our most beloved composers.
This ‘wonderfully lyrical pianist’ (Time Out NY) guides the listener across a tableau of expressive romanticism into the bold modern era, performing music by Schumann, Janácek, Debussy, Scriabin, Philip Glass (for his 80th birthday and Lisa’s Mad Rush CD) and a new work from her latest CD The Stone People – ‘Sliabh Beagh’ by Australia’s Kate Moore (for a singing pianist).
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre
On an Overgrown Path
Piano Etudes No.5, No.7 & No.9
Prelude Op.11 No.5 Andante cantabile
Etude Op.2 No.1 Andante
Prelude Op.33 No.3
Prelude Op.48 No.2 Poetico con delizio
Prelude Op.74 No.3 Allegro drammatico
Etude Op.65. No.3 Molto vivace
Preludes, Book II
Bird as Prophet
They Chattered Like Swallows
*commissioned by Lisa Moore with assistance from the Australia Council