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Lisa Moore

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Piano, Festival Artist Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Award(s): Naxos Critics’ Choice (2017), The New York Times Top Classical Albums 2016, Musical America’s Ensemble of the Year Award with Bang On A Can All-Stars (2005), Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition Silver Medal (1981)

Lisa Moore

Australian pianist Lisa Moore, described by The New York Times as “brilliant and searching” and by The New Yorker as “New York’s queen of avant-garde piano,” has collaborated with a large and diverse range of musicians and artists, from classical orchestras and ballets to new music ensembles. From 1992 to 2008, she was the founding pianist for the Bang On A Can All-Stars, and has premiered over 200 works. Moore has released ten solo CDs and more than 30 ensemble CDs on a variety of labels to much acclaim. Finally, as an artistic curator she designed Australia’s Canberra International Music Festival Sounds Alive ’08 series.

Moore spends a week each summer at the Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival as a piano coach for the New Music Workshop. Outside of Yale, she is also a regular guest at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. Moore holds music degrees from the University of Illinois, Eastman School of Music, and SUNY Stonybrook, where she studied with Gilbert Kalish. Lisa Moore is a Steinway Artist.

Performances
Lincoln Center, BAM Next Wave Festival, Big Ears Festival, Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Chautauqua Institution, AIMS Graz, Tanglewood Music Center, Paris d’Automne, BBC Proms, Wien Modern

Recordings
Orange Mountain Music, Cantaloupe Music, Tall Poppies, Irreverence Group Music, Bandcamp, Sony, Nonesuch, Deutsche Gramophone, BMG, New World, ABC Classics, Albany, Starkland, Harmonia Mundi, New Albion