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2017 Fall Season:

September 19 (Tue.), 2017, 10:00PM

Guest on “Between the Keys With Jed Distler” on WWFM

“Moonlighting,” discussing Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 in C-sharp Minor

Link


September 21 (Thur.), 2017, 8:00PM

Montclair, NJ

Faculty Recital

Works of Schumann and Liszt

Leshowitz Recital Hall, John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University

Link


October 19 (Thur.), 2017, 7:30PM

New York, NY

Lecture-Concert: The Lives of the Piano: The Piano and the Four Elements

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music

link


December 17 (Sun.), 2017, 1:30PM

Suffern, NY

Recital

Suffern Free Library Concert Series

Works of Schubert, Chopin and Liszt

link





Past Events, Spring 2017 Season:

February 9 (Thu.), 2017, 7:30PM

New York, NY

Lecture-Concert: The Lives of the Piano: The Piano and Scott Joplin

Works of Joplin, “Fats” Waller, Gershwin, Debussy, Lamb, Bolcom, Smit, Horowitz, Albeniz

Performers: Melissa Coppola, Michael Crowley, Robert Dvorkin, Eric Hunter, Han Lee, Robbie Lee, Ava Nazar, David Witten, Yashar Yaslowitz

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music

Link


March 1 (Wed.), 2017, 10:30AM

Pompton Valley Music Teachers Association (PVMTA)

Lecture on Schumann Fantasie Op. 17 - Technique, characteristics and its connection to other smaller works by Schumann

Link


March 5 (Sun.), 2017, 3PM

Chicago, IL

PianoForte Concert Series

Solo Recital

Link


March 14-16, 2017

New York, NY

Recording Session, Schumann Fantasie Op. 17 and Liszt Sonata in B minor S.178

Yamaha Artist Salon, 689 Fifth Ave.


April 13 (Thur.), 10:30AM

New York, NY

Piano Teachers Congress of New York Professional Workshop

Lecture: “Interpreting Beethoven’s Markings in the Piano Sonatas”

Yamaha Artist Salon, 689 Fifth Ave.

Link


April 29 (Sat.), 3:30PM (masterclass) and 5:30PM (recital)

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Masterclass Series inaugural season

Masterclass and Recital

Link


May 26 (Fri.), 10AM

Westport, CT

The Schubert Club of Fairfield County Concert Lecture Series

Lecture: Schumann Fantasie Op. 17

Link


June 3-5, 2017

Masterclasses, lectures and recitals

Guangzhou University School of Music and Dance


June 6 (Tue.), 2017, 10AM

Guangzhou, China

Lecture, “The Recorded Legacy of Great Pianists”

Yohayi Piano World

Guangzhou Opera House





2015-16 Season:

September 25-26 2015, Red Deer, AB, Canada

Alberta Piano Teachers Association Conference

Headline performer and clinician at the annual Alberta Piano Teachers Association Conference

Solo Recital

Masterclasses

Lectures on “Women at the Keyboard: Historical Recordings of Great Pianists,” Understanding Beethoven’s Score Indications,” “Humor in Music, Seriously”

APTA 2015 Conference


October 9, 2015, Weston, CT

Schubert Club of Fairfield County

Lecture-Performance, “Moussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition: A Musical Promenade”

Schubert Club Concert Lecture Series


October 15, 2015, Kent, OH

Kent State University

Skype Lecture on “Interpreting Beethoven’s Score Indications in the Piano Sonatas”

Kent State University School of Music


October 24 2015, New York, NY

DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Solo Recital

5@5 at DiMenna Recital Series


October 29, 2015, New York, NY

Greenfield Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music

The Lives of the Piano: The Piano and Art

A lecture-concert on the influence of the visual and literary arts in piano music.  Presenting students, faculty and friends of the Manhattan School of Music.  Commentary by Lisa Yui.

Manhattan School of Music Concert Calendar


February 9, 2016, New York, NY

Greenfield Recital Hall, Manhattan School of Music

The Lives of the Piano: The Piano and Counterpoint

A lecture-concert on the influence of music of the Baroque in Classical, Romantic and Contemporary piano music.  Presenting students, faculty and friends of the Manhattan School of Music.  Commentary by Lisa Yui.

Manhattan School of Music Concert Calendar


February 19-20, 2016, Kirksville, MO

Truman State University

Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall

Solo recital, jury member of competition

Truman State University Department of Music


March 12, 2016, Bronxville, NY

Midland Concert Series

Solo Recital

Works of Schumann and Liszt

Bronxville Women’s Club


March 24, 2016, New York, NY

American Liszt Society

Piano Salon, Yamaha Artist Services

Solo Recital

Works of Schumann and Liszt

American Liszt Society NY/NJ Chapter Concert Calendar

Yamaha Artist Services, Inc.




2013-14 Season:


August 2013

Video recording sessions for DVD/Blu-ray, “Lisa Yui Plays 4 Beethoven Sonatas: Performance and Commentary (Winter 2013 release)

Borden Auditorium, New York, NY


October 20 (Sunday) 2013, 5:00 p.m.

John J. Cali School of Music Faculty play J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II

Leshowitz Hall at Montclair State University, John J. Cali School of Music


October 24 (Thursday) 2013, 7:30 p.m.

The Lives of the Piano concert series

Wagner and Verdi at 200: A Celebration

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)


October 31 2013

Masterclasses at King’s University College

Edmonton, AB, Canada


November 1 2013

Recital and Masterclasses at King’s University College

Edmonton, AB, Canada


November 5 2013

Masterclasses at University of Alberta

Edmonton, AB, Canada


January 19 (Sunday) 2014, New York, NY

Beethoven: Choral Fantasia Op. 80 (arranged for Piano, Organ and Chorus by Bradley Brookshire)

Park Avenue Methodist Church


February 14 (Friday) 2014, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

Featured Guest Artist/Teacher for the fifth annual The Art of Piano Conference

Solo Recital

click here for more information


February 15 (Saturday) 2014, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

Featured Guest Artist/Teacher for the fifth annual Art of Piano Conference

Masterclasses and Lecture

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February 20 (Thursday) 2014, 7:30 p.m., New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano Concert-Lecture Series

“The Piano and Fantasies”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)


March 8 (Saturday) 2014, 7:30 p.m., Eastchester, NY

Soirées musicales Concert Series

Craftsman Piano

452 White Plains Rd.


March 16 (Saturday) 2014, Summit, NJ

Lile Hall Concert Series

Christ Church Summit (click here for directions)


April 3 (Thursday) 2014, New York, NY

Lisa Yui Plays 4 Beethoven Sonatas video launch

Yamaha Artist Services, 3rd Floor Piano Salon (directions)

More information TBA

Click here for more information on video


April 6 (Sunday) 2014, New York, NY

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms (Finale - arranged for Piano, Organ, Percussion and Chorus by Bradley Brookshire)

Park Avenue Methodist Church


May 17 (Saturday) 2014, Budapest, Hungary

Matinée Concert at Liszt Museum


May 19 (Monday) 2014, Budapest, Hungary

Performance at the Embassy of Canada

50th Anniversary of Canada-Hungary Diplomatic Relations


May 20 (Tuesday) 2014, Budapest, Hungary

Masterclass at Szent Istvan Kiraly Pre-College Music Conservatory


June 13 (Friday) 2014, Montclair, NJ 1:00 p.m.

Taubman Festival 2014, Guest Lecturer: "Influence, Imitation and Improvement: Norma Fantasies of Thalberg and Liszt."

John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University


June 13 (Friday) 2014, Montclair, NJ 2:15 p.m.

Taubman Festival 2014, Guest Panelist, “Teaching with Taubman Concepts” with Frank Levy and Sondra Tammam


June 14 (Saturday) 2014, Nyack, NY 7:30 p.m.

Recital at the Hudson River Pianofest


July 15 (Tuesday) 2014, 8:00 p.m., Princeton, NJ

Recital at the Golandsky Summer Symposium

click here to visit the Seminar website


October 17-26 (Thursday) 2014, Mississauga, ON

The Fourth Canadian Chopin Piano Competition - jury member


October 31 (Thursday) 2014, New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano Concert-Lecture Series

“The Piano and Beethoven Symphonies 5 & 7”


February 2015, New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano Concert-Lecture Series

“The Piano and the Machine”

Program TBA



2012-13 Season:

June 2 (Saturday) 2012 7:30 p.m., Nyack, NY

Carnegie Room Concerts (click here for more information and directions)

A wonderful concert series directed by my formidable friend, Yashar Yaslowitz, at the lovely performance space in the Nyack Library.


June 7 (Thursday) 2012 New York, NY

RemoteLesson Demonstration between YASI and Dallas, TX for theLeague of American Orchestras Conference

Another RemoteLesson demonstration (read more about it here).  I’ll be performing, speaking about the RL, and giving a brief masterclass to a student in Dallas - all from the comforts of Yamaha Artist Services in Manhattan!


June 23 (Saturday) 2012 5:30 p.m., Budapest, Hungary

Recital in Bela Bartok Memorial House,

A recital in Bartok’s home.  Very, very honored. 


June 25 (Monday) 2012 3:00 p.m., Budapest, Hungary

Masterclass at Szent Istvan Kiraly Pre-College Music Conservatory


June 30 (Saturday) 2012 11:00 a.m. Budapest, Hungary

Recital in the Liszt Museum

Weber: Sonata No. 1 in C Major

Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”

Liszt: Réminiscences de “Norma”

Performing Liszt surrounded by Liszt memorabilia, in his native country.....  I’m already trembling with excitement!


October 11 (Thursday) 2012, 8:00 p.m. Montclair, NJ

Recital at John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair University

All-Beethoven Program:

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight”

Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10 No. 2

Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”

My first faculty recital at Cali in the beautiful Leshowitz Recital Hall.  I haven’t played an all-Beethoven recital in years, I’m so looking forward to it!


October 13 (Saturday) 2012, 7:30 p.m., Nyack, NY

A Three-Part All-Ravel Series for the Carnegie Room Series at the Nyack Library

The Lives of the Piano series travels to Nyack!  An all-Ravel program presenting multiple pianists, each work introduced by yours truly.  Programs #2 and #3 on November 10 and December 1

Program #1: Light

RAVEL Jeux d'eau 

LISZT Les Jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este

RAVEL Sonatine 

RAVEL Miroirs

  Noctuelles 

  Oiseaux tristes

  Une barque sur l'océan 

  Alborada del gracioso 

  La vallée des cloches 

     

Lisa Yui, piano

Angelo Rondello, piano

Marika Bournaki, piano

Kathy Tagg, piano  

Ming Xie, piano


October 17 (Wednesday) 2012, 8:00 p.m. New York, NY

Yamaha 3-wayRemoteLesson demonstration - performance, lesson demonstration

Between Yamaha Artist Services (New York City)

Millersville University Ware Center (Lancaster, PA)

Kutztown University (Kutztown, PA)


October 25 (Thursday) 2012, 7:30 p.m. New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano concert series “The Piano and The East”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)

The twelfth season of the series (already!).  In the spirit of MSM’s theme for the 2012-’13 season, “China and Harlem,” the theme for the first LoP concert of the season is “The Piano and the East.”


November 2 (Friday) 2012, 7:00 p.m., Tokyo, Japan

Recital for Charity Event at the Oscar Peterson Auditorium, Canadian Embassy

All-Beethoven Program:

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight”

Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10 No. 2

Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”


November 10 (Saturday) 2012, 7:30 p.m., Nyack, NY

A Three-Part All-Ravel Series for the Carnegie Room Series at the Nyack Library

The Lives of the Piano series travels to Nyack!  An all-Ravel program presenting multiple pianists, each work introduced by yours truly.  Program #3 on December 1

Program #2: Dark

RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte 

RAVEL Sérénade grotesque

RAVEL Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn 

RAVEL À la manière de Borodine 

RAVEL À la manière de Chabrier 

DEBUSSY Ondine 

BALAKIREV Islamey

RAVEL Gaspard de la nuit 

 

Chen-Shen Fan, piano

Heegan Lee, piano

Azusa Ueno, piano

He Ren, piano

Yinfei Wang, piano

Jeong-Yoon, piano

Sandro Russo, piano


November 14 (Wednesday), 6:00 p.m., New York, NY

Panelist for “Setting the Stage” Series at Manhattan School of Music

Organized by the MSM Center for Music Entrepreneurship

Miller Recital Hall


November 18 (Sunday), 2:30 p.m., New York, NY

Recital for the Sunday Concert Series at Park Avenue United Methodist Church

106 East 86 Street

All-Beethoven Program:

Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight”

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10 No. 2

Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”

A fund-raising recital at the stunning Park Avenue United Methodist Church.


December 1 (Saturday) 2012, 7:30 p.m., Nyack, NY

A Three-Part All-Ravel Series for the Carnegie Room Series at the Nyack Library

The Lives of the Piano series travels to Nyack!  An all-Ravel program presenting multiple pianists, each work introduced by yours truly.

Program #3: Dance 

RAVEL Le tombeau de Couperin

RAVEL Valses nobles et sentimentales 

RAVEL La Valse 

 

Ruiqi Fang, piano

Azusa Ueno, piano

Ben Laude, piano

Oxana Mikhailova, piano


December 12 (Wednesday) 2012, New York, NY

Yamaha RemoteLive lecture-recital recording session at Yamaha Artist Services (broadcast date and time TBA)


February 21 (Thursday) 2013, 7:30 p.m., New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano concert series “The Piano and Jazz”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)

The twelfth season of the series (already!).  In the spirit of MSM’s theme for the 2012-’13 season, “China and Harlem,” the theme for the first LoP concert of the season is “The Piano and Jazz.”


March 23 (Saturday) 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Carnegie Room Concerts (click here for more information and directions)

All-Beethoven Program:

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight”

Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10 No. 2

Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”


March 29 (Friday) 2013

Yamaha RemoteLesson Promotional Video shoot


April 7 (Sunday) 2013, Wallingford, CT

Masterclass at Choate Rosemary Hall


June 29 (Saturday) 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Carnegie Room Concerts (click here for more information and directions)

All-Beethoven Program:

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”

Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight”

Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10 No. 2

Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”


2011-12 Season:

October 13 (Thursday) 2011, 7:00 p.m., New York, NY

CD Launch Event (performance, conversations and reception)

Conversation with author, music and theatre historian, Dr. Mark Ringer (link to wikipedia article)

Yamaha Artist Services, 689 Fifth Ave. 3rd Floor Piano Salon

Please e-mail to RSVP

Click here for directions

Click here for more information on the CD


October 20 (Thursday) 2011, 7:30 p.m., New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano concert series “The Piano and Rachmaninoff x 2: Works for Two Pianos”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)

Program:

Suite No. 2 (Jerry Wong and Lisa Yui)

Suite No. 1 (Juyoung Park, Yinfei Wang)

Russian Rhapsody (Ray Wong, Whitney Pizza)

Symphonic Dances (Anna Petrova, Jeong Yoon Lee; Guining Xu, Silvie Cheng; Iulia Marin, Heegan Lee)


November 17 (Thursday) 2011, 9:45 a.m., Madison, NJ

Concert-Lecture for the Music Educators of New Jersey

Madison Public Library Auditorium

(Program TBA)


November 20 (Sunday) 2011, 2 p.m., Pearl River, NY

Solo recital for Hudson Valley Piano Club series

Schubert: Drei Klaveirstücke D. 946

Liszt: “Rigoletto” Concert Paraphrase

Weber: Les Adieux: fantasie

Liszt: Réminiscences de “Norma”


January 19-21 (Thurs.-Sat.) 2012, New York, NY & Anaheim, CA

Remote Lesson demonstration for the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show between Yamaha Artist Services in New York City and the Anaheim National Convention Center in Anaheim, CA

1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. each day


February 16 (Thursday) 2012, 7:30 p.m., New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano concert series “The Piano and Debussy: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of His Birth”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)

Program TBA


March 7 (Wednesday) 2012 10 a.m.

Rockland County Music Teachers Guild (link)

Masterclass and Lecture

(more information TBA)


March 20 (Tuesday) 2012, Toronto, ON

University of Toronto

Lecture on the music of Dussek and Weber


March 21 (Wednesday) 2012, 7-9 p.m., Toronto, ON

University of Toronto

Masterclass


March 27 (Tuesday) 2012, 1:30 p.m., Hamilton, ON

McMaster Lunchtime Concert Series (link)

Program:

Weber: Sonata No. 1 in C Major Op. 24

Schubert: Klavierstücke D. 946, No. 2

Debussy: L'Isle joyeuse

Liszt: Rigoletto Concert Paraphrase


April 20 (Friday) 2012, 5:00 p.m., New York, NY

RemoteLesson Demonstration at the Pennsylvania Music Educators

Association Conference between Yamaha Artist Services in New York City and Millersville University, PA


April 27 (Friday) 2012, New York, NY

Final Round of the Ensemble 212 Young Artist Competition (link)

Director and Jury Member

Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church

More information TBA


May 6 (Sunday) 2012, Hudson Valley, New York

Piano Salon for Hudson Valley Piano Club

more information TBA


Previous Performances during the 2010-11 Season:

October 21 (Thursday) 7:30 p.m., New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano concert series “The Piano and TEN!: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Series”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music

program TBA


October 28 (Thursday)

Finals for Ensemble 212 Young Artist Competition for Viola, Director

Click here for more information and to download application form


November 29 (Monday) 1:00 p.m.

Masterclass at Montclair University John J. Cali School of Music


December 16-18, Paris, France

Recording session in Paris, France, for upcoming CD, Integral label

Works of Carl Maria von Weber and Jan Ladislav Dussek

Using the Yamaha concert grand model CFX


February 6 (Sunday) 2 p.m., Pearl River, NY

Solo recital for Hudson Valley Piano Club series

RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 20, 2011


February 15 (Tuesday) 11:15 a.m., New York, NY

Pianologue Series at Nyack Manhattan College

361 Broadway, 6th floor Room #600 (map)

Liszt: Réminiscences de “Norma”

Dussek: Tableau on the Situation of Marie Antoinette

Moussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition


February 17 (Thursday) 7:30 p.m., New York, NY

The Lives of the Piano concert series “The Piano and Liszt: Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of His Birth”

Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music (map)

120 Claremont Avenue (entrance on NW corner of Broadway and W. 122 street)

program TBA


February 28-March 4, New York, NY

Preliminaries and Semi-Finals for Ensemble 212 Young Artist Competition for Piano, Director & Jury Member

Yamaha Artist Services, Inc.

Click here for more information and to download application form


March 21 (Monday) 8:00 p.m., Cleveland, MS
Lecture-Recital at Delta State University

Beethoven: Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 in C-sharp Minor “Moonlight”

Schubert: Drei Klaveirstücke D. 946

Liszt: “Rigoletto” Concert Paraphrase

Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat Minor

Liszt: Réminiscences de “Norma”


March 21 (Monday) 8:00 p.m., Cleveland, MS

Masterclasses at Delta State University


April 17 (Sunday), 5 p.m., Kent, OH

Solo and Duo recital with Jerry Wong

Part of the Kent Keyboard Series at Kent State University

Program:

Mozart-Busoni: Overture to “The Magic Flute” (Jerry Wong, Lisa Yui)

Verdi-Liszt: “Rigoletto” Concert Paraphrase (Lisa Yui)

Bellini-Liszt: Réminiscences de “Norma” (Lisa Yui)

Beethoven: Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 “Moonlight” (Lisa Yui)

Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos (Lisa Yui, Jerry Wong)


May 20 (Friday) 2011, 1 p.m.

Lecture-Performance at Hudson River PianoFest

Franz Liszt and the Theatrical

(click here for more information)


May 20 (Friday) 2011, 2:15 p.m.

Masterclasses for the Hudson River PianoFest

(click here for more information)


May 26 (Thursday) 2011

Finals for Ensemble 212 Young Artist Competition for Piano, Director & Jury Member

Click here for more information and to download application form


May 28 (Saturday) 2011 7:30 p.m., Nyack, NY

Carnegie Room Concerts (click here for more information and directions)

Weber: Sonata No. 1 in C Major

Dussek: Tableau Marie Antoinette

Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat Minor

Verdi-Liszt: “Rigoletto” Concert Paraphrase

Bellini-Liszt: Réminiscences de “Norma”


June 9 (Thursday) 2011, 7:30 p.m., Paris, France

CD Launch at Théâtre du Châtelet (see photos)


June 20-July 5 2011, Montréal, PC, Canada

Jury member for the Canadian Music Competition (CMC), National Finals

Salle de Concert - Conservatoire de musique de Montréal

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July 11 (Monday) 2011, 4:30 p.m., Princeton, N.J.

Lecture Performance on the music of Dussek and Weber

The Golandsky Institute Summer Symposium at Princeton University

(click here for more information)