[ Piano ]

Lisa Moore

Australian pianist Lisa Moore has been described as “brilliant and searching” (The New York Times) and “New York’s queen of avant-garde piano” (The New Yorker). She has collaborated with a large and diverse range of musicians and artists – the London Sinfonietta, Bang on a Can, New York City Ballet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, American Composers Orchestra, So Percussion, and Signal among others. Among her festival appearances are BAM, Crash, Graz, Tanglewood, Paris d’Automne, Shanghai, BBC Proms, Sydney, Spoleto, Israel and Warsaw. Moore has released seven solo discs (Cantaloupe Music and Tall Poppies) and over 30 collaborative discs (Sony, Nonesuch, DG, BMG, New World, ABC Classics, Albany, Starkland and New Albion).

Lisa Moore won the Silver Medal in the 1981 Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition. From 1992 through 2008 she was the founding pianist for the Bang On A Can All-Stars, winner of Musical America’s 2005 Ensemble of the Year Award. She has collaborated with composers ranging from Elliot Carter and Frederic Rzewski to Ornette Coleman, Meredith Monk and Martin Bresnick . As an artistic curator Moore directed Australia’s Canberra International Music Festival 2008 Sounds Alive series. Lisa Moore teaches at Wesleyan University and as a regular guest at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne.