Described as “beautiful and impassioned” (The New York Times) Lisa Moore’s playing combines music, theatre and emotional power - whether in the delivery of the simplest song, a solo show or the most challenging chamber score.
Crowned "New York's queen of avant-garde piano" (The New Yorker) the Australian pianist has performed with a large and diverse range of musicians – the London Sinfonietta, Bang on a Can, Steve Reich Ensemble, New York City Ballet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, American Composers Orchestra, So Percussion, Signal, Australian Chamber Orchestra, TwoSense and the Paul Dresher Double Duo. Moore’s festival performances include Lincoln Center, BAM, Crash, Graz, Tanglewood, Huddersfield, Paris d'Automne, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, BBC Proms, Southbank, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Israel and Warsaw.
She has released 6 solo discs (Cantaloupe, Tall Poppies) and over 30 collaborative discs (Sony, Nonesuch, DG, BMG, New World, ABC Classics, Albany, New Albion). From 1992-2008 Lisa Moore was the founding pianist for the electro-acoustic sextet Bang On A Can All-Stars - winner of Musical America's 2005 Ensemble of the Year Award. She has collaborated with composers ranging from Iannis Xenakis, Elliot Carter and Ornette Coleman to Meredith Monk, Phillip Glass and Frederic Rzewski. As an artistic curator Moore produced Australia's Canberra International Music Festival Sounds Alive ‘08 series. Moore teaches at the Yale-Norfolk Summer Festival and at Wesleyan University.
Lisa Moore appears in the following:
Monday, July 28, 2014
This week on Hammered!, pianist and guest host Lisa Moore takes on the summer head-on, with some of the hottest keyboard performances around. Join her each morning for music from a diverse grab bag of 20th and 21st Century compositional voices as performed by today's leading performers.
Monday, July 21, 2014
The Hammered! Summer Swing continues this week with music that beats the heat and joins a new vortex of spiraling musical ripples. Grab your iced tea, a blueberry scone, your preferred listening device and join guest host Lisa Moore weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, July 14, 2014
This week on Hammered!, guest host Lisa Moore moves into new music for a swinging, sizzling summer in New York. She begins her exploration of music inspired by dance – music that unabashedly celebrates the pulsing beat and the power of driving energy. Listen weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, July 07, 2014
This week on Hammered! Lisa Moore continues her survey of modern piano concertos alongside a new focus on the phenomenal American new music pianist and composer David Burge (1930-2013). An indefatigable champion of 20th-century music, Burge performed from the 1950s onward on some of the world’s most renowned concert stages.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Piano concertos reached their peak in the 19th Century but today they remain “alive and well” as modern composers continue their exploration of this beloved combination of instruments – searching and exploring new ways to express a fundamental drama. Join host Lisa Moore weekday mornings at 10 am.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Piano concertos reached their peak in the 19th Century but today they remain “alive and well” as modern composers continue their exploration of this beloved combination of instruments – searching and exploring new ways to express a fundamental drama. Join host Lisa Moore weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, June 02, 2014
Summer means light, leaves and the ocean. June on Hammered! begins with an exploration of composers with Pacific Ocean roots and sensibilities, with music inspired by the Pacific rim – the “ring of fire.” Join host Lisa Moore weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, May 05, 2014
Australian pianist Lisa Moore has performed with a slew of contemporary ensembles around the world, including the London Sinfonietta, Bang on a Can All-Stars and Steve Reich Ensemble. She guest-hosts Hammered! for the month of May. Listen weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Pianist and new-music specialist Lisa Moore closes her Hammered! residency with a week of music exploring the thriving contemporary-music scene and pianists of her native Australia. Listen weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Pianist and Hammered! guest host Lisa Moore presents a slew of recent live keyboard recordings selected by the players themselves, including Ursula Oppens, Sarah Cahill, Nico Muhly, Timo Andres and more. Listen weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, February 10, 2014
This week on Hammered! pianist and guest host Lisa Moore explore a range of musical groups in which the piano finds itself. Tune in weekdays at 10 am for piano quintets, piano sextets and piano septets composed over the past century.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Australian pianist Lisa Moore has performed with a slew of contemporary ensembles around the world, including the Bang on a Can All-Stars and Steve Reich Ensemble. She guest-hosts Hammered! for the month of February. Week One: the bleeding edge of experimental piano. Listen weekdays at 10 am.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Australian pianist Lisa Moore guest-hosts for Phil Kline all this week, offering a survey of her native country's new-music scene, alongside selections of traditional Aboriginal music. Listen weekdays this week at 11 am.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Pianist Lisa Moore hears Beethoven’s legacy riding through fast and clear in the work of modern masters from around Europe, Australia and North America. Hear her impressions weekdays at 10 am on Q2 Music's Hammered!.
Monday, September 03, 2012
Let’s face it — the piano is organic to Philip Glass. His palpable patterns ring and echo with nostalgia and exuberance. He connects directly to our emotions with those gentle triadic, undulating piano figurations and trademark harmonic changes.
Monday, May 28, 2012
It’s Hammered! time... multiplied. This week we celebrate the sound, resonance, textures, counterpoint, drive, volume and sheer hutzpah of music for two, four, five and six pianos. Former Bang on a Can pianist Lisa Moore hosts.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Pianist Lisa Moore hosts this week's installments of Hammered!, presenting music by composers like Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, Charles Ives, Conlon Nancarrow, Philip Glass, John Adams and many others.