Thursday, February 4, 2016 · 7:30PM · Lisa Moore, Solo Piano

Bread & Salt

1955 Julian Avenue

San Diego, CA 92113

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Tickets at the door: $15/$10 for students

According to The New York Times,“Lisa Moore, an Australian pianist long based in and around New York, has always been a natural, compelling storyteller.” The New Yorker has crowned her “New York's queen of avant-garde piano” and TimeOut NY calls her “the wonderfully lyrical pianist.”

Lisa Moore has released 8 solo discs (on Cantaloupe, Orange Mountain Music and Tall Poppies) and over 30 collaborative discs (Sony, Nonesuch, DG, BMG, New World, ABC Classics, Albany, New Albion, Starkland and Harmonia Mundi). Her most recent solo Philip Glass disc Mad Rush (OMM) was released in January 2015. Her 9th CD, The Stone People (Cantaloupe) features solo works by John Luther Adams, Martin Bresnick, Missy Mazzoli, Kate Moore and Julia Wolfe. It will be released in February 2016.

Lisa Moore has collaborated with a large and diverse range of musicians, ensembles and artists – groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Steve Reich Ensemble, New York City Ballet, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the American Composers Orchestra. She is a member of Grand Band, Ensemble Signal, TwoSense and the Paul Dresher Double Duo.  From 1992-2008 Lisa was the founding pianist for the Bang On A Can All-Stars and winner of Musical America's 2005 Ensemble of the Year Award. Lisa has worked with composers ranging from Iannis Xenakis, Elliot Carter, Philip Glass and Frederic Rzewski to Ornette Coleman, Meredith Monk, Thurston Moore, Hannah Lash and Martin Bresnick. Lisa’s festival guest appearances include Lincoln Center, BAM Next Wave, Crash Dublin, Graz, Aspen, Tanglewood, Huddersfield, Holland, Paris d'Automne, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, BBC Proms, Southbank, Uzbekistan, Leningrad, Moscow, Lithuania, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Israel and Warsaw.

Lisa Moore grew up in Australia and London. She studied piano at the Sydney Conservatorium, the University of Illinois, Eastman School of Music and SUNY Stonybrook. Lisa won the silver medal in the 1981 Carnegie Hall International American Music Competition and moved to New York City in 1985. Lisa teaches at Wesleyan University and at Yale’s summer Norfolk New Music Workshop. She is also a regular guest at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. For more Moore please visit