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New York Scandia Symphony Presents Scandia String Quartet And Flutist Lisa Hansen
Live streamed from Our Savior of Atonement Luthern Church

Lisa Hansen, Flute
Elizabeth Miller, Violin
Fritz Krakowski, Violin
Frank Foerster, Viola
Benjamin Larson, Cello
Aggie Tai, Sound Engineer
Dorri Matson, Music Director

Frank Foerster: Three Traditional Finnish Folk Dances
Edvard Grieg: String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 27
Friedrich Kuhlau: Quintet in A Major, Opus 1 no.3

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150th Anniversary Concert – Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius Lisa Hansen performed Nielsen’s Flute Concerto at Symphony Space with New York Scandia Symphony and Dorrit Matson.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Season Finale
Featured Soloists Lisa Hansen, flute Eric Wilson, cello Max Lifchitz, conductor
The North/South Chamber Orchestra | Christ and St. Stephen’s Church | 120 West 69th Street (between Broadway & Columbus), New York City | northsouthmusic.org | Download Flyer (PDF)


Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Scandinavian Music Festival 2019
The Scandia String Quartet will be joined by flutist Lisa Hansen for a performance of the Quintet in A Major by Friedrich Kuhlau. Other composers featured on this program are Lars-Erik Larsson, Jean Sibelius, Edvard Grieg and Frank Foerster. Billings Lawn, Fort Tyron Park below Heather Garden use 193rd Street Entrance | Directions | Download Flyer (PDF) | nyscandia.org | Free


A Musical Feast

Webster Carmen Rhapsody,
Varied Pieces for Cello and Piano,
Saint-Saens Tarantella,
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 66.

Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Petrocelli College (FDU Hackensack)
150 Kotte Place, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Art Exhibit and Reception 2:00 – 4:00 PM.
Admission: Free
Information: 201.692.7028 or 201.768.1331

Sunday October 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM
New Milford Public Library
200 Dahlia Avenue, New Milford, NJ 07646
Meet-the-Artists Reception
Admission: Free
Information: 201.262.1221

Sunday November 4, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Central Unitarian Church
156 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652
Meet-the-Artists Reception
Admission: Free
Information: 201.262.6300 or 201.768.1331

Sunday November 11, 2018 at 2:30 PM
Passaic Public Library
Second Sunday Concert Series
195 Gregory Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055
Admission: Free
Information: 973.779.0474

Sunday December 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Ridgewood Public Library
125 North Maple Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Admission: Free
Information: 201.670.5600


Classical, Romantical, and Jazzical

The program will include Debussy’s early Piano Trio in G Major, Schubert’s Introduction and Variations on Trockne Blumen for Flute and Piano featuring flutist Lisa Hansen of Leonia, Ilan Rechtman’s Jazzicals for Piano Trio and The Moldau for Piano Trio. Robert Lawrence, Co-Director for Programs, will introduce each piece to the audience with entertaining spoken program notes. Performers will include flutist Lisa Hansen of Leonia, violinist Bob Lawrence of NYC; cellist E. Zoe Hassman of NYC; pianists Jean Strickholm of Demarest and Jacqueline Schiller-Audi of Paramus.

Sunday, April 22, 3:30 PM
CENTRAL UNITARIAN CHURCH 156 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652 Meet-the-Artists Reception | FREE | (201) 262-6300 or (201) 768-1331

Sunday, April 29, 7:00 PM
MAURICE M. PINE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY In Memory of Benjamin Saul Fialkoff 10-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 | FREE | (201) 796-3400 | Guest Artist: Joel Rudin, viola

Friday, May 11, 7:30 PM
NYACK PUBLIC LIBRARY 59 South Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960 | $10 Suggested Contribution at the door | Register by calling (845) 358-3370

Sunday, June 10, 2:00 PM
OSSINING PUBLIC LIBRARY – Sunday Afternoon Concerts in the Budarz Theater – 53 Croton Ave., Ossining, NY 10562 | FREE | Register by calling (914) 941-2416

Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Featured Soloist
Lisa Hansen in the Flute Concerto by Johan Helmich Roman
New York Scandia Symphony
Billings Lawn in Fort Tryon Park
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Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3 PM
North/South Consonance
“Only Three” Chamber works
Lisa Hansen, flute Francisco Salazar, violin Max Lifchitz, piano
Christ and St. Stephen’s Church
120 West 69th Street, New York City
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Sunday, February 4, 2:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon Concert Series, Sponsored By Friends of the Library | 245 Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 | FREE | (201) 327-2583

Sunday, February 25, 3:00 PM
A MUSICAL OFFERING* – ART CENTER OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY 250 Center St. New Milford, NJ 07646 | Reservations are available but not required | Art Exhibit: Bergen County Diversity | Reception | $10 Suggested Donation $8 for Seniors and Students | (201) 599-2992

March 10, 2018 at 7:30 PM
​The Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra
A Bernstein Centenary
Selections from Mass, Candide, West Side Story as part of the celebration of Bernstein’s 100th birthday.
Chatham United Methodist Church
460 Main Street, Chatham, NJ
Individual tickets: ​Young Patrons under 17 – $15
General Admission – $25

Tuesday, June 6 at 8 PM

Latino Composers in New York
US PREMIERE! Lisa Hansen is soloist in GRAMMY nominated composer Jose Lezcano’s “Sojourners” Double Concerto for flute and guitar, with North/South Consonance Chamber Orchestra. Other works by Aurelio de la Vega, Jose Lezcano, Max Lifchitz and Icli Zitella. Soloists will include flutist Lisa Hansen, violinist Francisco Zalazar and guitarist Jose Lezcano.CHRIST & SAINT STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, West 69th Street, New York, New York 10023 Details

Friday, June 9 at 7:30 PM

Summer Serenade
FUSUN KOKSAL – Dances of the Black Sea
MAX LIFCHITZ – Mosaico Latinoamericano
Yellow Ribbons No. 1ALBERTO WILLIAMS – Sonata

Lisa Hansen, flute | Max Lifchitz, piano

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011 Details

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at 3PM

Last Bookend Bachs Harpsichord Program

All Seasons Chamber Players Featuring the J.S. Bach’s B Minor Suite for flute, strings & harpsichord.ART CENTER OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY 250 Center St. New Milford, NJ 07646 Directions
Reservations are available but not required
Art Exhibit: Bergen County Diversity
Reception (201) 599-2992 (Free Concert)

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016 at 3 PM
Flutist Lisa Hansen and pianist Max Lifchitz join forces for a free-admission afternoon recital featuring recent compositions by five American composers. To be featured are Matthew Halper’s Anim Z’mirot; Francis Kayali’s Intermezzo; Katrina Krimsky’s Elise’s Dream; Jose Lezcano’s Postcards, a NYC premiere; and Max Lifchitz’s Mosaico Latinoamericano. Spectrum NYC 121 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002 Spectrum NYC | directions

Sunday, October 18 at 5 PM

Mosa Concert Series. Lisa Hansen performs Concerto for Flute & String Orchestra by Johns Helmich Roman with New York Scandia Symphony. Church of Our Saviour of Atonement, 189 Bennet Avenue, New York, NY 10033 MOSA Calendar | directions

Thursday, November 19 at 7 PM

An Evening with Max Lifchitz

The Mexican-born composer/performer joins his friends for a concert devoted entirely to his vocal and instrumental works. In addition to Mr. Lifchitz, performers will include vocalists Celeste Mann and Anna Tonna, flutist Lisa Hansen and cellist Marisol Espada. Flamboyán Theater at Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk (Lower Level), Manhattan Latin American Cultural Week | directions

Thursday, April 9 at 8 PM

Lisa Hansen performs Nielsen’s Flute Concerto at Symphony Space. This concert, with New York Scandia Symphony & Dorrit Matson, honors the 150th Anniversary of Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius, both born in 1865. www.symphonyspace.orgMs. Hansen’s recording of Carl Nielsen’s Flute Concerto was selected by Fanfare as a Best of the Year and they wrote: “This is the most enjoyable performance of the work known to me either live or recorded.”


Friday, May 1 at 7:30 PM

20th year anniversary performance of Michael Cohen’s “I Remember”, based on Anne Frank’s Diary, at Temple Emanu-El of Westchester, Rye NY. In 1995, Ms. Hansen commissioned this work for voice, flute, harp and cello, and premiered it in 1996 at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. Since then, it has been heard around the world.“A haunting, moving piece, with moments of real beauty.” – Lawrence Johnson, Chicago Tribune (review of Ms. Hansen’s performance of I Remember at Ravinia Festival).


“The Rodrigo Edition:
Concertos & Orchestral Works”

Album By Joaquin Rodrigo.

Available on: Tower Records | iTunes

Selected music clip from disc 1:
Concierto pastoral d
Lisa Hansen flute

“In Bellum Primum” World Premiere

The world premiere of 2012 Latin Grammy award winner Yalil Guerra’s ”In Bellum Primum” at Enlow Hall, Kean University, with pianist Martha Marchena.


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“In Bellum Primum” World Premiere
The world premiere of 2012 Latin Grammy award winner Yalil Guerra’s ”In Bellum Primum” at Enlow Hall, Kean University, with pianist Martha Marchena.


Mosaico Latinoamericano
Performed by Max Lifchitz and Lisa Hansen at Ars Vitalis: The New Jersey New Music Forum Thursday, April 24, 2014 Eugene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall Kean University.