The New York Scandia Symphony Presents 2021 Scandinavian Music Festival!NEW DATE & LOCATION!
Tuesday, June 8 at 2:30PM New York Scandia Symphony Presents Scandia String Quartet And Flutist Lisa Hansen Works by Grieg, Foerster, Kuhlau, and Lindstrom. Cloisters Lawn of Fort Tryon Park in NYC (near the Cloisters Museum) – MAP Download (PDF)Sunday, June 13 at 2 PM Lisa Hansen is featured soloist with New York Scandia Symphony in Gunnar de Frumerie’s Pastoral Suite for Flute and String Orchestra. Billings Lawn at Fort Tryon Park in NYC (below Heather Garden/193rd entrance) For more info please visit https://nyscandia.org/concerts/#1568688596320-8ab2868c-8226Download Concert Flyer (PDF)
VIRTUAL CONCERT – NEW DATE: April 23 at 1:30PM New York Scandia Symphony Presents Scandia String Quartet And Flutist Lisa Hansen
Live streamed from Our Savior of Atonement Luthern Church facebook.com/musicperformancetrustfund/live MUSICIANS Lisa Hansen, Flute Elizabeth Miller, Violin Fritz Krakowski, Violin Frank Foerster, Viola Benjamin Larson, Cello Aggie Tai, Sound Engineer Dorri Matson, Music Director PROGRAM 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 Download Concert Flyer (PDF)
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
ALL SEASONS CHAMBER PLAYERS CONCERT SERIES: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
ALL SEASONS CHAMBER PLAYERS CONCERT SERIES: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 SCANDINAVIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL New York Scandia Symphony Billings Lawn in Fort Tryon Park nyscandia.orgDownload Event Flyer (PDF)
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 northsouthmusic.org/calendar.aspDownload Event Flyer (PDF)
Sunday, February 4, 2:00 PMA MUSICAL OFFERING* – UPPER SADDLE RIVER LIBRARY 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 PMA 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 masterwork.org/current-season.html
Tuesday, June 6 at 8 PMLatino 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 PMSummer Serenade FRED GLESSER – Sonata FUSUN KOKSAL – Dances of the Black Sea MAX LIFCHITZ – Mosaico Latinoamericano Yellow Ribbons No. 1ALBERTO WILLIAMS – Sonata BETTY WISHART – Oracles 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 Intermezzo 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’sIntermezzo; Katrina Krimsky’sElise’s Dream; Jose Lezcano’sPostcards, a NYC premiere; and Max Lifchitz’sMosaico 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.” iTunes
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). amazon.com
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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.
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.