20th Century Classics: Joaquín Rodrigo (EMI Records 2009) Re-Release
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featured piece: Concierto Pastoral
(disc 2, tracks 4, 5, 6; with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Enrique Bátiz)

“Lisa Hansen is a silver-toned soloist whose nimble playing gets around the myriad of notes with the utmost security.”

  • David Denton, FANFARE MAGAZINE

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“…a clear-toned and technically brilliant flautist…”
-The Belfast Times

“Brilliantly played-graceful, incisive, humorous and refined.”
-Harris Goldsmith, KEYNOTE

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“winningly played…a fine flautist”

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Carl Nielsen: Violin Concerto, Flute Concerto / New York Scandia Symphony
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“brilliant…vital, idiomatic, vigorous, exciting, propulsive, gorgeous…This is the most enjoyable performance of the work known to me, either live or recorded.”

  • Robert McColley, FANFARE MAGAZINE

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“amazingly good…a wonderful recording.”
-American Record Guide

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Sound Paintings (North/South Recordings 2009) premiere recording
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featured piece: Shun, for flute & orchestra – composed by Stephen Yip
(tracks 1, 2; with The North/South Chamber Orchestra/Max Lifchitz)

Remembrances: Music by Composers from Cuba and the US (North/South Recordings 2007) premiere recording

featured piece: Flute Concertino, by Harold Schiffman
(tracks 1, 2, 3; with The North/South Chamber Orchestra/Max Lifchitz)

Rodrigo Orchestral Works 2-CD Set (EMI Classics for Pleasure)

“The Fantasia in its flute version has a thorough rethink, calling on a different type of virtuosity. Hansen presents it with fatter tone and a touch more melancholy than its originator…”
-Four star performance rating. BBC Magazine

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featured piece: Rodrigo Fantasia para un gentilhombre (transcribed for flute) with Mexico State Symphony Orchestra/Enrique Bátiz

Robert Martin – The Gorky Pieces
(North/South Recordings 2016) premiere recording

New Release! The Gorky Pieces – North/South Recordings.

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Robert Martin is winner of a prestigious Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. One Year the Milkweed for flute and orchestra was dedicated to Lisa Hansen, who gave its world premiere in 2011. The work was inspired by an Arshile Gorky’s painting of the same title.and features a haunting movement for alto flute.

“The performance here is exemplary” and Hansen is “an agile protagonist capable of, when required, heart-breaking lyricism.”

  • Colin Clarke, FANFARE MAGAZINE

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featured piece: One Year the Milkweed

Chamber Music

“I Remember” – based on The Diary Of Anne Frank
by Michael Cohen (Newport Classic 1999) premiere recording

featured piece: I Remember
(tracks 9-16)

“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).

Traveling West (North/South Recordings 2005) premiere recording
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featured pieces: Messages & Syntax

“…highly evocative, essentially lonely music—superbly played. (solo flute piece).”

  • Colin Clarke, FANFARE MAGAZINE

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Schiffman at 80! Music from his 80th Birthday Concert
(North/South Recordings 2010) premiere recording
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featured piece: Seven Bagatelles
(tracks 17-23)

Transporting Transmittance: Music of J.B. Floyd (2003 Mutable Music/Stickfigure) premiere recording
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Written for Lisa Hansen and premiered at Merkin Hall on the Interpretation Series.

Duos, Duologues, and a Duette
by Allen Brings (Capstone Records 2006)

Latin Rep

Debut Album
Latin American Chamber Music
(1984 Musical Heritage Society)


Suite de ballet: Works for Flute and Piano by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Holst, and Others
English chamber music for flute
Musical Heritage Society, p1987

featured piece: Suite de Ballet, Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958.

“The clear and eloquent tone of Ms. Hansen’s flute”

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Rodrigo (EMI 1986) Original Release

featured piece: Concierto Pastoral
(tracks B1, B2, B3; with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Enrique Bátiz)

Letter from former New York Philharmonic solo flutist Julius Baker

“One might well prefer Hansen to Galway…”

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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.