Performances

"Pianist Lisa Emenheiser earned every decibel of the ovation that erupted as she ended her marathon one-hour performance of Frederic Rzewski's variations on the Chilean protest son "The People United Will Never Be Defeated!" that made up the first half of the 21st Century Consort's program at the Smithsonian's McEvoy Auditorium on Saturday. It was an hour of the most intense music-making and pianism..."

Joan Reinthaler, Washington Post, February 2014

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This star-studded program celebrates the 50th year anniversary of the Kennedy Center. 

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features pianist Lang Lang in Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto. Thomas Wilkins conductor. 

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program is the season opener.  Join in the excitement! 

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October 9

Lisa performs with the 21st Century Consort, a contemporary music ensemble.  Concerts are free, 5:00 PM St. Marks Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill.

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features Marvel Studios "Black Panther" film on the big screen.  Steven Reineke conductor. 

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Anthem in Washington, DC. This program features Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony and Carlos Simon's "The Block"

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features Disney and Pixar's film sensation "Up" on the big screen.  Steven Reineke conductor. 

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Dec 4

Lisa performs with the 21st Century Consort, a contemporary music ensemble.  Concerts are free, 5:00 PM St. Marks Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill.

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at Howard University, 7:30PM.  Program includes works by George Walker.  Maestro Noseda conducting.  Free!

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Anthem in Washington, DC. This program features holiday music and is our "Ugly Holiday Sweater" concert.  Join the fun!

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Lisa performs with the 21st Century Consort, a contemporary music ensemble.  Concerts are free, 5:00 PM St. Marks Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill.

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features Maestro Noseda

conducting Beethoven and William Grant Still.

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features Maestro Noseda

conducting Beethoven and George Walker.

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Lisa performs as guest artist with the acclaimed chamber ensemble Ensemble da Camera of Washington DC.  This program includes music by Brahms, Schumann, Beethoven and Mozart. She joins clarinetist Claire Eichorn and violinist Ricardo Cyncynates. Church of the Epiphany, 3:00PM.

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features Maestro Noseda

conducting Bach, Villa-Lobos and Mahler. 

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. These programs are geared for families, featuring Mo Willems in a world premier, "Because".

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Lisa performs with the 21st Century Consort, a contemporary music ensemble.  Concerts are free, 5:00 PM St. Marks Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill.

Photo © Tony Powell. 21st Century Consort. St. Mark's Episcopal Church. October 16, 2020-9

Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This "DeClassified" concert features conductor and pianist Ben Folds and special guest William Shatner

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. These programs are geared for families, featuring Mo Willems in, "Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs.

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features some of the world's favorite songs sung by Disney 'princesses'.  Steven Reineke conductor.  

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features music by Dvorak, Rimsky- Korsakov and Mason Bates. Maestro Macelaru conductor.  

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features music by Rimsky-Korsakov and Mason Bates.  Geared for families "Philharmonia Fantastisque: The Making of an Orchestra" Maestro Macelaru conductor.  

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program features music by Roti and Borodin. Maestro Noseda conductor.  

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Lisa performs with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. This program features the ballet "Reframing the Narrative", music by Stravinsky, "Firebird". Collage Dance Collective

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program is part of a week long celebration of John Williams' 90th birthday.  Come enjoy the classic film "ET", the extraterrestrial in concert".   Steven Reineke conductor.  

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program is part of a week long celebration of John Williams' 90th birthday.  Soloists Anne Sophie Mutter and Yo Yo Ma join the NSO and Maestro Deneve.   

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This program is part of a week long celebration of John Williams' 90th birthday.  Enjoy "Jurassic Park" on the big screen.  Steven Reineke conductor.    

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Anthem in Washington, DC. This program features the classic movie "Princess Bride".  Join the fun!

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This "DeClassified" concert features conductor and pianist Ben Folds and special guest Cody Fry

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts.  This program features the movie "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince".

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts.  This program features the movie "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back"

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NSO@Home Live

Lisa performs at her home as part of the NSO@Home Live concert series.  Program includes several movements of George Crumb's "Eine Kleine Mitternachtmusik (A Little Midnight Music)" and Respighi's "Prelude No. 1 on a Gregorian Melody". 

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21st Century Consort

Enjoy this performance of Bartok's "Contrasts" for clarinet, violin and piano.  Performed by 21st Century Consort members Alexandra Osborne, violin, Paul Cigan, clarinet and Lisa Emenheiser, piano.

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NSO@Home Live

Lisa performs with NSO violist Dan Foster as part of the NSO@Home Live concert series. This will be broadcast live at 7:00PM.  They will perform Rebecca Clarke's beautiful Viola Sonata.

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NSO@Home Live

Lisa performs with NSO Violinist Joel Fuller as part of the NSO@Home Live concert series.  Joel's children and wife, violinist Susan Fuller join in this fun program broadcast from his home.  

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Lisa Emenheiser, Joel Fuller

Lisa with NSO violinist Joel Fuller in a private event sponsored by Steinway.  Program includes works by Gershwin, Debussy, Kreisler, Piazolla and more.  Concert is followed by a discussion about the Spirio piano with Joel and Lisa, joined by Dr Matthew Bachman of the Steinway Piano Gallery.

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21st Century Consort

SCARED? Put down your Halloween (and election) terrors and join the 21st Century Consort for ‘ S p a c e d O u t ‘ entrancing music about distances social, special and cosmic, by five diverse, living composers!  Recorded live on October 16th, 2020, St Mark's Episcopal Church.

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"Lisa Emenheiser is an intelligent pianist with a first rate technique."

R. M. Campbell, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Lisa Emenheiser gave a dynamic performance of the Tchaikovsky Concerto".

Robert Merritt, Richmond Times Dispatch