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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August 26
NSO "Princess Bride"

Lisa performs with the NSO at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts.  Come watch "Princess Bride" and experience this unforgettable music. Emil de Cou conductor.

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August 27

Lisa performs with the NSO at Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center.  Come enjoy "Star Wars, A New Hope" and the incredible John William musical score.  Emil de Cou conductor.

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September 3

Lisa performs with the NSO at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center as part of "In Your Neighborhood".  Program to include works by Mozart, Piazolla, Simon and more. 

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Lisa performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center. This "Concert of Remembrance" features the US Marine Band, and is conducted by Maestro Noseda.  Not to be missed! Free!

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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 the Anthem in Washington, DC. This program features holiday music and is our "Ugly Holiday Sweater" concert.  Join the fun!

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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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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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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 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