I have nothing but praise for James Lisney's piano playing; he combines velvet touch and wide range of colour with complete understanding of phrasing and dynamic shading. This is someone who can really give the mechanical box of wires and wood a singing soul. The Telegraph
James Lisney
I have nothing but praise for James Lisney's piano playing; he combines velvet touch and wide range of colour with complete understanding of phrasing and dynamic shading. This is someone who can really give the mechanical box of wires and wood a singing soul.
The Telegraph

Forthcoming recitals

  • Masterworks Concert 57 - Chopin and Schubert series

    5 Oct 2016  Pittville Pump Room
    Cheltenham

    Chopin Two nocturnes, opus posthumous
    Chopin Nocturnes, opus 9
    Schubert Sonata in B, D 575
    Chopin Nocturnes, opus 15
    Schubert Sonata in c, D 958


  • Dumfries Concert Society

    14 Oct 2016  

    Poulenc Sonata
    Mozart Sonata in C,
    Schubert Fantasy in f, D 940
    Fauré Suite, opus 54
    Dvorak Slavonic Dance in e
    Debussy Petite suite
    Mozart Andante and variations in G

    with Sarah Beth Briggs


  • Ayrshire Concert Society

    15 Oct 2016  

    Poulenc Sonata
    Mozart Sonata in C,
    Schubert Fantasy in f, D 940
    Fauré Suite, opus 54
    Dvorak Slavonic Dance in e
    Debussy Petite suite
    Mozart Andante and variations in G

    with Sarah Beth Briggs


  • Studio Music

    21 Oct 2016  Studio Music
    Brightlingsea

    Bach Suite in D, BWV 1012
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 821 'Arpeggione'
    Ligeti Sonata for solo sonata
    Brahms Sonata in D, opus 78

    with Joy Lisney violoncello
    http://www.studiomusicbrightlingsea.co.uk/


  • Private concert

    26 Oct 2016  London
    Chelsea

    Private concert for the Amber Trust
    http://www.ambertrust.org/


  • Masterworks Concert 58 - Schubert and Chopin

    9 Nov 2016  Pittville Pump Room
    Cheltenham

    Chopin Nocturnes opus 27
    Chopin Nocturnes opus 32
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 537
    Schubert Sonata in G, D 894


  • Little Gaddesden

    13 Nov 2016  
    Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

    Beethoven Sonatas for Piano and Violin
    F major, opus 24 'Spring'
    C minor, opus 30/2

    with Paul Barritt violin


  • Oxford Philharmonic concert

    19 Nov 2016  Sheldonian Theatre
    Oxford

    Beethoven
    Sonata in F, opus 24 'Spring"

    Emma Lisney violin


  • Recital at Winkel

    20 Nov 2016  Winkel
    Winkel, Dorpsstraat 177, The Netherlands

    The Cultural Stichting Niedorp
    Chopin Nocturne in e, opus posthumous
    Chopin Nocturne in c sharp, opus posthumous
    Chopin Nocturnes, opus 9

    Schubert Sonata in c, D 958 (

    Interval

    Schubert Liszt “Horch! Horch die Lerche!”
    Schumann/Liszt Widmung

    Chopin Nocturnes, opus 62

    Gershwin Extract of the Songbook:
    The Man I Love
    Who cares?
    S’Wonderful

    Rachmaninoff Prelude in D, opus 23/4
    Rachmaninoff Etude Tableaux in D, opus 39/9



  • Schubert cycle at the Leipzig Gewandhaus - concert II

    25 Nov 2016  Gewandhaus zu Leipzig
    Augustusplatz 8, Leipzig

    Sonata in B, D 575
    Sonata in G, D 894
    Sonata in c, D 958


  • Masterworks Concert 59 - Schubert

    14 Dec 2016  Pittville Pump Room
    Cheltenham

    Quartet in d, D 810 'Death and the Maiden'
    Quintet in C, D 956

    Allegri String Quartet
    Joy Lisney violoncello



  • Mosterdzaadje

    6 Jan 2017  t'Mosterdzaadje
    Kerkweg 29, Santpoort-Noord, The Netherlands

    Chopin Nocturnes, opus 9
    Chopin Nocturnes, opus 15
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 537
    Schubert Sonata in A, D 959


    http://www.mosterdzaadje.nl/


  • Mosterdzaadje

    8 Jan 2017  t'Mosterdzaadje
    Kerkweg 29, Santpoort-Noord, The Netherlands

    Bach Concerto in the Italian Style, BWV 971
    Mozart Sonata in E Flat, K 282
    Schubert Sonata in c, D 958


  • Tring Chamber Music

    21 Jan 2017  The Mansion House
    Tring, Hertfordshire

    Beethoven Variations on 'Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu', Op.121a
    Lili Boulanger Nocturne and Cortège for violin and piano
    Schubert Nocturne in E flat major for piano trio, D897
    Amy Beach Romance Op. 23 for violin and piano
    Dvorak Piano Trio No. 4 Op. 90 'Dumky'

    Paul Barritt violin
    Josephine Horder violoncello


  • Oxford International Piano Series: Schubert Cycle Concert I

    27 Jan 2017  St John's the Evangelist
    Iffley Road, Oxford

    Franz Schubert

    Sonata in a, D 537
    Sonata in A, D 664
    Sonata in A, D 959


  • Masterworks Concert 60

    2 Feb 2017  Pittville Pump Room
    Cheltenham

    Schubert Impromptus in c and E flat, D 899
    Bach Concerto in the Italian Style, BWV 971
    Mozart Sonata in E flat, K 282
    Chopin Impromptus opus 29 and 51
    Schubert Sonata in A, D 959


  • Joy Lisney Spring 2017

    28 Feb 2017  West Road Concert Hall
    West Road, Cambridge

    Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” WoO 46
    Crumb Sonata for violoncello
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 871 ‘Arpeggione'
    Beethoven Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” opus 66
    Ligeti Sonata for violoncello
    Chopin Sonata in g, opus 65

    Joy Lisney violoncello



  • Masterworks Concert 61

    2 Mar 2017  Pittville Pump Room
    Cheltenham

    Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” WoO 46
    Crumb Sonata for violoncello
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 871 ‘Arpeggione'
    Beethoven Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” opus 66
    Ligeti Sonata for violoncello
    Brahms Sonata in D, opus 78

    Joy Lisney violoncello



  • Oxford Chamber Music Society

    5 Mar 2017  Holywell Music Room
    OX1 3SB

    Programme to include Franck Piano Quintet in f. (1879)
    http://www.oxfordchambermusic.org/index.shtm


  • Oxford International Piano Series: Schubert Cycle - Concert II

    6 Mar 2017  St John's the Evangelist
    Iffley Road, Oxford

    Sonata in B, D 575
    Sonata in G, D 894
    Sonata in c, D 958


  • Joy Lisney Spring 2017

    11 Mar 2017  Leighton House Museum
    12 Holland Park Rd, London W14 8LZ

    Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” WoO 46
    Crumb Sonata for violoncello
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 871 ‘Arpeggione'
    Beethoven Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” opus 66
    Ligeti Sonata for violoncello
    Chopin Sonata in g, opus 65

    Joy Lisney violoncello




  • Joy Lisney Spring 2017

    15 Mar 2017  Leipzig Gewandhaus
    Augustusplatz 8, Leipzig

    Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” WoO 46
    Crumb Sonata for violoncello
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 871 ‘Arpeggione'
    Beethoven Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” opus 66
    Ligeti Sonata for violoncello
    Chopin Sonata in g, opus 65

    Joy Lisney violoncello



  • Joy Lisney Spring 2017

    19 Mar 2017  St George's
    St George's, Bristol

    Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” WoO 46
    Crumb Sonata for violoncello
    Schubert Sonata in a, D 871 ‘Arpeggione'
    Beethoven Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” opus 66
    Ligeti Sonata for violoncello
    Chopin Sonata in g, opus 65

    Joy Lisney violoncello



  • Bishop Auckland Music Society

    7 Apr 2017  St Andrew
    South Church, Bishop Auckland

    Music by Gál, Mozart, Schubert, Fauré, Dvorak and Debussy

    with Sarah Beth Briggs piano
    http://bvemv.orpheusweb.co.uk/BAMSWeb/classics%202017.html


  • Mozart

    21 Apr 2017  St Martin in the Fields
    Trafalgar Square, London

    Mozart Concerto in B flat, K 595

    with Thames Chamber Orchestra


  • Oxford International Piano Series: Schubert Cycle - Concert III

    5 May 2017  St John's the Evangelist
    Iffley Road, Oxford

    Sonata in E, D 157
    Sonata in a, D 845
    Sonata in B flat, D 960


  • Schubert Plus

    26 May 2017  La Balie
    Salles, Lot et Garonne, France

    Schubert Moment Musical no 1 in C, D 780
    Bach Concerto in the Italian Style, BWV 971
    Mozart Sonata in E flat, K 282
    Schubert Sonata in c, D 958
    www.labalie.com
    fiona@labalie.com


  • Schubert Plus

    29 May 2017  La Balie
    Salles, Lot et Garonne, France

    Schubert Moment Musicaux no 2 in A flat, D 780
    Chopin Impromptus opus 29. 36, 51
    Chopin Fantaisie-impromptu, opus 66
    Schubert Four Impromptus, D 899
    www.labalie.com
    fiona@labalie.com


  • Beethoven - The sonatas for piano and violin

    17 Jun 2017  Hastoe Hall
    Hastoe, near Tring, Hertfordshire

    Sonata in D, opus 12/1
    Sonata in A, opus 12/2
    Sonata in E flat, opus 12/3
    Sonata in F, opus 24 'Spring'

    with Paul Barritt violin



  • Beethoven - The sonatas for piano and violin

    18 Jun 2017  Hastoe Hall
    Hastoe, near Tring, Hertfordshire

    3pm
    Sonata in a, opus 23
    Sonata in A, opus 30/1
    Sonata in c, opus 30/2

    7.30pm
    Sonata in G, opus 30/2
    Sonata in A, opus 47 'Kreutzer
    Sonata in G, opus 96

    with Paul Barritt


  • Schubert cycle at the Leipzig Gewandhaus - concert III

    21 Jun 2017  Leipzig Gewandhaus
    Augustusplatz 8, Leipzig

    Sonata in E, D 157
    Sonata in a, D 845
    Sonata in B flat, D 960


  • Schubert Plus

    6 Jul 2017  La Balie
    Salles, Lot et Garonne, France

    Grieg Lyric Pieces
    Schubert Sonata in A, D 959
    www.labalie.com
    fiona@labalie.com


  • Schubert Plus

    10 Jul 2017  La Balie
    Salles, Lot et Garonne, France

    Schumann 'Abegg' Variations, opus 1
    Schubert Papillons, opus 2

    Schubert Moment musicaux no 4 in c sharp,D 780
    Schubert Moment Musicaux no 5 in f, D 780
    Schubert Four Impromptus, D935
    www.labalie.com
    fiona@labalie.com


  • Hindhead Piano Course

    26 Jul 2017  Hindhead Music Centre
    Hindhead Road, Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6AB

    Grieg Lyric Pieces
    Schubert Sonata in A, D 959


  • The Summer School for Pianists

    12 Aug 2017  Black Box Theatre
    The Performance Hub, Walsall, Wolverhampton University

    Schubert Allegretto in c, D 915
    Beethoven Sonata in c, opus 13 'Pathétique'
    Schubert Sonata in A, D 959


  • Schubert Plus

    22 Aug 2017  La Balie
    Salles, Lot et Garonne, France

    Schubert Three Klavierstücke, D 946
    Liszt Extracts from Années de Pèlerinage: Suisse
    Vallée d'Obermann
    Les Cloches de Genève
    Schubert Moment Musicaux no 6 in A flat, D 780

    www.labalie.com
    fiona@labalie.com


  • Schubert Plus

    25 Aug 2017  La Balie
    Salles, Lot et Garonne, France

    Schubert Allegretto in c, D 915
    Beethoven Sonata in c, opus 13 'Pathétique'
    Schubert Sonata in B flat, D 960
    www.labalie.com
    fiona@labalie.com


 

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