Valentina Lisitsa explores the glorious music of cinema’s unparalleled golden era, looking back to the cinematic glory days of the big screen, performing the finest piano concerto music composed especially for film. A genre originally influenced by Rachmaninov’s popular piano concertos, these pieces are arresting original scores for piano and orchestra composed for movies of… View Article
This album brings together two artists with enormous followings: Valentina Lisitsa, with her dazzling artistry and hundreds of thousands of followers on YouTube; and Philip Glass, with his hugely popular minimalist piano music. Here is Glass at his best – using the building blocks of minimalism to achieve a huge, inventive soundscape of musical richness… View Article
A coming together of two artists with enormous followings – Valentina Lisitsa, with her dazzling artistry and hundreds of thousands of followers on YouTube, and Michael Nyman, with his hugely popular film soundtracks. This release, in the year of Nyman’s 70th birthday, features tracks from his multi-award-winning score for the 1993 smash hit film The… View Article
“This is not another Liszt CD. There are no famous works on this CD. Some of them, or at least one of them you’ve probably never heard in your life, or at least never heard about it.” Valentina Lisitsa Is is safe to say that YouTube Classical superstar Valentina Lisitsa likes a challenge. She is… View Article
92Y have announced their Opening Night with Valentina’s New York debut on October 19th! What’s more, you can VOTE to choose the program she will play on the night! Simply go to www.92y.org/valentina, submit your choice and be entered into a draw to win a grand prize. Vote now and don’t forget to purchase your… View Article
Valentina is set to make her Australian debut on Saturday 8 June at Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Brisbane! ‘Lisitsa is a gigantic talent. She has infallible fingers, imagination and a control of dynamics – from the softest to the loudest sounds – little short of electrifying.’ – Baltimore Sun Tickets are available here.
Established seven years ago in the Berlin club scene, Yellow Lounge took the classical rule book and tore it up before ingeniously stitching it back together. Kicking and screaming, flashing and dancing, Yellow Lounge fuses the greatest international performers with cutting-edge DJ and VJ sets in urban spaces. Valentina Lisitsa will appear at Yellow Lounge… View Article
The wait is finally over as Valentina Lisitsa’s complete Rachmaninov album is released! “The first thing that strikes you about this set is the pianist’s authority, her absolute conviction that each phrase can only be articulated in a certain way, her way.” Norman Lebrecht, Sinfini Music Make sure you don’t miss out – order your… View Article
Valentina has recorded all four Rachmaninov piano concertos and the Paganini Rhapsody with the London Symphony Orchestra and Michael Francis in arguably the most ambitious piano-orchestra project a pianist can undertake. Pre-order your copy now on Amazon
Thursday 28 February 2013 Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany Valentina says: “So, which program is it going to be? Liszt or Schubert-Shostakovich-Beethoven? Come to Berlin Philharmonie to cast your vote! YOUR vote counts.” Don’t miss a unique event in classical music! Click here to buy tickets.
This Sunday 28th October, Valentina Lisitsa will perform the Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no. 3 (with Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor: Eivind Gulberg Jensen) This will be streamed LIVE from Rotterdam, Holland. Click here to view! http://bit.ly/ValentinaLIVE To check the exact time to watch live in your country click here. Follow @ValLisitsa on Twitter for all… View Article
The ground breaking concert, for which fans were offered the chance to decide the repertoire by voting online, was streamed live on her YouTube channel. With more than 45 million views on her YouTube channel, the young pianist is not only one of the fastest rising stars of the international concert scene but one of… View Article
Today it was announced that Valentina Lisitsa has signed an exclusive recording contract with Decca Classics. Paul Moseley, Managing Director, Decca Classics, said: “Valentina is a truly unique artist. Her YouTube fame is genuine and well-deserved, and we are proud to be working with her as she reaches out to huge numbers of classical fans… View Article
Valentina has now leapfrogged even the world’s most revered and long-established pianists and thrown the traditional concert hall route out of the window. Having already booked the 5000-seater Royal Albert Hall in which to perform, Valentina was today in London four weeks ahead of her June 19th date to undertake her own concert promotion.