Relax on your couch and enjoy a cocktail while National Symphony Violinist, Joel Fuller and Steinway Artist, Lisa Emenheiser perform for you. Lisa will also be performing on a Steinway Spirio, the world's finest high-resolution player piano.
Sonata in A Major, Op. 12 No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven
Three Old Viennese Dances
Liebesfreud Fritz Kreisler
Sonata Claude Debussy
Selections from Porgy and Bess George Gershwin
It Ain’t Necessarily So
Oblivion Astor Piazolla
Tango (Por Una Cabeza) (John Williams) Carlos Gardel
Libertango for Four Hands (Kyoko Yamamoto) Astor Piazolla
Spirio and Lisa Emenheiser
Steinway and Spirio Artist Lisa Emenheiser has been heralded for her "intense music-making and pianism” (The Washington Post). She has been performing with the National Symphony Orchestra for the past 30 years. A graduate of The Juilliard School, Ms Emenheiser is a past winner of the "Young Artist in Recital" and "National Arts Club" competitions.
A native of Washington, D.C., Ms. Emenheiser began her piano studies at the age of four and made her musical debut at the age of seventeen performing the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and “The President's Own" United States Marine Band.
As described by the New York Times, Lisa "played the piano dazzlingly", and by the Washington Post, she "shimmered and beguiled, shifting easily between virtuosity and transparency." Ms. Emenheiser has appeared as soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Richmond Symphony, the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the Virginia Chamber Orchestra, the Fairfax Symphony, and the McLean Orchestra. Lisa has also been featured as a soloist in numerous Kennedy Center festivals and chamber music performances.
An avid performer of contemporary music, Lisa is pianist for the 21st Century Consort and many other chamber groups. She was featured on national television as an expert artist commentator and performer in the PBS documentary entitled “Exploring Your Brain”.
A committed teacher, Lisa has been annually awarded the “Steinway