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Lise de la Salle

Lise de la Salle, pianistStephane Gallois Photography

December 03, 2021

Pianist Lise de la Salle has been surrounded by dance her whole life, so it's no surprise that her most recent musical project has her dancing up and down the piano. On today's episode of PT, Lise de la Salle plays an eclectic series of dances, from a recent concert in Frederiksvaerk, Denmark.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Ljova: Garmoshka
Johnny Gandelsman, violin | Colin Jacobsen, violin | The Knights | Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Album: Experience: Live from New York
Sony 46985

William Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag
Lise de la Salle, piano
Gjethuset, Frederiksværk, Denmark

George Gershwin: When Do We Dance?
Lise de la Salle, piano
Gjethuset, Frederiksværk, Denmark

Thomas 'Fats' Waller: Viper's Drag
Lise de la Salle, piano
Gjethuset, Frederiksværk, Denmark

Art Tatum: Tea for Two
Lise de la Salle, piano
Gjethuset, Frederiksværk, Denmark

Robert Schumann: Konzertstuck for Four Horns and Orchestra, Op. 86
Hans Larsson, horn | Chris Parkes, horn | Anna Ferriol de Ciurana, horn | Bengt Ny, horn
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Klaus Makela, conductor
Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden

Traditional, arr. Colin Jacobsen: Haneros Haluli
Colin Jacobsen, violin | The Knights | Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Album: The Knights Before Christmas
Bright Shiny Things 159

Traditional, arr. Snorri Sigfus Birgisson: Maoz Tzur
Classical Sundays
Album: Winter Tales
DG 28948615049

Hour 2

Frederic Chopin: Variations on "La ci darem la mano", Op. 2, B. 22: Introduction. Largo - Poco piu mosso
Orion Weiss, piano | The Orchestra Now | Leon Botstein, conductor
Album: Piano Protagonists
Bridge Records

Ernst von Dohnanyi: Symphony No. 2: Movement 1
The Orchestra Now | Leon Botstein, conductor
Bard College, Bard's Fisher Center for The Performing Arts, Annandale On-Hudson, NY

Margi Griebling-Haigh: Dances Ravissants
The Merian Ensemble
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Pre-Concert Series, Symphony Hall, Atlanta, GA

Giacomo Carissimi: Quasi aquila provocans ad volandum
James Reese, tenor | Tempesta di Mare
Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, Directors | Emlyn Ngai, Concertmaster
Tempesta di Mare Philadelphia Concert Series, Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA