The New York/New Jersey Chapter
of the American Liszt Society (ALS)

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FRANZ LISZT   1811-1886
composer, pianist, conductor, teacher, author

 

The ALS New York/New Jersey Chapter

The NY/NJ Chapter of the American Liszt Society (ALS) was founded in 1992 by pianist Gila Goldstein who since has been the chapter’s president.

The chapter began its activities at the Barnard College’s Salzberger Parlor.  Between 1996-2005  it was hosted by the General Consulate of Hungary located in the Upper East Side. Since 2005 the chapter has been presenting bi-annual concerts at the Yamaha Piano Salon in New York City and one concert at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University (MSU) in New Jersey. The vice-president of the chapter is the keyboard studies coordinator at MSU, Prof. David Witten.  Please see bellow history of concerts the chapter hosted since 1992 and upcoming concerts.

American Liszt Society  www.americanlisztsociety.net  established 1964

The ALS New York/New Jersey Chapter:
Gila Goldstein

David Witten

 

Upcoming Concerts

All concerts begin at 7:30pm

SEASON 2017-2018

Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Yameng Huang, piano (works by Liszt and Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations)

Monday, February 26, 2017 – Hong Xu, piano (works by Mozart and Liszt) PLEASE NOTE IT IS A MONDAY

Thursday, May 17, 2018 – Steven Spooner, piano (works by Liszt – the pianist will let the Audience choose the pieces he will play ! they will choose from a list of works he will give them before the recital begins !).

All concerts begin at 7:30pm.

For all concerts, please RSVP at gilagoldstein@aol.com

General Admission: $20, Students & Seniors: $10

Yamaha Piano Salon at Yamaha Artist Services, 689 Fifth Avenue (NE corner of 54th street), 3rd floor, (212) 339-9995, ext. 0 Entrance from 54th street between Fifth ave. and Madison ave.

List of concerts hosted by the chapter since its inauguration 1992

November 21, 1992 – Opening concert: Vladimir Feltsman & Jerome Lowenthal, pianists, at Barnard College’s Sulzberger Parlor

October 24, 1993 – Christina Kiss, piano, at Barnard College’s Sulzberger Parlor

March 28, 1996 – Jeno Jando, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City. THIS CONCERT WAS REVIEWED BY JACK SULLIVAN for THE NEW YORKER in the issue of JULY/AUGUST 1996

September 30, 1997 – Sara Davis Buechner, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

October 6, 1998 – Carlo Grante, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

December 9, 1999 – Mykola Suk & Janice Weber, pianists, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

February 20, 2001 – Boaz Sharon, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

April 11, 2002 – Justin Kolb, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

October 28, 2002 – Tihamer Hlavacsek, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

November 6, 2003 – pianists, Claire Lee, Ji In Park, Matthew Weissman, Renana Gutman, Dmitry Shteinberg, Magdalena Baczewska, Tihamer Hlavacsek at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

November 10, 2004 – Louis Nagel, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

March 21, 2005 – Magdalena Baczewska, piano, at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

November 3, 2005 – Daniel Glover, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

March 21, 2006 – David Witten & Balazs Sokolay, pianists, at Montclair State University’s Kasser Performing Arts Center, NJ

March 22, 2006 – Alan Walker, Liszt Scholar & Biographer, at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

March 24, 2006 – Leslie Howard, piano, at the Hungarian Consulate, New York City

April 8, 2006 – Balazs Sokolay, with Gergely Szokolay, pianists, at Klavierhaus, New York City

April 27, 2006 – Thomas Mastroianni, piano, ALS president at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

November 2, 2006 – Nancy Roldan, piano, & Jose Cueto, violin, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

May 10, 2007 – Artis Wodehouse, piano, harmonium at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

November 15, 2007 – Sandro Russo, piano,  at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

March 26, 2008 – Koji Attwood, piano, at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

November 13, 2008 – Gayle Martin Henry, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

September 24, 2009 – Nansong Huang & Arseny Aristov, pianists, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

May 13, 2010 – Robert Mitchell, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

October 7, 2010 – Jovianney Emmanuel Cruz, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

April 6, 2011 – Piano Students Concert at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

May 25, 2011 – Cyprien Katsaris, piano, (in collaboration with the Cziffra Society) at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City.  THIS CONCERT WAS REVIEWED BY JED DISTLER at his GRAMOPHONE BLOG.

October 4, 2011 – Nadejda Vlaeva, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

November 14, 2011 – Jeffrey Swann, piano, (in collaboration with the Wagner Society of New York)

at  Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

January 10, 2012 – Alexandre Dossin, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

February 19, 2012 – Vadim Monastirsky, piano, at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

April 15, 2012 – Kesnia Nosikova, piano, at Montclair State University’s School of Music, NJ

May 10, 2012 – Garnet Ungar, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

October 25, 2012 – Gila Goldstein (piano), David Witten (piano), Inbal Segev (cello) and Eric Silberger (violin) at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City (20th Anniversary season)

December 6, 2012 – Gyu Tae Ha, piano, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City (20th Anniversary season)

January 11, 2013 – Beatrice & Christina Long, duo piano at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City (20th Anniversary season)

March 7, 2013 – Young Artists Piano Extravaganza, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City (20th Anniversary season)

May 14, 2013 – Pianist Viktor Valkov & cellist Lachezar Kostov, at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City (20th Anniversary season)

November 7, 2013: Roberto Poli, piano, Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

January 16, 2014 – Jeremy Jordan, piano, Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

May 29, 2014 – Joanna Kaczorowska (violin) and Pablo Lavandera (piano), Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

October 9, 2014 – Liza Stepanova (piano), Laura Strickling (soprano), Itamar Zorman (violin) at Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

June 26, 2015 – Eduardo Delgado (piano), Montclair State University, NJ, Cali School of Music, Leshowitz Recital Hall

June 27, 2015 – Rudolf Golez (piano), Montclair State University, NJ, Cali School of Music, Leshowitz Recital Hall

October 8, 2015 – Luiz De Moura Castro, piano, Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

March 24, 2016 – Lisa Yui, piano, Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

October 6, 2016 – Sofya Melikyan, piano, Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

May 18, 2017 – Emanuel Rimoldi, piano (concert is hosted in collaboration with London’s Keyboard Charitable Trust), Yamaha Piano Salon, New York City

June 24, 2017 – Yilan Zhao, piano, Cali School of Music, Montclair State Univ., NJ