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#2050840 - 03/19/13 01:28 PM Valentina Lisitsa Concert
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Registered: 05/13/05
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Loc: Florida
Am I lucky or what? Last night, Valentina Lisitsa gave a solo piano concert in a very intimate setting only a few miles from where I live. My wife and I had front row seats. What a great experience!!!

Like most pianists who give concerts here, she chatted a bit between pieces, giving a little background about the pieces and composers, to put things in context. Unlike most, she is actually a very good speaker (accent notwithstanding), engaging, charming, funny, likable.

I left humming this, which she played very movingly:




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#2050843 - 03/19/13 01:33 PM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Riddler]
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#2050849 - 03/19/13 01:41 PM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Riddler]
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Loc: Czech Republic
Originally Posted By: Riddler
Am I lucky or what? Last night, Valentina Lisitsa gave a solo piano concert in a very intimate setting only a few miles from where I live. My wife and I had front row seats. What a great experience!!!


You lucky bastard!!!! laugh laugh laugh
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#2051025 - 03/19/13 06:41 PM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Riddler]
Euan Morrison Offline
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Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 1588
Loc: Edinburgh
Would love to see her play!

[Does anyone here remember a few years ago, when she filmed herself practicing each day for a week. Amazing seeing the dedication and sheer hours per day that she would spend at the keys!]


Edited by Euan Morrison (03/19/13 06:43 PM)

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#2051032 - 03/19/13 07:07 PM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Riddler]
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Registered: 12/01/12
Posts: 540
She is not really my kind of pianist.. She is good at what she does, but for me to really like a pianist they have to have that something extra

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#2051192 - 03/20/13 05:09 AM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Riddler]
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Registered: 06/26/12
Posts: 1414
Loc: Italy
What a treat! I really like her, I like her determination and tenacity. Hope she comes to Italy.
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#2051687 - 03/21/13 12:54 AM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Euan Morrison]
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Loc: Cameron Park, California
Originally Posted By: Euan Morrison
[Does anyone here remember a few years ago, when she filmed herself practicing each day for a week. Amazing seeing the dedication and sheer hours per day that she would spend at the keys!]


Yeah, that was pretty inspirational - and only just about half a year ago (http://new.livestream.com/accounts/1069269/events/1618400)
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#2051758 - 03/21/13 06:18 AM Re: Valentina Lisitsa Concert [Re: Bobpickle]
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Originally Posted By: Bobpickle
Originally Posted By: Euan Morrison
[Does anyone here remember a few years ago, when she filmed herself practicing each day for a week. Amazing seeing the dedication and sheer hours per day that she would spend at the keys!]


Yeah, that was pretty inspirational - and only just about half a year ago (http://new.livestream.com/accounts/1069269/events/1618400)


Ahh she must have done it again! The first time was definitely a few years ago, and the camera angle was different. I haven't seen the more recent practise sessions - might have to watch these for some more inspiration!

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