Liza Stepanova is featured on the following records:
New Album: Tones & Colors
Release Date: January 19, 2018
Concert Artists Guild Records
Music inspired by visual art, spanning the centuries between Bach and Ligeti.
EXCERPT FROM THE PRESS RELEASE:
New York, NY – Pianist Liza Stepanova, praised by The New York Times for her “thoughtful musicality” and “fleet-fingered panache,” announces the January 19, 2018 release of her album Tones & Colors on Concert Artists Guild Records. This collection showcases the cross-pollination between visual and aural media through 13 pieces of music, spanning the centuries between Bach and Ligeti, inspired by paintings, drawings, and sculptures. The CD includes works by Enrique Granados, Maurice Ohana, Joaquín Turina, Fanny Hensel, Bohuslav Martinů, Claude Debussy, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Crumb, György Ligeti, Lyonel Feininger, Leopold Godowsky, each paired with a piece of visual art.
Recorded in July 2016 in New York City with Grammy Award-winning engineer/producer Adam Abeshouse.
Watch a video of Liza Stepanova performing Granados’ El Pelele
“After A Dream” – Lysander Piano Trio
The ensemble’s debut recording on CAG Records, Victor Elmaleh Collection, features works by Haydn, Ravel, Schubert, Turina, and Zorman.
Album notes by Liza Stepanova
As we began collecting the program for our debut recording, we noticed that many of the works we were drawn to—across varied styles—shared the exploration of fantasy, imagination, and color. These qualities are beautifully exemplified by the trio of Maurice Ravel, which is the focal point of this album, and the surrounding works are connected to it in various ways: indebtedness to folk music (particularly Spanish), light and dark, day and night, with a special emphasis on the mysterious, dreamy nocturnal side…
Voices, Reimagined: The Yargo Trio debut album
Released by Mark Records, 2017. Works by Koechlin, Doppler, Schubert, Faure, Strauss, and Peterson. With Angela Jones-Reus, flute and Connie Frigo, clarinet.
American Song @ SongFest
Recipient of the SOREL ORGANIZATION Medallion in Recording.
As part of this forthcoming CD, Ms. Stepanova is featured in two world-premiere recordings of “Vocalism” by John Harbison, with soprano Kristina Bachrach, and “House” by Tom Cipullo with baritone Michael Anthony McGee.
Visit songfest.us for more information. Released by SongFest Records in June 2016.
Songs by Tom Cipullo
To be released by Albany Records in January, 2018. Works by award-winning American composer Tom Cipullo.
Recorded at OktavenAudiO between October 2015-April 2016. With Laura Strickling, soprano; Naomi O'Connell and Jennifer Beattie, mezzo; Ian McEuen, tenor; Steven Eddy and Michael Anthony McGee, baritone; Stephanie Kwak, flute; Edward Klorman, viola.
Russo, Schlenck: Clarinet Sonatas / John Russo, Liza Stepanova
Release Date: 05/31/2011
Label: Crs Artists (Contemporary Record Society Catalog #: 1190