Leslie Amper, Pianist

Leslie Amper

Acclaimed Pianist, Leslie Amper, captivates international audiences with her “stupendous” performances.

A winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Fellowship Grant,
Ms. Amper has been invited to perform on Monadnock Music’s Virtuoso Piano Series, Emmanuel Music solo and chamber music celebrations of Schumann, Beethoven, and Harbison, Pittsburgh Symphony Concerts at the Point, Friday Musicale of Jacksonville, Florida, New Hampshire Music Festival and Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation Concerts, as well as in England, Italy, and Austria.

Ms. Amper toured the United States with her lecture/piano recital related the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Exhibition 1934: A New Deal for Artists. She was invited by the cutting edge theater director Peter Sellars to be an onstage pianist playing Scriabin in his American National Theater production in Washington, D.C. of Chekhovʼs A Seagull.

Testimonials/News

New York Times

“The highlight of the program was a most commanding and serious performance of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations…She built the series in a mighty span intensely engaged throughout.”

Stephen Ackert, head of music National Gallery of Art

“Thank-you again and congratulations on a program that hit many nails on the head.”

Stephen Ackert, head of music

Christopher Lydon, radio host and proto-podcaster at Radio Open Source

“A day later, I am still savoring that big Brahmsian, Amperian Sound”

Christopher Lydon, radio host and proto-podcaster

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 7:30
Chamber Music
New Hampshire Music Festival
Plymouth, NH

Thursday, August 2, 2018
Orchestra Concert
Tribute to Leonard Bernstein
New Hampshire Music Festival
Plymouth , New Hampshire

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Chamber Music
New Hampshire Music Festival
Plymouth, NH

Selected Recent Events

October 22, 2017
Emmanuel Music, Boston, MA
Music by Wolf and Mendelssohn

August 2017
New Hampshire Music Festival
Silver Center: Plymouth, New Hampshire

February 22, 2017
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Multimedia Piano Recital
Composers and Artists with Synesthesia
works by Liszt, Messiaen, Mozart, Beach, Ellington

February 8, 2015
Piano Recital: Music from the WW1 Years
works by Still,Beach, Cowell,Ravel,Bridge
Assumption College, Worcester, MA
Worcester, MA

February 16, 2016
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
“Shared Inspirations: Claude Debussy, Alice Guy Blache and the Impressionist Painters”

October 20-22, 2015
California State University, Hayward, CA
Residency: Master Class, Performance, Companion Student Recital
“Creativity in Hard Times: The Federal Music Project of the 1930’s”

July, 28, 2015
Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Lecture/Recital-“Creativity in Hard Times: The Federal Music Project of the 1930’s”

June 24, 2012
National Gallery of Art: Ciné Concert
George and Emma Bellows: The Music in Their Lives

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