Performances

[May 6, 2017] 8:00pm
Taking Flight with Music
Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Lisa Tahara
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Ronald Royer, conductor
Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel
2021 Lawrence Avenue East (Scarborough, Ontario)
Admission: $30 Adults / $25 Seniors / $15 Students
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[March 10, 2017] 12:10pm
Amarok Ensemble at St. Andrew’s Church
Noon-Hour Recital Series
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
73 Simcoe Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[February 10, 2017] 12:10pm
Amarok Ensemble at St. Andrew’s Church
Noon-Hour Recital Series
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
73 Simcoe Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[January 3-11, 2016]
Health Arts Society of British Columbia – Solo Piano (Private Recitals)
Lisa Tahara, piano

[September 21, 2016] 1:00pm
Amarok Ensemble at Arts & Letters Club
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Arts & Letters Club
14 Elm Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[August 15-29, 2016]
Health Arts Society of British Columbia – Solo Piano (Private Recitals)
10th Anniversary Concerts
Lisa Tahara, piano

[August 2, 2016] 2:00pm
Amarok Ensemble at City Hall
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Ottawa City Hall – Jean Pigott Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West (Ottawa, Ontario)

[August 1, 2016] 10am
Amarok Ensemble at ByWard Market
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
ByWard Market Square (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 31, 2016] 4:00pm
Amarok Ensemble at ByWard Market
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
ByWard Market Square (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 31, 2016] 4:00pm
Amarok Ensemble at ByWard Market
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
ByWard Market Square (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 31, 2016] 12:30pm
Amarok Ensemble at Parkdale Park
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Parkdale Park – Outdoor Stage
366 Parkdale Avenue (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 30, 2016] 7:30pm
Amarok Ensemble at Centretown Movies
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Dundonald Park
516 Somerset Street West (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 30, 2016] 12:30pm
Amarok Ensemble at Main Farmer’s Market
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Museum of Nature
240 McLeod Street (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 29, 2016] 12:00pm
Amarok Ensemble – Beethoven’s Opus 1
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Dominion-Chalmers United Church – Sanctuary
355 Cooper Street (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 27, 2016] 6:00pm
Amarok Ensemble at Boys and Girls Club
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Ron Kolbus Clubhouse – Auditorium
2825 duMaurier Street (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 27, 2016] 3:00pm
What Makes It Great with Rob Kapilow – Beethoven A Major Cello Sonata
Rachel Mercer, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
National Gallery of Canada – Auditorium
380 Sussex Drive (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 25, 2016] 7:30pm
Amarok Ensemble at Generation Next performing Lonesome Roads by Visconti
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Dominion-Chalmers United Church – Sanctuary
355 Cooper Street (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 25, 2016] 12:00pm
Amarok Ensemble at Ukrainian Concert
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Lisa Tahara, piano
Dominion-Chalmers United Church – Sanctuary
355 Cooper Street (Ottawa, Ontario)

[July 21, 2016] 11:00am
Amarok Ensemble at Pokrova
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Parish Hall
1000 Byron Avenue (Ottawa, Ontario)

[June 21, 2016] 7:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Belmont House
55 Belmont Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[May 14, 2016] 7:30pm
Piano and Symphony featuring Grieg: Piano Concerto
Lisa Tahara, piano

Francois Koh, conductor
Georgian Bay Symphony Orchestra
OSCVI Regional Auditorium
1550 8th Street (East Owen Sound, Ontario)

[March 30, 2016] 1:00pm
Solo Piano Private Recital – Early Masters of the 20th Century
Lisa Tahara, piano

Arts & Letters Club
8 Elm Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[March 18, 2016] 12:10pm
Noon-hour Solo Piano Recital
Lisa Tahara, piano

St. Andrew’s Church
73 Simcoe Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: By Donation

[March 6, 2016] 3:00pm
Syrinx Concert Sunday Series
Lisa Tahara, piano

Narmina Efendiyeva, piano
Heliconian Hall
35 Hazelton Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $25 General, $20 Students
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[February 19, 2016] 2:00pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Seven Oaks
9 Neilson Road (Scarborough, Ontario)

[February 18, 2016] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Cedarvale Terrace Long Term Care Home
429 Walmer Road (Toronto, Ontario)

[February 12, 2016] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Kensington Gardens
25 Brunswick Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)

[January 19, 2016] 7:00pm
Health Arts Society private piano concert
Lisa Tahara, piano

Belmont House
55 Belmont Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[January 14, 2016] 2:00pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Castleview Wychwood Towers
351 Christie Street (Toronto, Ontario)
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[October 18, 2015] 3:00pm
Cello-Piano Recital featuring Beethoven & Prokofiev cello sonatas
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

The Living Room Project
Please inquire for address (Burlington, Ontario)
Admission: $15 General, $10 Students
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[September 30, 2015] 1:00pm
Cello-Piano Private Recital featuring Beethoven & Prokofiev cello sonatas
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Arts & Letters Club
14 Elm Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[September 11, 2015] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Allendale Long Term Care Facility
185 Ontario Street South (Milton, Ontario)

[September 2, 2015] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Fudger House
437 Sherbourne Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[June 28, 2015] 7:30pm
International Showcase Concert – Amarok Ensemble
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Bing Concert Hall
Stanford University
327 Lasuen Street (Stanford, California)

[June 18, 2015] 6:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

The Briton House
720 Mt. Pleasant Road (Toronto, Ontario)

[June 12, 2015] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Kensington Gardens
25 Brunswick Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)

[April 14, 2015] 7:30pm
Amarok Ensemble Recital featuring works by Schumann, Murphy, Morlock
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Rory McLeod, viola
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Canadian Music Centre
20 Saint Joseph Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $25 at the door, $20 in advance
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[March 22, 2015] 7:30pm
Cello Recital featuring works by Haydn and Shostakovich
Rosalind Zhang, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)

[March 22, 2015] 4:30pm
Cello Recital featuring works by de Falla and Dvorak
Austin Chao, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)

[March 19, 2015] 5:00pm
Amarok Ensemble Recital featuring Schumann’s Piano Trio
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Mazzoleni Concert Hall
Glenn Gould Conservatory
273 Bloor Street West (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[March 13, 2015] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Kensington Gardens
25 Brunswick Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)

[February 20, 2015] 2:30pm
Health Arts Society private cello-piano concert
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

Belmont House
55 Belmont Street (Toronto, Ontario)
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[December 10, 2014] 1:00pm
Solo Piano Recital featuring works by Debussy, Ravel, Liszt, Horvat
Lisa Tahara, piano
Arts & Letters Club of Toronto
14 Elm Street (Toronto, Ontario)

[October 26, 2014] 7:30pm
Cello Doctoral Recital featuring Shostakovich cello sonata
Bo Zhang, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)

[September 5, 2014] 1:00pm
Pop-up Performance at the Toronto International Film Festival
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

In front of Roy Thomson Hall – Intersection of King & Simcoe St.
Admission: Free
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[July 18, 2014] 7:30pm
Music in the Evening Recital – Don Quixote Dance Suite
Samuel Boulis, clarinet
Lisa Tahara, piano
Rolston Recital Hall, The Banff Centre
Admission: $25 Adults /$20 Seniors

[June 18, 2014] 8:30pm
Integral House Fundraising Concert featuring Schumann Piano Quartet
Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin
Rory McLeod, viola
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Integral House
194 Roxborough Drive (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $250

[June 15, 2014] 7:30pm
Doctoral Graduating Solo-Piano Recital – Lisa Tahara
Featuring works by Ravel, Debussy, Liszt & Horvat

Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[May 29, 2014] 12:00pm
Noon-Hour Recital with cellist, Amahl Arulanandam and pianist, Lisa Tahara
Christ Church Deer Park
1570 Yonge Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: By Donation

[April 2, 2014] 12:00pm
Noon-Hour Recital with trombonist, Dale Sorensen and pianist, Lisa Tahara
Hart House
University of Toronto

7 Hart House Circle (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[March 17, 2014] 7:30pm
Peter Bye Trombone Graduating Recital with pianist Lisa Tahara
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[March 17, 2014] 1:30pm
Jacob Plachta Trombone Graduating Recital with pianist Lisa Tahara
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[March 1, 2014] 7:30pm
Cello Doctoral Recital featuring Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D Minor
Jeremy Buzas, violin
Bo Zhang, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free
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[September 23, 2013] 12:15pm
Music Mondays Series
Water and Fire music for solo piano – Lisa Tahara
Featuring a World Premiere of Lac-Mégantic, a composition by Frank Horvat.
Other works include pieces by Ravel, Debussy & de Falla.
Church of the Holy Trinity

10 Trinity Square (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: by donation ($5 suggested)
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[June 30, 2013] 2:00pm
The Romantic – Piano Concertos
Westben Festival Orchestra featuring Lisa Tahara
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2
Daniel Warren, conductor
Westben Arts Festival Theatre

#6698 Country Road 30 (Campbellford, Ontario)
Admission: $60 / $58 / $15 / $5
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[May 28, 2013] 8:00pm
Tria Fidelis performing works by Beethoven, Arensky and Piazzolla
Tori Lindsay, violin
Nadia Klein, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Gallery 345

345 Sorauren Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $20 Adults / $15 Seniors / $10 Students & Art Workers

[May 21, 2013] 5:15pm
Doctoral Recital 2 – Lisa Tahara
Tria Fidelis performing works by Beethoven, Arensky and Piazzolla
Tori Lindsay, violin
Nadia Klein, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Walter Hall, University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[May 11, 2013] 2:00pm
Let’s Get Romantic in May
Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Lisa Tahara
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2
Ronald Royer, conductor
Salvation Army Scarborough Citadel

2021 Lawrence Avenue East (Scarborough, Ontario)
Admission: $30 Adults / $25 Seniors / $15 Students
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[March 24, 2013] 2:00pm
Hart House Chorus performing Haydn’s Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo and Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, Op. 86
David Bowser, conductor
Lisa Tahara, pianist
University of Toronto

7 Hart House Circle (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[March 16, 2013] 5:15pm
Trombone Recital featuring Ewazen Sonata and Davide Concertino
Jacob Plachta, trombone
Lisa Tahara, piano
Father Madden Hall, University of Toronto

100 St. Joseph Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[February 10, 2013] 3:00pm
Inaugural Tria Fidelis Concert performing Arensky’s Piano Trio, Autumn from Piazzolla’s Four Seasons, and Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor
Tori Lindsay, violin
Nadia Klein, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Brandon Chui, viola
Central Presbyterian Church

165 Charlton Street West (Hamilton, Ontario)
Admission: $20 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students, $40 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children under 12)

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[November 25, 2012] 8:00pm
Winter Song 2012 – Vespera Women’s Ensemble
Sarah John, conductor
Lisa Tahara, pianist
St. Martin in the Fields Anglican Church
151 Glenlake Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $20 regular / $15 students

[November 25, 2012] 2:00pm
Hart House Chorus performing Bach’s Magnificat & More
David Bowser, conductor
Lisa Tahara, pianist
7 Hart House Circle (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[October 14, 2012] 2:00pm
Home Music Club of Toronto
Smetana: Piano Trio Op.15 in G minor
John Soloninka, violin
Shelly Wu, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

3 Massey Square (Toronto, Ontario)

[September 23, 2012] 3:00pm
Holt-Tahara Duo performing sonatas by Prokofiev, Shostakovich & Rachmaninoff
Bryan Holt, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Gallery 345
345 Sorauren Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $20 Adults / $15 Seniors / $10 Students
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[September 16, 2012] 8:00pm
Kitchener – Waterloo Chamber Music Society
Schubert: Trout Quintet & Shostakovich: Three Duets for two violins and piano (arr.)
Allene Chomyn, violin
Judith Davenport, viola
Catherine Anderson, cello
Ian Whitman, bass
Lisa Tahara, piano

KWCMS Music Room
57 Young St. W (Waterloo, Ontario)
Admission: $25 Adults / $20 Seniors / $15 Students
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[July 19, 2012] 7:30pm
Music in the Evening Recital – Reinecke Piano Trio Op. 274 with:
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Bill VerMeulen, horn
Lisa Tahara, piano
Rolston Recital Hall, The Banff Centre
Admission: $25 Adults /$20 Seniors

[July 1, 2012] 12:00pm
St. Lawrence String Quartet Chamber Music Seminar – Final Concert
Smetana Piano Trio with:
John Soloninka, violin
Shelly Wu, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano
Braun Music Center at Stanford University, California
Admission: Free

[May 17-18, 2012]
2012 Shean Piano Competition – Semi-Final & Final Round
Muttart Hall, Alberta College Campus
Grant MacEwan University (Edmonton, Alberta)
http://www.sheancompetition.com/

[May 11, 2012] 12:00pm
Noon Hour Solo Piano Recital featuring Sonatas by Beethoven & Rachmaninoff
St. Andrew’s Church – next to Roy Thomson Hall

73 Simcoe Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[April 20, 2012] 8:00pm
Cantala Ensemble led by Nancy Singla
Forest Hill United Church
2 Wembley Road (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $15

[March 29, 2012] 8:00pm
Spring Song 2011 – Concert of works by Canadian composers
Vespera Ensemble – led by Sarah John

Music Gallery
197 John Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $15 in advance/$18 at door

[March 9, 2012] 5:30pm
Recital – Ryan Broughton, trombone & Lisa Tahara, piano
Father Madden Hall
University of Toronto
100 St. Joseph, Toronto
Admission: Free

[February 11-20, 2012]
Sanctuary Song
Composed by Abigail Richardson & Written by Marjorie Chan
Theatre Direct, Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $15

[January 14, 2012] 7:30pm
Doctoral Recital 1 – Lisa Tahara
Featuring solo piano works by Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Beethoven & Liszt

Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

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[December 8, 2011] 2:00pm
Afternoon concert of Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D Minor with:
Edwin Huizinga, violin
Nadia Felix, cello
Lisa Tahara, piano

The Dunfield Retirement Residency

77 Dunfield Avenue (Toronto, Ontario)

[November 6, 2011] 10:30am
Unitarian Universalist Congregation with Vespera Ensemble
79 Hiawatha Road (Toronto, Ontario)

[October 30, 2011] 11:00am
Forest Hill United Church with Cantala Ensemble
Nancy Singla, conductor
Lisa Tahara, pianist
2 Wembley Road (Toronto, Ontario)
[October 1, 2011] 3:00pm
Japan Relief Benefit Concert – performances by the Gryphon Trio, the TenTen Ensemble and other members of the University of Toronto faculty and graduate students

Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $20 Adults / $10 Children
[http://www.japanrelieftoronto.webs.com]

[August 13, 2011] 3:00pm
Mozarteum Summer Academy – Studio Concert
Kleines Studio, Mozarteum University

1 Mirabell Platz (Salzburg, Austria)

[July 28, 2011]  6:30pm
Toronto Summer Music – Noon Outreach Concert
Church of the Redeemer
162 Bloor Street West (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: Free

[July 27, 2011]  6:30pm
Toronto Summer Music – Mentors & Fellows Concert with Mark Fewer
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $45 Regular/$35 Senior/$20 Student

[July 22, 2011]  6:30pm
Toronto Summer Music – Mentors & Fellows Concert with Christopher Costanza
Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $45 Regular/$35 Senior/$20 Student

[March 24, 2011]  8:00pm
Spring Song 2011 – Concert of works by Canadian composers
Vespera Ensemble led by Sarah John
Music Gallery
197 John Street (Toronto, Ontario)
Admission: $15 advance / $18 at door

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[December 5, 2010]  7:00pm
Dancing Day by John Rutter
Toronto Cantala Women’s Ensemble led by Nancy Singla
Church of the Redeemer
162 Bloor Street West (Toronto, Ontario)
Free Admission

[July 25, 2010]  3:00pm
An Afternoon of Gershwin and Faure
Lisa Tahara, piano & Kathryn Emiko Lee, violin
Oakridge United Church
305 W41 Avenue (Vancouver, B.C.)
Admission: $15/adults, $12/seniors & students

[July 21, 2010]  12:00pm
An Afternoon of Gershwin and Faure
Lisa Tahara, piano & Kathryn Emiko Lee, violin
Canadian Music Centre
837 Davie Street (Vancouver, B.C.)
Admission: $15/adults, $12/seniors & students

[April 7, 2010]  5:15pm
Masters Graduating Recital – Lisa Tahara (solo piano)
Walter Hall, University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park (Toronto, Ontario)