I have nothing but praise for James Lisney's piano playing; he combines velvet touch and wide range of colour with complete understanding of phrasing and dynamic shading. This is someone who can really give the mechanical box of wires and wood a singing soul. The Telegraph
James Lisney
I have nothing but praise for James Lisney's piano playing; he combines velvet touch and wide range of colour with complete understanding of phrasing and dynamic shading. This is someone who can really give the mechanical box of wires and wood a singing soul.
The Telegraph

Forthcoming recitals

Masterworks Concert 67

May 8th at 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Room
East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata for Gamba in D, BWV 1028
Frederyk Chopin Sonata in g, opus 65
Johann Sebastian Bach Chaconne (from Violin Partita, BWV 1004, transcribed Joy Lisney)
Johannes Brahms Sonata in D, opus 78

Joy Lisney violoncello

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Bach, Brahms, Chopin

May 19th at 4pm
St George's, Bristol
Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata for Gamba in D, BWV 1028
Frederyk Chopin Sonata in g, opus 65
Johann Sebastian Bach Chaconne (from Violin Partita, BWV 1004, transcribed Joy Lisney)
Johannes Brahms Sonata in D, opus 78

Joy Lisney violoncello

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Bach, Brahms, Chopin

8th June at 7.45pm
Purcell Room at Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

JS Bach: Sonata in D for viola da gamba & keyboard, BWV.1028
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65ds
JS Bach: Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV.1004 arr. Joy Lisney for cello
Brahms: Violin Sonata No.1, Op.78 transc. in D for cello & piano

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Opening concert of the Mosterdzaadje season

8th September at 3pm
t'Mosterdzaadje
Kerkweg 29, 2071 NA Santpoort-Noord, Netherlands

Schubert     Impromptu in c, D 899/1
Haydn         Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50
Beethoven  Sonata in E, opus 109
Chopin        Nocturnes, opus 62


...petits concerts VII

30th September
1901 Arts Club
7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE

In aid of AmberTrust.org - giving blind or partially-sighted children the best possible chance to fulfil their musical aspirations.

Haydn        Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50
Beethoven Sonata in E, opus 109
Chopin       Nocturnes, opus 62
Schubert    Sonata in c, D 958


Masterworks Concert 68

1st October at 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Room
E Approach Drive, Cheltenham GL 52 3J£

Haydn        Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50
Beethoven Sonata in E, opus 109
Chopin       Nocturnes, opus 62
Schubert    Sonata in c, D 958


Endgame I

October 13th at 4pm
St George's, Bristol
Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

Haydn        Sonata in C, Hob XIV 50
Beethoven Sonata in E, opus 109
Chopin       Nocturnes, opus 62
Schubert    Sonata in c, D 958


Endgame I

October 24th at 7.30pm
The Rudolfinum
Alšovo nábř. 12, 110 00 Josefov, Czechia


Haydn        Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50
Beethoven Sonata in E, opus 109
Chopin       Nocturnes, opus 62
Schubert    Sonata in c, D 958


...petits concerts VIII

11th November at 7.30pm
1901 Arts Club
7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE

Details to be confirmed


Masterworks Concert 69

12th November at 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Room
E Approach Drive, Cheltenham GL 52 3J£

Details to be confirmed


...petits concerts IX

9th December at 7.30pm
1901 Arts Club
7 Exton St, Lambeth, London SE1 8UE

Details to be confirmed


Masterworks Concert 70

December 11th at 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Room
E Approach Drive, Cheltenham GL 52 3J£

Details to be confirmed


The Lisney Trio

13th December at 7.30pm
Studio Music
Mill St, Brightlingsea, Colchester CO7 0SX

Details to be confirmed

Emma Lisney violin
Joy Lisney violoncello

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Endgame II

January 26th at 4pm
St George's, Bristol
Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

Haydn Sonata in D, XVI 51
Chopin Barcarolle, opus 60
Polonaise Fantaisie, opus 61
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, opus 110
Schubert Sonata in A, D 959


Endgame III

6th May at 7.30pm
St George's, Bristol
Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

Haydn Sonata in E flat, Hob XVI 52
Beethoven Sonata in c, opus 111
Chopin Mazurkas, opus 63
Schubert Sonata in B flat, D 960


Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert

19th May at 7.45pm
Purcell Room at Southbank Centre
Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

Haydn Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, opus 110
Schubert Sonata in B flat, D 960

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Endgame IV

24th November at 7.30pm
St George's, Bristol
Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

Schubert Klavierstücke D 946
Chopin Waltzes, opus 64
Chopin Mazurkas, opus 67 and 68
Beethoven Veränderungen über einen Walzer von Diabelli, opus 120


James organises highly regarded residential piano masterclasses.

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