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Lise De La Salle


In just a few years, through her international concert appearances and her award-winning Naïve recordings, 26 year-old Lise de la Salle has established a reputation as one of today's most exciting young artists, and as a musician of uncommon sensibility and maturity. Her playing inspired a Washington Post critic to write, "For much of the concert, the audience had to remember to breathe... the exhilaration didn’t let up for a second until her hands came off the keyboard."

A native of France, Ms. de la Salle first came to international attention in 2005, at the age of 16, with a Bach/Liszt recording that was selected as "Recording of the Month" by Gramophone Magazine. Ms. de la Salle, who records exclusively with the label Naïve, was then similarly recognized in 2008 for her recording of Liszt’s, Prokofiev’s and Shostakovich’s first concertos - a remarkable feat for someone only 20 years old. Her most recent recording offers works of Schumann, including Kinderszenen and the C Major Fan...

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Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1-4 - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos 1-4 - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)  Kinderszenen op. 15 Abegg variations op. 1 Fantasie in c major op. 7
Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Kinderszenen op. 15 Abegg variations op. 1 Fantasie in c major op. 7