Mirna Lekić

pianist

Blog posts

2017 New York International Concerto Festival

August 3, 2017

I had the pleasure of working with this group of accomplished young artists as part of the 2017 New York International Concerto Festival directed by Jahye Kim. 

 

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Between the Keys with Jed Distler

June 8, 2017

Tune in to WWFM (89.1FM) this Tuesday (6/13/17) for Between the Keys with Jed Distler. 

Episode 104: New Old and Unexpected II.

Featured pianists include Lara Downes, Susanne Kessel, Mirna Lekic, Spencer Myer, Gabriele Baldocci, Malcolm Binns, Cyprien Katsaris and more.

 

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Women Composers Festival of Hartford

April 30, 2017

After our performance at the 2017 Women Composers Festival of Hartford:

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Global Music Awards Silver Medal

March 23, 2017

Masks was recognized with a Silver Medal (Outstanding Achievement) in the Instrumentalist category by the Global Music Awards!

    

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"Masks"

January 6, 2017

Masks was released today on Centaur Records! Order your copy here.

Cover art by Maia Cruz Palileo (www.maiacruzpalileo.com)

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2016 CMS National Conference - Santa Fe

November 2, 2016

Memories of this year's College Music Society National Conference held in beautiful Santa Fe:

  

   

   

 

 

 

 

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Shastra Symposium

October 5, 2016

In good company at the 2016 Shastra Symposium:

Kupferberg Holocaust Center Colloquium 2016-17

September 16, 2016
 
  KHRCA Colloquium, 2016-2017
 
FLEEING GENOCIDE: 
DISPLACEMENT, EXILE, AND THE REFUGEE 
 
This year's colloquia, fund…

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Théâtre de la Vieille Grille - Paris

July 12, 2016

A souvenir from our sold-out shows at La Vieille Grille in Paris (July, 2016)

 

Intercultural Music Conference and Concerts

February 16, 2016

I look forward to performing as part of this great event (website). 

"Eastern Currents" with Ensemble 365

February 16, 2016

The first event in Ensemble 365's two-concert series titled "Eastern Currents" was listed by The New York Times as a highlight of the month-long  Composers Now festival and was praised by Frank Daykin of the New York Concert Review.

 

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Happy Birthday, Paul Dukas!

December 8, 2015

Caroline Borderies, Maud Aptekar and I celebrated Paul Dukas' 150th birthday by creating an original shadow play and piano production of L'Apprenti sorcier (1897). The program, designed as a triptych of didactic legends successfully translated into music, also featured Claude Debussy's preludes La C…

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New Teaching Appointment

September 11, 2015

I am pleased and excited to join the Department of Music at Queensborough Community College - CUNY as an assistant professor!
 

Music, Intertextuality, and Inter-Art Forms in Third Republic France

June 21, 2015

Upcoming presentation in Ireland: conference site.

Upcoming Conference Presentation

February 13, 2015

"Intertextuality in Music Since 1900" * Lisbon, Portugal  (conference site)

Viva 21st Century! on WPRB

December 26, 2014

Tune in this Saturday, December 27th, for Classical Discoveries' annual marathon of contemporary music. My performance of Andre Bregegere's Petite Suite will be broadcast between 10pm and midnight. You can listen on 103.3FM, or online at www.wprb.com.

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Masks - A Debut Album

November 29, 2014

Early next year, I will begin work on my debut recording titled Masks, an album focusing on lesser known piano works inspired by the world of puppets, dolls and Commedia dell'arte characters. This project draws on my doctoral research and reflects my affinity for this touching, beautiful and masterf…

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The American Prize Competition Finalist!

August 18, 2014

The American Prize announces its 2014 piano performance finalists: Piano Finalists Solo Division 

 

The American Prize celebrates American excellence in the performing arts. TAP sponsors a series of annual, national, non-profit competitions, selecting the best recorded performances of music in…

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QNMF in the New York Times

May 7, 2014

Queens New Music Festival to Offer Eclectic Works

 By ALLAN KOZINN

May 1, 2014, 3:18 pm

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2014 Queens New Music Festival

March 9, 2014

Meet the 2014 QNMF Participants: Duo RoMi

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Duo RoMi is a New York‐based flute and piano ensemble, dedicated to presenting innovative programs that combine classical repertoire with contemporary and newly commissioned works. Formed in the fall of 2008, the duo has performed at the Music i…

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