Lowell Liebermann, classical music composer

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Lowell Liebermann

Biography

Lowell Liebermann (born February 22, 1961 in New York City) is an American composer, pianist and conductor.

At the age of sixteen, Liebermann performed at Carnegie Hall, playing his Piano Sonata, op. 1. He studied at the Juilliard School of Music with David Diamond and Vincent Persichetti, gaining bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

His most recorded works are the Sonata for Flute and Piano (1987), the Gargoyles for piano (1989) and the Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1992). Other notable works include a sonata for flute and guitar (1988), four cello sonatas (most recently 2008) the second piano concerto (1992), the opera The Picture of Dorian Gray (1996), a second symphony (2000), a trumpet concerto (2000), a violin concerto (2001), Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra (2001), and the opera Miss Lonelyhearts (2006) which was commissioned as part of the festivities surrounding the centennial of the Juilliard School. He was also commissioned by the Dranoff International Two Piano Foundation to compose "Three Lullabies" for two pianos.

His work combines elements of traditional tonality and structure with more adventurous harmonies. His Concerto for Piccolo and Orchestra, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, and Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra have been recorded by James Galway. His Clarinet Concerto was recorded by American clarinetist Jon Manasse.

Liebermann resides in New York City.

Composer Title Date Action
Lowell Liebermann Gargoyles, Op. 29 05/04/2009 Play Add to playlist
Lowell Liebermann from Four Etudes on Brahms Songs 09/13/2009 Play Add to playlist
Lowell Liebermann Sonata for Flute and Piano 01/08/2009 Play Add to playlist
Lowell Liebermann Gargoyles, Op. 29 01/20/2009 Play Add to playlist
Lowell Liebermann Sonata for flute and piano, op. 23 04/10/2012 Play Add to playlist