poster for Women of NoteLifchitz Plays Music by Three Generations of Women Composers

The Music Program of the University at Albany’s Department of Music and Theatre is pleased to present UAlbany pianist Max Lifchitz in Women of Noteon Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7pm at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center on the uptown campus.

Marking the conclusion of Women’s History Month, the recital includes music by three generations of women composers including works by Beth Anderson, Elizabeth Bell, Anne H. Goldberg, Debra Kaye, Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, Zibuokle Martinaityte, Niloufar Nourbakhsh, Maureen Reyes, Marga Richter, Camille van Lunen and Rain Worthington. The featured compositions will be heard in Albany for the first time. 

Active as pianist and composer, Lifchitz has appeared as soloist with the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Sheboygan Symphony, México’s National Symphony Orchestra and Neuchatel Orchestra in Switzerland. The San Francisco Chronicle described him as "a composer of brilliant imagination and a stunning, ultra-sensitive pianist" while The New York Times praised him on his "clean, measured and sensitive performances." A graduate of The Juilliard School and Harvard University, Lifchitz was invited to join the teaching staff of the University at Albany in 1986. He is the director of the New York City based North/South Chamber Orchestra now celebrating its 40th consecutive season. His numerous recordings are widely available through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, YouTube and most other music streaming services.

This recital is made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and a Seed Money Grant from New York Women Composers, Inc.

Advance tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for students, seniors and UAlbany faculty-staff.  Tickets purchased on the day of the show are $10 for the general public and $5 for students, seniors and UAlbany faculty-staff.  For reservations and further information, contact the Box Office at (518) 442-3997.