Tue, May 15th

Lisker Horvath Violin Duo


Doors 6:30pm
Show 7:15pm
Advance Price $25
Door Price $25

Advanced online ticket sales stop at 5pm on day of show
If available, more tickets are available at door


- David Lisker - violin
- Bela Horvath - violin/viola
- Alla Milchstein - piano


A.Vivaldi: Concerto for two violins in a-minor op.3
                 1. Allegro
                 2. Largettho e Spiritoso
                 3. Allegro
David Lisker solos
F.Kreisler: La Gitana,
F.Kresiler/C.Gluck: Melody
F.Kreisler/De Falla: Danse Espagnole
Bela Horvath solos
J.Brahms/F.Kreisler: Hungarian Dance No. 17
H. Wieniawski: Polonaise in D
G.F.Handel/J.Halvorsen: Passacaglia for violin and viola.
D. Shostakovich: Prelude, Waltz, and Polka for 2 violins and piano
P.de.Sarasate: Navarra for two violins



As a testament to his exceptional versatility, David Lisker has
appeared as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer in
many of today’s most prestigious concert halls including New York’s
Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Merkin Hall,
The Mann Auditorium in Israel, The Orange County Performing Arts
Center in California, The National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and The
Shanghai Theatre in China. Mr. Lisker has also performed on the live
PBS broadcast of “Live from Lincoln Center”, recorded and interviewed
for Bob Sherman’s “Young Artist Showcase” on WQXR in New York, and was
the only violinist ever to be featured on David Dubal’s “Piano
Matters” on WWFM Radio.
Recent highlights include a performance at the Singer Festival in
Warsaw, Poland, a performance of the C Major Mozart Viola Quintet at
the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York with Itzhak Perlman, a
performance in the Chicago Beethoven Festival live on WFMT, and solo
appearances with the South Coast Symphony Orchestra under Maestro
Barry Silverman in California, and the Queretaro Philharmonic
Orchestra under Maestro Guadalupe Flores performing the Glazunov
Violin Concerto live on Mexican radio. Mr. Lisker has also released a
CD this year entitled “Duets” alongside internationally acclaimed
Hungarian violinist, Bela Horvath, which is currently available on
Amazon and iTunes worldwide.

Born in Novosibirsk, Russia, Mr. Lisker immigrated to America with his
parents when he was 4 and began studying violin at the age of 5 with
his father. He continued his studies with Terrine Gomez in Champagne,
Illinois, Linda Rose in Los Angeles, and Mark Zinger in Chicago. At
14, he was one of 18 young violinists selected to participate in the
renowned summer music program, The Perlman Music Program, where he
studied with Itzhak Perlman for 5 years. Mr. Lisker also participated
in the National Centre's Young Artists Program in Ottawa for 4 years.
Further associations have included Eric Friedman, Vadim Repin, Joseph
Kalichstein, Michael Tree, Lawrence Dutton, and Robert Mann.
Mr. Lisker received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Manhattan
School of Music where he studied with Patinka Kopec and Pinchas
Zukerman, and went on to receive his Master of Music degree from the
Juilliard School where he studied with Itzhak Perlman.



Bela Horvath was born in Hungary in 1982, beginning his violin studies
at the age of four with his grandfather. Being a student of the Bela
Bartok Conservatory, Mr. Horvath won the National Janos Koncz violin
competition in Hungary in 1998.
His success continues, and the next year Bela was one of the finalists
at the International Carl Flesch violin competition. He received a
special prize for the best interpretation of the 20th century piece
which was written for the competition by Miklos Csemiczky.
After study with Miklos Szenthelyi, the Franz Liszt University of
Music, Bela was selected and admitted to the Manhattan School of
Music, New York in 2002 in studio of the most famous violinist and
conductor of today Mr. Pinchas Zukerman and his associate
Though his performances overseas and throughout the United States have
included radio and television broadcasts, recordings, and solos with
orchestras and chamber music concerts, he is best known as a
recitalist. His recital programs invariably include shorter works, of
which he is so fond, as well as the larger masterpieces of the violin
Highlights of his carrier became a debut recital in Carnegie Hall,
Weill Hall in 2003
Besides focusing of making his Master’s Degree, Bela Horvath also
enjoys collaborating with other instrumentalists around the world.
With one of the group he has recently recorded a chamber music for
“Marquis Music” in Canada.