Lac-Mégantic at the University of Toronto


Jun 15, 2014    
7:30 pm


Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, UofT
80 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON

Event Type

As the first anniversary of the tragic train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec approaches, Lisa Tahara reprises her performance from last year of Frank Horvat’s solo piano composition, Lac-Mégantic.

Join her as she mesmerizes us with performances of Ravel, Debussy, Liszt & Horvat.

Admission: FREE. More info on Facebook.

Lisa Tahara is a Japanese-Canadian classical pianist residing in Toronto, Ontario and is currently in the Doctorate of Musical Arts program at the University of Toronto. Over the past 11 years, she has appeared in solo and chamber concerts throughout North America and Europe. Lisa has also performed as a soloist with several orchestras across Canada such as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, and the University of Victoria Orchestra. In 2013, she was a featured guest artist performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no.2 with the Westben Festival Orchestra & the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra. Lisa also starred and performed in France Benoit’s short film during the summer of 2013 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.


  1. I’m in a New York State of Mind - Frank Horvat - August 13, 2015

    […] I am looking forward to getting back home though as this Sunday I get to hear one of those hard working musicians, the uber talented, Lisa Tahara, as she performs one of my most explosive and emotionally gripping piano compositions, Lac-Mégantic. The concert will be powerful and free! […]

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