Joyce was the silver medalist at the 2005 Cliburn competition...
I just saw her last night, and she was AMAZING (it was worth every one of the 400 minutes I spent driving to and from
). She played Liebermann's Gargoyles (which was probably my favourite one of the night because she played them SO well), the Vine piano sonata #1, 4 Scarlatti sonatas, and Schumann's Carnaval. Then for encores she did the 6th Hungarian Rhapsody (yay!) and a transcription of Gershwin's "the man I love".
I even got my picture with her!
Has anybody else here heard any of her recordings?
Oh, how wonderful to have that opportunity! The program sounds like it was delightful. I've listened to some of her recordings from the competition (I particularly enjoyed her rendition of Scarbo from Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit), and I was tempted to get perturbed with the judges for not awarding her first place.
I agree, she's simply a stunning pianist - a full-blown artist of high caliber (and she won that competition at nineteen, if I'm remembering correctly