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Diary 2023/2022

Sat 8th & Sun 9th July 2023
Friend International Flute Academy Masterclass Weekend

8th / 9th July 2023 (10-5 pm)

Lisa Friend (Flute-Rep Masterclasses)

Stewart McLlwham - Flautist / Principal Piccolo Player of the London Philharmonic Orchestra / Professor Royal College of Music

Mark Kinkaid (Resident course pianist for repertoire classes)

Anna Stokes (Flute-Ensemble Class)

July 2023

Recording project with the Tippett Quartet

8th December 2022
The National Brain Appeal Christmas Concert
Holy Sepulchre (Holborn Viaduct,EC1A 2DQ).
Special guests and performers include Edward Fox, Nickolas Grace, Garry Richardson, flautist Lisa Friend accompanied on piano by Jack Pepper.


Tickets Link:

Saturday 19th November 2022 / 7pm
Lamberhurst Music Festival (Flute & Piano Recital)
Flute Soloist: Lisa Friend

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Sat 29th & Sun 30th October 2022
Friend International Flute Academy Masterclass Weekened
Lisa Friend - Flute
Anna Stokes - Flute
Mark Kinkaid - Piano

Tickets Link:

Sunday 20th February 2022 / 7pm
Flute Soloist: Lisa Friend
Conductor: Stanley Dodds
Orchestra: CRR Genç Oda Orkestrası
Concert Hall: Cemal Reşit Rey Konser Salonu, Istanbul, Turkey
Mercadante Flute Concerto in E Minor (Lisa Friend / Soloist)

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Diary 2020/2019

23rd January 2020
Opening Concert of Mozart Week 2020
Soloist (Lisa Friend) with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg
Great Hall, Mozarteum, Salzburg
Mozart Andante in C Major KV315

26th November 2019
Interview with Hannah Roberts on Scala Radio

30th August 2019
'Voyage' Chandos Records Album OFFICIAL Release - Lisa Friend (Flute), Craig Ogden (Guitar) & Aquarelle Quartet
CLASSIC FM Drive Discovery CD of the Week 26th August 2019


27th July 2019
Interview with Simon Mayo on Scala Radio
Episode catch up link:

26th May 2019
BBC Radio London Live Interview & performance re the launch of  'Essence' Album (Chandos Records)

30th March-2nd April 2019
Filming with Rohan De Silva in New York for forthcoming Chandos Records release.

29th March 2019

Lisa Friend Interview and performance with Rohan De Silva on
WQXR New York Classical Radio Station

29th March 2019
2019 Essence Lisa Friend plays Faure and Debussy’ with pianist,
Rohan De Silva (Chandos Records)

1st March 2019
Lamberhurst Music Festival
Flute/Guitar recital with guitarist Craig Ogden

Lisa Friend - Flute
Craig Ogden - Guitar
Book Tickets

28th January 2019
Royal Academy of Music, London
Lisa Friend - Flute Performance Masterclass


11th December 2018
Princes Trust Concert
Details to follow

1st November 2018
“Oceans of Dreams 2 release” by  Pianist and composer Jan Mulder.  Featured track Lisa Friend “ Ocean of Dreams 2”-Lisa Friend & the London Philharmonic Orchestra

21st October 2018
BBC Radio 2 London with Gaby Roslin
Ian Mulder's 'Ocean of Dreams 2' track broadcast - Lisa Friend / London Philharmonic Orchestra (1st November 2018 release)

October 2018
Recording CD for Chandos Records  with Guitarist Craig Ogden and Aquarelle quartet

September 2018
Recording CD for  Chandos Records
Flute/ Piano with pianist Rohan de Silva

July 2018
Recording at  Air Studios, London with pianist and composer Ian Mulder/ London Philharmonic Orchestra for album “ Ocean of Dreams 2”


10th August 2017 - 12:30pm

Lisa Friend / Brodsky Quartet
Mozart Flute Quartets

Cambridge International String Academy Guests Artist Recital
Trinity Chapel, Cambridge, UK


16th July 2017 (Between 9am and 10am)

Lisa Friend (Flute) and the Brodsky Quartet
Performing live on the Andrew Marr TV Show on BBC 1

Their performance will also be available on catchup shortly after the broadcast.

Lisa Friend (Flute) & the Brodsky Quartet - Ian Belton (Violin), Paul Cassidy (Viola), Jacqueline Thomas (Cello)


15th/16th July 2017
Friend International Flute Academy 2017

12th May 2017
Champs Hill Recital
Lisa Friend, Anna Stokes (Flutes)
Mark Kinkaid (Piano)


21st-22nd April 2017
Jury Member for École Normale de Musique de Paris-Alfred Cortot Diplôme supérieur de concertiste Salle Cortot, Paris


23rd February 2017
Lisa is excited to be performing 'Cinema Affair' for
'Project Polunin' (Details to follow)


27th January 2017
Release of Mozart Quartets (Chandos)Lisa Friend / Brodsky Quartet



6th January 2017
Lisa will be performing & chatting to Suzy Klein on BBC Radio 3 'In Tune' Programme this Friday the 6th January at 4.30 pm in the lead up to her latest CD release of the Mozart Flute Quartets with the renowned Brodsky quartet (Chandos Records).


15th December 2016 - 7:30pm

Cadogan Hall Concert - Children & the Arts 'A Special 10th Anniversary Concert' in collaboration with Classic FM.

Aled Jones (Host)
Lisa Friend (Flautist)
Danielle de Niese (Lyric Soprano)
Joe Stilgoe (Pianist and Singer)
Dame Penelope Wilton (Reading)

Tickets available online at:
Cadogan Hall Box Office

OR By Phone: 020 7730 4500

4th / 5th July 2016

Friend International Flute Academy  - London

28th June 2016

Home House, London ' Haifa for Children' Private Charity Event Performance

26th June 2016

BBC London Show with Gaby Roslin 3-6pm
Live Interview & Performance


23rd June 2016

CD Launch / Live showcase

2nd June 2016
Children and the Arts  - Ambassador visit

May 2016
Tour of South Korea
3rd May - Sunwha Arts School
4th May - Sookmyung University
4th May - Ewha University5th May - Seoul University
5th May - Dolce Powell

March 2016

Lisa Friend / Brodsky Quartet - Mozart Flute Quartets Recording

Feb 2016
Masterclass & Recital - Hull University

Jan 2016
Lisa Friend / City of Prague Philharmonic Recording



Nov 2015
Arts at Stowe Luminance Recital - Stowe, UK

20th-23rd July 2015
The Friend International Flute Academy

22nd April 2015
Powell Artist Concert  - London in collaboration with 'Verne Powell Flutes USA' & All Flutes Plus  - Recital with Lisa Friend, Paul Edmund Davies & Adam Walker. Venue - 19 Thayer Street, London, W1U 2QJ

5th February 2015
Wigmore Hall Lunchtime Recital - 1pm, London


4th February 2015
BBC Radio Three Live 'In Tune' Recital & Interview, London


24th Jan 2015
Mozart Concerto with the Oxford Philomusica, Oxford


22nd October 2014
RHC Concert Series 2014 Concert
Lisa Friend - Flute / Anna Stokes - Flute

Mark Kinkaid - Piano / Martin Radford - Cello

Cadogan Hall Concert Link


2nd - 14th October 2014
Spain - Private Engagements, Spain


9th-11th August 2014
The Friend Flute Academy with
Lisa Friend (Soloist - Flute), Anna Stokes (Chamber / Orchestral Player - Flute) & Guest course professsor - Robert Winn - Professor of Flute - Cologne College of Music (Musikhochschule Köln)


22nd June 2014
Arts Club London Recital
An evening of famous film themes from the cinematic greats featuring works from Lisa Friend's CD 'Deep in my soul' (Morricone Medley etc) and pieces from her new CD 'Luminance'

Soloist, Lisa Friend (Flute) with her trio - Martin Radford (Cello) and Mark Kinkaid (Piano) as well as works from the new CD 'Luminance' with fellow flautist Anna Stokes and Mark Kinkaid (piano)
Arts Club London


31st May 2014
Flute Masterclass & Concert in Cambridge
Afternoon masterclass with Lisa Friend (flute) with Anna Stokes (flute)
Evening concert  - Highlights from the NEW CD 'Luminance' (Classic FM CD of the Weekend-Jan 2014)

11th-18th May 2014
Masterclasses & Concerts - Seoul, Korea (11-18th May 2014)
Tour of South Korea


April 2014
Works for flute and orchestra by Vivaldi
Smirice Easter Festival 2014 - Prague
Flute Soloist - Lisa Friend
Jaroslav Svěcený - Violin
Jitka Navratilova - Cembalist
Julie Svěcená - Violin
Virtuosi Pragenses Chamber Orchestra


22nd March 2014
Recital in Paris


Tue 25th February 2014
Champs Hill Spring Concert Series
Lisa Friend - Flute Anna Stokes  - Flute
Mark Kinkaid - Piano
Highlights from the new CD 'Luminance'
Champs Hill Rooms, Sussex


17th February 2014
St James's Piccadilly
Lunchtime Recital
Lisa Friend - Flute
Anna Stokes - Flute
Mark Kinkaid - Piano
Highlights from the new CD 'Luminance'


16th February 2014
Lisa Friend - Guest on Gaby Roslin Show on BBC London - Live Interview & Performance 3-5pm
BBC London Broadcast


13th January 2014
BBC Radio 3 Broadcast of track from NEW Luminance CD - Lisa Friend, Anna Stokes & Mark Kinkaid
BBC Radio 3 Broadcast



Sunday 26th Jan 2014
BBC RADIO 2 will be airing a track from our NEW CD 'Luminance' on the Good Morning Sunday with Clare Balding this coming Sunday 26th Jan 2014 just before 8am

'Luminance' Solo & Duo Works for Flute & Piano - Lisa Friend, Anna Stokes (flutes) & Mark Kinkaid (Piano)
BBC Radio 2



Lisa Friend is currently recording her second solo album

18th / 19th Jan 2014
Luminance CD 'Classic FM CD of the Weekend 18th/19th Jan 2014'
Lisa Friend, Anna Stokes (Flutes) & Mark Kinkaid (Piano)
Broadcast on Classic FM:
6-9am Sat & Sun 18th / 19th Jan 14' Anne-Marie Minhall Show
3-5pm Jamie Crick Show  (Sat 18th Jan 14')
Classic FM Broadcast


Jan 2014
CD Launch - Lisa Friend, Anna Stokes & Mark Kinkaid - Solo & Two flute
and piano works - Champs Hill Records


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