Alicia Lieu is the founder and Artistic Director of the chamber ensemble Musikapiphany.

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Sounds of Arts Festival 2018:


An evening of arias, world premieres, and dance.

Bad things happen. But when you sing about bad things, you produce hope.

Monday, November 19 at 8pm at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City

Music by Alicia Lieu, Yui Kitamura, Bizet, Mozart, R. Strauss, Gilbert & Sullivan, and more! World premiere of “Real Blueberries” for soprano and string quintet, based on the short story by Louis M. Gaudio.

Featuring Lia-Shea Tillett, Kyle Marra (dance), Caroline Miller, Elizabeth Smith, Estibaliz Martinez, Joshua Simka, Katherine Wiswell, Sarah Heilman, Stephen Velasquez, Steven Trolinger (vocalists), and the Musikapiphany ensemble.

Alicia Lieu, Music Director and Conductor

Elisa Talvitie, Guest Conductor

Mavis Pan, Guest Conductor

Sounds of Arts Festival 2017:

Inspirations from the East

Music by Asian and Asian-American composers

Reading of “Little Hokusai” a mini opera (excerpt) by Japanese composer Yui Kitamura“Unwrapping Fortune” a mini opera by Chinese-American composer Alicia Lieu, and a world premiere of “Neighbor” inspired by “The House of Smells and Noises” from Lee Su Kim’s “Sarong Secrets” by Malaysian composer JunYi Chow

Dance-it-Yourself Nutcracker 2017:

Artistic Director/Conductor: Alicia Lieu, Director of Dance: Theresa Burns

Sounds of Arts Festival 2016:

On Being Boheme 

An evening of opera and chorus, including two readings by Yui Kitamura and Alicia Lieu, Grieg’s Holberg Suite and selections from La Bohème and Rigoletto performed by Musikapiphany featuring MuSE Chorus, John-Andrew Fernandez, Candace Matthews, Caroline Miller, Ross Schwaber, Stephen Velasquez, Kate Wiswell, Lauren Yokabaskas.

Dance-it-Yourself Nutcracker 2016:

Artistic Director: Alicia Lieu, Conductor: David Stech, Director of Dance: Theresa Burns