February 19, 2017

Premiere of A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.

for viola and piano to be performed by

Paul Neubauer, viola and Liliya Ugay, piano

commissioned by Carson McCullers Center,

Nyack library /Carnegie room, Nyack, NY

November 14-16, 2017

Oblivion will be performed by Nashville Symphony under Giiancarlo Guerrero during the Composer Lab and Workshop 

Nashville, TN​​

June 11, 2016

Premiere of Sickle Moon for soprano and ensemble

Yale Composers  Songs of Rolling Earth,

Molly Netter and Albany Symphony

American Music Festival

Troy, NY

November 2, 2017

Silenced Voices: 100 years - Music of Soviet Russia

with Agata Sorotokin, Matthew Keown, Alexandra Simpson, Benjamin Morency, Anna Elsworth

Works by Sidelnikov, Sergei Slonimsky, Ustvolskaya, Gubaidulina, Denisov

Whitney Humanities Center,

New Haven, CT

May 10, 2015

Ford Forqurean will premiere Liliya Ugay's Drawn in the Fog for clarinet and electronics at Stony Brook University, Recital Hall, Long Island, NY

April 26, 2015

Dimitris Kostopoulos will perform Nostalgia at the Oslo

Grieg Festival, National Gallery, Oslo (Norway).

April 23, 2015

Recital with Danielle Wiebe (viola); Hindemith, Faure

Yale School of Music

April 9, 2015

Premiere of Clockwork Toys for piano commissioned by pianist Tzu-yi Chen at Jule-Collins-Smith Museum, Auburn, AL

Same program on Apr. 12 at Pro-Mozart society, Atlanta, GA and on Apr. 18, at Colony hall, Melbourne, FL

recent and upcoming events

past events

November 19, 2015

Drawn in the Fog, New Music New Haven series,

Yale School of Music, 

New Haven, CT

May 4, 2016

Beethoven chamber music concert

Liliya Ugay will perform Beethoven Clarinet Trio op. 11

with Eric Braley and Benjamin Fleischacker

Rosenfield Hall, New Haven, CT

October 3, 2016

Jeremy Bass and Ashlee Booth perform Rag Time

University of Tennessee/ School of Music

Knoxville, TN

April 29, 2017

Oblivion will be performed by

New England Philharmonic (cond. Richard Pittman)

Tsai Performance Center

Boston, MA



February 6, 2016

Ford Forqurean will perform Drawn in the Fog

at The Firehouse space in Brooklyn, NYC

June 24, 2015

New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival will feature Liliya Ugay's Nostalgia, Abrons Arts Center, New York

May 25, 2015

Ignacio Soto will perform Liliya Ugay's Nostalgia at

Basque Country Conservatory, Spain

September 24, 2017

THE NEW CREW, American Lyric Theater

Program TBA

The National Opera Center

​New York, NY


February 1, 2016

Recital with Luke Stence (double bass),

Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT

December 9, 2015

Recital with Alexandra Simpson (viola);

Glinka, Sonata for Viola

Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT

December 17, 2017

Premiere of Rhapsody in Color 

by Yale Philharmonia

New Music New Haven series

Woolsey Hall, New Haven, CT

September 2, 2015

Jeremy Bass and Cody Putnam will perform Rag Time

at University of Kentucky, Niles Gallery, Lexington, KY

April 1, 2016

Molinari Quartet composition competition final:

performance of Ugay's String Quartet No. 2;

Conservatory of Montreal

Public workshop on March 30.

Montreal, Canada

April 2, 2015

Premiere of a PRESSOUT for large ensemble, Yale School of Music, New Music New Haven series.

May 15, 2015

Children musical "Over the Rainbow" with music by Liliya Ugay, 15th Kedron Elementary School, Peachtree City, Atlanta, GA

composer, pianist

May 3rd, 2017

Silenced Voices: Music of Soviet Russia 

Chamber Music series organized by Liliya Ugay and Agata Sorotokin; music by Varvara Gaigerova, Alexander Mosolov, Alfred Schnittke, featuring Julia Clancy, Eric Adamschick, Elliot Lee and Carl Gardner, Agata Sorotokin, and Liliya Ugay
Whitney Humanities Center

New Haven, CT

January 22, 2017

Performing Michael Gilbertson's Low hanging fruit

alongside with YSM students at National Sawdust

Brooklyn, NYC

October 27, 2016

Premiere of Morning Call  for voice and large ensemble

in collaboration with the poet Sokunthary Svay

Jin-Xiang Yu and Yale Philharmonia

Sprague hall

New Haven, CT

June 14, 2016

Drawn in the Fog at

New York CIty Electroacoustic Music Festival

Ann Abrons Center, Manhattan

New York, NY

March 5, 2016

Recital with Danielle Wiebe (viola),

Vieuxtemps, Britten, Vaughan-Williams, Paganini

Yale School of Music, New Haven CT

March 30, 2015

Recital with Marissa Olegario (bassoon); Vivaldi, Bitsch

at Morse Recital Hall, Yale School of Music.

April 29, 2015

Shen concert at Yale University Theater, New Haven, CT

A Year Left, and Scene 2: Man and Petra (after Other People by C. Shin)

May 3, 2016

Silenced Voices: Music of Soviet Russia

Lecture recital by Liliya Ugay featuring selected

piano works by N. Roslavets, S. Feinberg,
A. Mosolov, G. Ustvolskaya, V. Gavrilin, M. Weinberg

Parker hall, Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT

December 5, 2015

Recital with Julia Clancy (viola); Bowen and Rosza

Yale School of Music,

New Haven, CT

June 23 - August 20, 2017

Aspen Music Festival

​​July 16 -  Rhapsody in Color for orchestra, first reading (Aspen Conducting Academy)

August 3rd - Premiere of Third World Fable-3 for piano trio (First Glimpse Concert Series)

August 12- Rhapsody in Color, second reading 

Harris Concert Hall

August 14 - A Tree. A Rock, A Cloud. with Nethanel Pollack

Hurst Hall

August 19 - Sickle moon with Maureen Kelly

Chamber Music Showcase, Bucksbaum Campus

Aspen, CO

March 15, 2016

"Unheard-of" at Tarleton State University (TX);

Same program on March 18 at Troy University (AL)

Participation as a composer and a pianist


January 18, 2016

Recital with Ruda Lee (violin): Bartok, Rubinstein

Sudlet Hall, Yale School of Music,

New Haven, CT

February 5, 2015

Premiere of ...that glowing face, beautiful and blind" (based on a poem by Lois Becket), British contralto Hilary Summers and baroque ensemble Antico Moderno at Sprague hall of Yale School of Music, New Music New Haven series. 

June 6, 2015

June in Buffalo Festival

Performance of Liliya Ugay's Third World Fable,

Buffalo, NY

February 8, 2016

Dae Hee Ahn will premiere  IV-Piu Lento from Four intermezzi for Violin solo (2016)at her DMA  recital,

Morse recital hall, Yale School of Music,  New Haven, CT

April 1, 2017

Silenced Voices: Music of Soviet Russia

Lecture-recital by Liliya Ugay featuring selected

piano works by N. Roslavets, S. Feinberg,
A. Mosolov, G. Ustvolskaya, V. Gavrilin, M. Weinberg

Carswell Recital Hall, Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

October 29, 2017

Silenced Voices: 100 years - Music of Soviet Russia

with Agata Sorotokin, Nethanel Pollak, Mark Prihodko, Natalia Rubis, Elliot Lee, and Eric Adamshick

Works by Weinberg, Roslavets, Tcherepnin, Shostakovich

Whitney Humanities Center,

New Haven, CT

March 5, 2017

Benji Fleischacker and Henry Shapard will perform

Quasi Gigue for two cellos; Bach-athon project

Dwight Chapel, Yale University,

New Haven, CT

December 10, 2015

Premiere of Oblivion for orchestra, Yale Philharmonia,

Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT

September 5, 2015

Ford Forqurean will perform Liliya Ugay's Drawn in the Fog for clarinet and electronics (project Unheard-of)

at Opera America, New York. Same program on Oct. 23 (Marywood University, PA) and Nov. 21 (University of Tennesse-Knoxville, TN)

April 8, 2015

Recital with Jing Yang (violin), at Morse Recital Hall;

Franck, Ravel, Mozart, Yale School of Music

L I L I Y A   U G A Y

Sept. 21-25, 2016

Drawn in the Fog at NoiceGate Festival

NYU Steinhardt

New York, NY

November 9, 2017

Sickle Moon

 Jin-Xiang Yu and Yale Philharmonia

New Music New Haven series

​Sprague Hall, New Haven, CT

April 13, 2017

A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud. performed by

Julia Clancy, viola and Liliya Ugay, piano

New Music New Haven Series, Morse recital hall

New Haven, CT

April 2, 2017

Premiere of To the Lost World dedicated to

100th anniversary of Russian Revolution

Commissioned by Peter Askim and Raleigh Civic Symphony

North State Carolina University

Raleigh, NC

November 14, 2015

Boston New Music Initiative: Opening Concert of Season 7

Third World Fable at Clarendon Hill Presbytarian Church, Boston, MA

April 6, 2015

Recital with Bogdan Dumitriu (bassoon), at Morse Recital Hall; Schumann, Dichterliebe

Yale School of Music

June 6 and 8, 2016

Workshop and recording of Sospiri for string orchestra

The New Festival for Emerging Artists, cond. Peter Askim

New York, NY

April 8, 2016

Recital with Carl Gardner (bassoon);

Schumannand Weber

Yale School of Music, New Haven CT

June 6-11, 2016

Oblivion will be performed by Albany Symphony

under David Alan Miller, Composers-To-Center-Stage

American Music Festival

Albany, NY

April 16, 2016

New Music New Haven series, works by

Aaron Kernis and David Lang performed by

members of Yale Philharmonia and Liliya Ugay (piano).

Yale School of Music, New Haven, CT

September 17, 2017

Revival of the musical THE SHADOW  (2010)

Director: Dinara Yuldasheva, composer: Liliya Ugay

State Puppet Theater of Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan