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Solo recital “Quotations and Homages” CD pre-release concert

April 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Solo Recital “Quotations and Homages” featuring works by Brahms, Debussy, Prokofiev, Satie, and Stravinsky, and newly-written works by Daniel Felsenfeld, Tom Flaherty, Vera Ivanova, Missy Mazzoli, Nick Norton, Peter Yates, and Adam Borecki, inspired by the earlier works on the same program.

Special pre-release concert for Shpachenko’s newest Reference Recordings album “Quotations and Homages,” to be released on April 6.


Tom Flaherty (b. 1950)
Rainbow Tangle for piano and electronics (2015)
(inspired by Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time)

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
from Visions Fugitives, Op. 22 (1915-17)

Assai moderato
Presto agitatissimo e molto accentuate

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
from Préludes, Book I (1909)


Erik Satie (1866-1925)
Gymnopédie No. 1 (1888)

Vera Ivanova (b. 1977)
from 6 Fugitive Memories (2015)
(inspired by Ustvolskaya, Prokofiev, Debussy and Satie)

Composition No. 1
Fugitive No. 2

Nick Norton (b. 1986)
Piano Piece for Mr. Carter’s 100th Birthday (2008)
(inspired by Carter)

Adam Borecki (b. 1990)
Accidental Mozart for solo piano (2014)
(inspired by Mozart’s Piano Sonata in C Major)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Rhapsody No. 2 in g minor, Op. 79 (1880)

Missy Mazzoli (b. 1980)
Bolts of Loving Thunder (2013, rev. 2016)
(inspired by Brahms)

Daniel Felsenfeld (b. 1970)
Down to You is Up for solo piano (1998, rev. 2015)
(inspired by The Velvet Underground song All Tomorrow’s Parties)

Good Times Just Seem to Pass Me By

Peter Yates (b. 1953)
Epitaphs and Youngsters, a mélodrame for solo pianist (2015)
(inspired by Ives, Bach, de Falla, and Gershwin)

Home (R. L. Stevenson)
Purpose (Glenn Gould)
Wilderness (John Muir)
On the Whole (W. C. Fields)

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
from Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (1913)
arr. Sam Raphling for solo piano

Adoration of the Earth: The Augurs of Spring – Dances of the Young Girls

Tom Flaherty (b. 1950)
Igor to Please for piano and electronics (2016)
(inspired by Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring)

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April 4
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Cal Poly Pomona University
3801 W Temple Ave., Bldg. 24
Pomona, CA 91768 United States
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