3 world premieres! Nadia Shpachenko & Danny Holt: "Places"

Boston Court
70 North Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, CA
May 20, 2016 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm



Music @ Boston Court presents Piano Spheres Satellite Artists Nadia Shpachenko and Danny Holt.

Program Description

Nadia Shpachenko performs excerpts from her The Poetry of Places program, including 3 world premieres by Hannah Lash, Harold Meltzer, and Jack Van Zandt, and new works by Amy Beth Kirsten and Lewis Spratlan. The compositions are inspired by diverse buildings: the Aaron Copland House, Frank Gehry’s IAC Building in Manhattan, Newgrange Ancient Temple in Ireland, the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, and Louis Kahn’s National Assembly Buildings in Bangladesh.

Danny Holt’s program explores early 20th century repertoire by Copland, Villa-Lobos, Honegger, and Mosolov: with musical evocations of Mexico, Brasil, the Suisse-Romande, and Turkmenistan.