Solo recital "Quotations and Homages" featuring 6 west coast premieres

Dabney Lounge at Caltech
332 S. Michigan Ave.
Pasadena, CA
February 07, 2016 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm



Pianist Nadia Shpachenko Presents Six West Coast Premieres at Caltech's Dabney Lounge

Grammy® nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko will present a program of new and recent works, including 6 West Coast Premieres. The recital, titled Quotations and Homages, will feature newly-written works inspired by a variety of earlier composers and pieces, from Mozart to Brahms to Messiaen to Carter to Gubaidulina to The Velvet Underground. In a program both serious and lighthearted, older works will be brought to new light through piano, electronics and multimedia by contemporary composers Missy Mazzoli, Daniel Felsenfeld, Tom Flaherty, Vera Ivanova, Michael Vincent Waller, Peter Yates, Matthew Elgart, Adam Borecki, and Nick Norton.


Missy Mazzoli Bolts of Loving Thunder (2013)

Daniel Felsenfeld Down to You is Up (1998, rev. 2015), West Coast Premiere

Tom Flaherty Rainbow Tangle (2015), West Coast Premiere

Vera Ivanova 6 Fugitive Memories (2015), West Coast Premiere

Michael Vincent Waller Visages VII - Inside World (2015), West Coast Premiere

Peter Yates Epitaphs and Youngsters (2015), West Coast Premiere

Matthew Elgart Omaggio (2015), West Coast Premiere

Adam Borecki Accidental Mozart (2014)

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