Solo recital "Quotations and Homages" CD pre-release concert

Cal Poly Pomona Music Recital Hall
3801 W Temple Ave., Bldg. 24
Pomona, CA
April 04, 2018 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm



Multiple GRAMMY® Award nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko performs a solo recital featuring newly-written homages for piano, voice, electronics, and multimedia by composers Adam Borecki, Daniel Felsenfeld, Tom Flaherty, Vera Ivanova, Missy Mazzoli, Nick Norton, Isaac Schankler, and Peter Yates. Celebrating Shpachenko’s upcoming CD Quotations and Homages, to be released on Reference Recordings on April 6. 


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

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

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

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

Isaac Schankler Future Feelings for piano and electronics (2018)
(inspired by Chopin)

Daniel Felsenfeld Down to You is Up for solo piano (1998, rev. 2015)
(inspired by The Velvet Underground)

Vera Ivanova From In the Deep Heart’s Core for piano, electronics and multimedia (2017)
(inspired by the poetry of Anna Akhmatova, Hermann Hesse, Brahms’s “Lullaby”, Boris Pasternak, and William Butler Yeats)

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

Encore: Adam Borecki Accidental Mozart for solo piano (2014)
(inspired by Mozart’s Piano Sonata in C Major)