"The Poetry of Places" CD Release Concert at C4NM San Francisco

Center for New Music
55 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA
June 18, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm



CD Release Concert for multiple GRAMMY® Award-nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko’s new Reference Recordings album The Poetry of Places. This program will include 5 San Francisco premieres of architecture-inspired works by Amy Beth Kirsten, Han Lash, James Matheson, Harold Meltzer, and Jack Van Zandt from Shpachenko’s new CD, as well as 2 World Premieres and 2 West Coast premieres of works by Paul Chihara, Thea Musgrave, José Serebrier, and Lewis Spratlan.

Program Description

Harold Meltzer In Full Sail, San Francisco Premiere

Jack Van Zandt Sí an Bhrú, San Francisco Premiere

Han Lash Give Me Your Songs, San Francisco Premiere

Amy Beth Kirsten h.o.p.e., San Francisco Premiere

James Matheson Alone, in waters shimmering and dark, San Francisco


Lewis Spratlan Six Rags, World Premiere


Thea Musgrave Snapshots, West Coast Premiere

José Serebrier Piano Sonata, West Coast Premiere

Paul Chihara Three Reveries after Beethoven, World Premiere