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Invasion CD Release Solo Concert

December 7, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Invasion CD Release Solo Concert

Concert Listing: https://www.cpp.edu/class/music/index.shtml

Invasion CD Release Solo Concert at Cal Poly Pomona University, featuring works from Shpachenko’s new CD “Invasion: Music and Art for Ukraine” by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lewis Spratlan, and art by Ukrainian Artists Yurii Nagulko, Lesia Babliak, Kati Prusenko, Olena Papka, and Aza Nizi Maza Studio children artists directed by Mykola Kolomiyets, including the West Coast Premiere of Spratlan’s Piano Suite No. 1.

Also on the program are 4 West Coast Premieres of soccer-inspired works by Christopher Cerrone, Oliver Dubon, Tom Flaherty, and Evan Ware, and the World Premiere of Bad Attitude for 5 piano by Bill Alves (performed with the CPP Piano Ensemble.


Nadia Shpachenko, piano, toy piano, voice, toy percussion, electronics
5 West Coast Premieres, 1 World Premiere


Lewis Spratlan (b. 1940)
Six Rags for solo piano (2018)
1. Goose Eye Mountain RAG
2. Speck Pond RAG
3. Mahoosuc Notch RAG
4. Mount Greylock RAG
5. Pelham Lake RAG
6. Chesterfield Gorge RAG

Lewis Spratlan (b. 1940)
Piano Suite No. 1 for solo piano (2020) West Coast Premiere
1. Capriccio
2. Dirge
3. Pastorate

David Kopplin (b. 1940)
Variations on a Ukrainian Lullaby for voice, toy piano and toy percussion (2012)


Bill Alves (b. 1960)
Bad Attitude for 5 pianos (2022) World Premiere
with the Cal Poly Pomona Piano Ensemble
Nadia Shpachenko, director, Bill Alves, conductor
Edmund Banuelos, Evan Huang, Daniel Klein, and Caitlin Yang

Christopher Cerrone (b. 1984)
Corridor of Uncertainty for piano and electronics (2022) West Coast Premiere

Oliver Dubon (b. 1997)
The Hand of God for solo piano (2022) West Coast Premiere

Evan Ware (b. 1977)
Skillset for solo piano (2022) West Coast Premiere

Tom Flaherty (b. 1950)
Goal Mining for piano and electronics (2022) West Coast Premiere


December 7, 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


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