Honored that "Invasion" CD made another "Years' most memorable" mentions.
"Invasion" CD is years' "most memorable"!
Honored that Invasion CD made another "Years' most memorable" mentions. Thank you, Rafael de Acha/All About the Arts!
"The Reference Recordings CD Invasion, which gives its title to a collection of works for the piano featuring the protean Ukrainian-American pianist, Nadia Shpachenko bringing to vivid life a handful of works by Lewis Spratlan – some inspired by the horrors of war, with Spratlan and Shpachenko, soulmates against man’s inhumanity to man."
MUSICAL MEMORIES OF 2022
When I sat down to compile Musical Memories of 2022, I found it difficult to single out recordings or performances of repertoire that most of us have heard again and again, instead preferring to focus on mostly off-the-beaten path selections. The second part of the list is titled CINCINNATI PROUD. It focuses on live performances…
The playing of the immensely talented pianist Nadia Shpachenko is quite familiar to me from her previous recording The Poetry of Places, for Reference Recordings. So are the works of the indispensable American composer Lewis Spratlan, including his exquisite operatic setting of Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s Life is a Dream. Surprise was not among…