HMC Concert Series: Kirsten Ashley Wiest, Soprano, and Nic Gerpe, Pianist, “Dawn”

October 29, 2017 Add to Calendar

7 p.m.


Shanahan Center, Drinkward Recital Hall
320 E. Foothill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711


Bill Alves


Kirsten Ashley Wiest, Soprano, and Nic Gerpe, Pianist, "Dawn"
Running time: approximately 70 minutes


Juhi Bansal – Begin (2016)
Jack Van Zandt – Apples and Time Crack in October (2015)
Bill Alves – A Sonatina (2016)
Jeffrey Holmes – Fragments (2010)
György Ligeti – Mysteries of the Macabre (1991)

Recent Performances

Wiest and Gerpe, performing Roman Ryterband's Spring of Love –Concerto Waltz
Wiest with Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, performing György Ligeti's Mysteries of the Macabre

Kirsten Ashley Wiest
"Unforgettable and decidedly surreal." –San Francisco Classical Voice

"The audience demanded it to be repeated. Kirsten Ashley Wiest, the soprano at REDCAT, demonstrated why." –Mark Swed, LA Times

"A paragon of pitch – spot on." –San Diego Story

"Feathery ethereal glory." –Sequenza21

Nic Gerpe

"Magnetic." –LA Downtown News

"Wonderfully illuminating… his tone is crystalline. His technique is dazzlingly fluid" –Mark Swed, LA Times

“Prodigious… heroic.” –