HMC Concert Series: Nadia Shpachenko, Piano and Guests

March 3, 2019 Add to Calendar

7–9 p.m.


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


Shpachenko will perform selections from her new CD "The Poetry of Places" and contemporary trio works with guest artists Megan Ihnen, mezzo-soprano and Michael Hall, viola. Unique architecture and places inspired the compositions by Victoria Bond, Libby Larsen, Hannah Lash, James Matheson, Harold Meltzer, Lewis Spratlan, Nina C. Young and Jack Van Zandt.


In Full Sail for solo piano (2016) by Harold Meltzer
Sí an Bhrú for piano and electronics (2016) by Jack Van Zandt
Give Me Your Songs for solo piano (2016) by Hannah Lash
Alone, in waters shimmering and dark for solo piano (2016) by James Matheson

  1. Island
  2. Capillary Waves
  3. To Sky

Mechanical Dolls for solo piano from Trio: Other Selves (1979) by Victoria Bond
From Six Rags for solo piano (2018) by Lewis Spratlan

  1. Goose Eye Mountain Rag
  2. Mahoosuc Notch Rag


Void for soprano, viola, and piano (2013) by Nina C. Young
Sifting Through the Ruins for mezzo-soprano, viola, and piano (2005) by Libby Larsen

  1. ...Jeff Hardy...
  2. To the Towers Themselves
  3. Don't Look for me Anymore
  4. Untitled
  5. Someone Passes

Approximate Running Time: 1.5 hrs with intermission

"The Poetry of Places" CD trailer
"In Full Sail" by Harold Meltzer from Shpachenko's "The Poetry of Places" CD