Shpachenko & Friends Chamber Music Festival

  • Cal Poly Pomona

The Oct. 20 concert will feature two compositions for six pianists: Tom Flaherty’s “Igor to Please” (inspired by Igor Stravinsky) and James Matheson’s “Bagatelle” (inspired by Ludwig van Beethoven), which will be recorded by Shpachenko and Lee, HOCKET and Ray-Kallay Duo for Shpachenko’s upcoming album.

The concert will also feature Lee and the HOCKET Ensemble performing piano solo and duet compositions by Beethoven, Mayke Nas, Alexander Elliott Miller, Michael Laurello and Andy Akiho, as well as the West Coast premiere of an additional piece by Matheson titled “Alone, in Waters Shimmering and Dark.” The solo piano piece will be performed by Shpachenko and included on her upcoming album featuring new works inspired by buildings.

All events will be staged in the Music Recital Hall. Concert tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students.

MORE INFO: http://polycentric.cpp.edu/2016/10/grammy-nominated-music-professor-shares-stage-at-annual-festival/#.V_--HaOZOEJ