Performances and Events Calendar

Events to come 2021:

April 29, 2021, 3:00 pm PST

NEW FRONTIERS: BEYOND OPERA COLLECTIVE WITH JACK VAN ZANDT AND ANNE LEBARON

A panel discussion on:

The Art of Collaboration: Music, Text and Performance.

Panelists: Jack Van Zandt with librettist Jill Freeman;  Anne LeBaron with librettist Mark Campbell; moderated by Juliana Snapper

Streamed live from the California State University Fullerton New Music Festival

And available for one week.

April 30, 2021, 3:00 pm PST

Streamed Performances of:

"Siúil a rún"

"Aether"

Two character songs from "The New Frontier"

World premiere of two arias from the dramatic madrigal "On the Shores of Eternity"

Stacey Fraser, soprano; Nadia Shpachenko, piano, Jane Rigler flutes and vocals, Máire Ní Chéileachair, vocals;

Carmen Flores, viola; Yuri Inoo Miyoshi, percussion; John Kennedy bass,

Jack Van Zandt, electronics and digital instruments, videos;

Tim Bassford, filmmaker; Jill Freeman, librettist.

Streamed live from the California State University Fullerton New Music Festival

And available for one week.

May 26, 2021, 9:00 pm EST

Premiere of the complete "Painted Night: Three Nocturnes for Piano"

Eleonor Sandresky, piano

Streamed live from New York

Link to come soon.

July, 2021, TBA

US Premiere Performance of "El Oro de los Tigres"

Kirsten Ashley Wiest, soprano; Alison Bjorkedal, harp; Brian Walsh, clarinet;

Cecilia Tsan, cello ; conductor TBA

Streaming from the

Hear Now Festival

Previous Events 2021:

February 27, 2021, 9:00 pm EST

Premiere of  "Nuit Brumeuse" from "Painted Night: Three Nocturnes for Piano"

Stream of "Aether" for solo viola, electronics, video

Eleonor Sandresky, piano

Streamed live from New York

April 17, 2021

Premiere of "Togaku: A tiger sleeps under the light of the moon" for bass clarinet

from "Become Motion: Five Etudes for solo Clarinet"

Robert Zelickman, bass clarinet

San Diego New Music concert

Details to follow

 

Previous Events 2020:

January 30, 2020, 7:30 pm

Premiere of "A Chaos of Light and Motion"

A cycle of four songs on texts by Shelley for soprano and ensemble.

Stacey Fraser, soprano; Sara Andon, flutes; Cynthia Fogg, viola;

Nadia Shpachenko, celeste; Alison Bjorkedal, harp;  Alastair Edmondstone, piano;

Yuri Inoo and Cory Hills, percussion; Ruth Charloff, conductor.

University Theater, California State University San Bernardino.

January 31, 2020, 8:00 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Ussachevsky Festival

Pomona College Music Department Lyman Recital Hall

Claremont, CA

February 28, 2020, 8:00 pm

Performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK

March 5, 2020, 12:15 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Recital Hall MB 1055

Department of Music, Cal State University East Bay

Hayward, CA

 

March 5, 2020, 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm 

4:30 pm Masterclass for piano students with Nadia Shpachenko

6:00 pm Masterclass for composition students

Department of Music, Cal State University East Bay

Hayward, CA

March 14, 2020, 8:00 pm POSTPONED

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

New Horizons Series

Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University

Orange, CA

April 7, 2020, 8:00 pm POSTPONED

Performance of "A Chaos of Light and Motion"

A cycle of four songs on texts by Shelley for soprano and ensemble.

Stacey Fraser, soprano; Sara Andon, flutes; Cynthia Fogg, viola;

Nadia Shpachenko, celeste; Alison Bjorkedal, harp;  Alastair Edmondstone, piano;

Yuri Inoo and Cory Hills, percussion; Ruth Charloff, conductor.

Recital Hall, Cal Poly Pomona

May 2, 2020, 8:00 pm POSTPONED

US Premiere Performance of "El Oro de los Tigres"

Kirsten Ashley Wiest, soprano; Alison Bjorkedal, harp; Brian Walsh, clarinet;

Cecilia Tsan, cello ; conductor TBA

Hear Now Festival

First Lutheran Church, Venice, CA

July 26, 2020, 6:00 pm

YouTube Premiere Performance of "Invenzione Meccanica"

Lorenzo Marasso, piano 

August 5, 2020, 1:30 pm

YouTube Premiere Performance of "A E T H E R"

Jack Van Zandt, composer and electronics

Carmen Flores, viola

Tim Bassford , Video

Previous Events 2019:

February 1, 2019, 8 pm

Premiere of excerpts from "The New Frontier"

Stacey Fraser, soprano; Nadia Shpachenko, piano; John Kennedy, bass; Yuri Inoo, vibraphone.

Wende Museum, Culver City, CA.

February 4, 2019, 8 pm

Premiere performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

Queens University, New York, NY

February 8, 2019, 8 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

University Theater, CSU San Bernardino, CA

February 15, 2019, 8 pm

Performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

Rock Hall, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

 

February 19, 2019, 8 pm

Performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

Meng Hall, CSU Fullerton, CA.

February 20, 2019, 8 pm

Performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

UC Riverside Concert Series, Riverside, CA

February 23, 2019, 7:15 pm

A pre-concert Conversation with Thea Musgrave

Thea Musgrave 90th Birthday Concert

Boston Court Theatre, Pasadena, CA

February 25, 2019, 7:30 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Symphony Space, New York, NY

March 2, 2019, TBA

Performance of The "Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

Montreal New Music Festival

Agora Hydro Quebec, Montreal, Quebec, Canada GC5JP7

March 3, 2019, 7 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA

March 16, 2019, 7:15 pm

A pre-concert discussion with Thea Musgrave

Villiers String Quartet play works by Musgrave, Goehr, Fricker and Bridge

With Nadia Shpachenko, piano.

Boston Court Theatre, Pasadena, CA

May 10, 2019, 7 pm

Premiere of  "Vanishing Point"

Pasadena High School Band and String Ensemble

Director Bill Benson

Pasadena High School Auditorium

 June 18, 2019, 7:30 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Center for New Music,

55 Taylor St., San Francisco 94102

September 15, 2019, 3 pm

Premiere of  "St Brendan's Hornpipe" with excerpts from "Ceól na hÉireann"

Celliola: Cynthia Fogg, viola; Tom Flaherty, cello

Bridges Hall, Claremont, CA.

November 23, 2019, 8:00 pm

Performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

27th Kraków International Audio Arts Festival

Hevre, Meisels str. 18,

Kraków, Poland

November 28, 2019, 8:15 pm

Performance of "The Painted Veil"

Nicholas Isherwood, bass-baritone

Orgelpark, Gerard Brandtstraat 26 
1054 JK Amsterdam

Netherlands

Previous Events 2018:

 

February 24, 2018, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

A Conversation with Thea Musgrave

Recital Hall, CSU Fullerton, Free Admission

Part of the CSUF New Music Festival workshop and lecture program

February 28, 2018, 12:10 - 1:00 pm

Lecture: "Telling a Story with Music" followed by a

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics by Nadia Shpachenko

Recital Hall, Arts 157, UC Riverside, Free Admission

Part of the UC Riverside Music Dept. Wednesday Lecture Series

February 28, 2018, 8 pm

Performance of "Arebati"

by the Cal Poly Pomona Keyboard Ensemble, director Nadia Shpachenko

Recital Hall, Music Department, Cal Poly Pomona

March 3, 2018, 12 Noon - 1 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

Edendale Library, 2011 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026, Noon, free admission

March 6, 2018, 10 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

Lyric Theater, 520 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036, 10 pm

March 10, 2018, 8 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

People Inside Electronics series concert

Throop Unitarian Church, 300 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101

Tickets available online from peopleinsideelectronics.com

 

March 12, 2018, 3 - 4:20 pm

A Conversation with Thea Musgrave

TBA, CSU Los Angeles, 3 - 4:20 pm, Free Admission

March 18, 2018, 3 - 5 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Brandon University, 270 8th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

March 20, 2018, 2 pm

Performance of "Si an Bhru" for piano and electronics

Nadia Shpachenko, piano

Music 'n' Mavens, 123 Doncaster St, Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada

March 20, 2018, 8 pm

Performance of "Apples and Time Crack in October" for soprano and piano

Kirsten Ashley Wiest, soprano; Siu Hei Lee, piano

Tuesdays @ Monk Space series concert

Monk Space, 4414 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90004

Tickets available online from tuesdays@monkspace.com

April 26, 2018, TBA

Performance of "Apples and Time Crack in October" for soprano and piano

Kirsten Ashley Wiest, soprano; Siu Hei Lee, piano

Cuyamaca College, 900 Rancho San Diego Pkwy, El Cajon, CA 92019

June 20, 2018, 8 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

MiMoDa Studios, 5774 W Pico, Los Angeles, CA 90019

September 9, 2018, 4 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

Silicon Beach Chamber Orchestra Series, 958 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403.

September 16, 2018, 3 pm

Premiere of "Ceól na hÉireann"

Celliola: Cynthia Fogg, viola; Tom Flaherty, cello

Bridges Hall, Claremont, CA.

October 3, 2018, 12:10 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

Glendale Noon Concert Series, 610 E California Ave., Glendale, CA 91206 

October 24, 2018, 8 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

MiMoDa Studios, 5774 W Pico, Los Angeles, CA 90019

November 10, 2018, 3 pm

Performance of "Ukiyo-e" for solo cello

Maksim Velichkin, cello

Sound and Fury Series

Hollywood Piano Company, 323 Front St, Burbank, CA 91502