Pianist Nadia Shpachenko joins Judith Farmer, bassoon, Edgar López, clarinet, and Michael Tran, piano and toy piano, to perform Tom Flaherty: Airdancing for toy piano, piano, and electronics; Mozart: Trio in E-flat, K. 498, “Kegelstatt”; Gernot Wolfgang: Windows; and Thomas Kotcheff: “wgah’nagl fhtagn” for piano four hands and toy piano.
Multiple GRAMMY® nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko performed recitals at Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall, on the Piano Spheres and Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella and Chamber Music Series, and with numerous orchestras in Europe and the Americas. An enthusiastic promoter of contemporary music, Nadia premiered more than 60 works by Elliott Carter, George Crumb, Daniel Felsenfeld, Tom Flaherty, Annie Gosfield, Vera Ivanova, Leon Kirchner, Amy Beth Kirsten, Hannah Lash, James Matheson, Missy Mazzoli, Harold Meltzer, Adam Schoenberg, Lewis Spratlan, Gernot Wolfgang, Iannis Xenakis, Peter Yates, Jack Van Zandt, and others. Nadia’s Reference Recordings CD “Woman at the New Piano” was nominated for 58th GRAMMY® Awards in three categories. She is a Steinway Artist and professor of music at Cal Poly Pomona University and Claremont Graduate University.