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Polonaise-fantasie: The Story of a Pianist
Polonaise-fantasie: The Story of a Pianist

I am thrilled to share news of the upcoming July 7 release of the most personal recording project I have ever done: Polonaise-fantasie: The Story of a Pianist. This recording is a hybrid of a monologue and a recital, alternating words with music. The words come from my autobiographical essays and tell the story of my immigration, growing up a […]

Re-imagine: Ravel and Beethoven
Re-imagine: Ravel and Beethoven

This recital features a dialogue between today’s hottest composers and music of Ravel and Beethoven. Paola Prestini, Timo Andres, Billy Child respond individually to each of the pieces in Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit. Additionally, 6 UCLA composers, including Richard Danielpour, Tamir Hendelman, Peter Golub, Mark Carlson, David Lefkowitz and Ian Krouse, create responses to […]

Schiele and the 2nd Viennese School
Schiele and the 2nd Viennese School

This program connects the life and music of Schoenberg, Berg and Webern with the art of the Fin de Siecle Vienna – specifically Egon Schiele. Tracing connections between the artist’s style and Schoenberg’s Emancipation of the Dissonance and the evolution of his music and the music of his disciples, the performance features such stirring music […]

Music/Words
Music/Words

Music/Words is an interdisciplinary live performance series exploring connections between poetry and music by presenting collaborations between exciting solo musicians and acclaimed contemporary poets in the form of a live recital/reading. Inna Faliks created the series in order to foster a chance for poets and musicians to work together and inspire each other, as well […]

Three Jewish Composers- Three Centuries
Three Jewish Composers- Three Centuries

“Three Jewish Composers- Three Centuries,” a program pianist Inna Faliks has presented twice at Chicago’s Spertus Institute for Jewish Studies, has featured the North American premiere of Ilya Levinson’s Shtetle Suite and, most recently, the world premiere of Sirota for piano and recorded sound, written for Inna Faliks by one of New York’s most popular […]

Boris Pasternak: Complete Piano Music
Boris Pasternak: Complete Piano Music

This performance and discussion of the great poet’s short-lived yet intense career as a pianist and composer details his relationship with Scriabin and his life long passion for the music of Chopin. Music of Pasternak (preludes and Piano Sonata) is performed alongside Chopin’s works. In addition to discussion, poems that refer to Chopin and his […]