Rachel LaFond | An Evening at the Piano
Sunday, March 4th, 2018
Leigh Sawmill Cafe
Leigh, New Zealand
Internationally-acclaimed American composer Rachel LaFond performs her original solo piano music, much of which was inspired and written in Aotearoa. Hear the stories and feel the magic behind this soulful, captivating piano music. Rachel LaFond is a musical poet who tells epic tales about life’s sweet mysteries and its most powerful moments through solo piano music. Her fine-tuned technique, natural instinct for songwriting and deep belief in the piano as a vehicle for authentic expression shine through during her delicate recordings and compelling performances. Inspired by her travels and the vibrant stories of others, Rachel taps into a world overflowing with raw emotion and joy as she dives deep into the complex nature of humanity through music that rings out like an intimate conversation. Rachel will be performing music from her debut album, Wandering Soul, as well as not-yet-released music from her upcoming album, Encounters of the Beautiful Kind.