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Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
Founded in 1992, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (LCCE) is a consortium of 16 San Francisco Bay Area musicians who create exciting performances of all types of classical music for all types of audiences. A cohesive collective of artists who share values of integrity, quality, inclusion, service, curiosity, and advocacy, LCCE centers the music of our time in conversation with musical influences of the past, combining a vast repertoire into thematic performances.
Saturday November 4th, 7:30PM
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This Is What It Means
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and San Francisco Girls Chorus
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and the San Francisco Girls Chorus team up to present a program that centers the voices of women composers, primarily from California.
THIS IS WHAT IT MEANS, 2023 (WORLD PREMIERE)
THE LOVE OF THOUSAND, 2019
“CANTO PARA CALIFORNIA” FROM CONTESTED EDEN, 2021
Gabriela Lena Frank
Left Coast and the San Francisco Girls Chorus team up to present a program which centers the voices of Californian women composers at the California Festival. We interweave instrumental and vocal works by Pauline Oliveros, Gabriela Lena Frank, Reena Esmail, Gabriella Smith, Lisa Bielawa, and Ursula Kwong-Brown with the music of Nicolás Lell Benavides, Caroline Shaw, and Hildegard von Bingen. The two ensembles join forces to premiere a new work written for the occasion by Sarah Gibson.
Sunday November 12th, 4:00PM
Art Song and Keyboard Music of California
Left Coast Chamber Ensemble explores the voices of women composers of California in song, both historical and contemporary, ranging from Carrie Jacobs Bond and Elinor Remick Warren to Vivian Fung and Gabriela Lena Frank.
IMAGINARY PANCAKE, 2020
POT ROAST A LA RBG, 2018
EL MUNDO, 2021
Gabriela Lena FRANK
Left Coast explores the voices of women composers of California in song, both historical and contemporary, ranging from Elinor Remick Warren and Carrie Jacobs-Bond to Vivian Fung, Addie Camsuzou, and Gabriela Lena Frank. Works for piano and guitar by Gabriella Smith and Henry Cowell complement the program which spans more than a century of Californian music.