Sonnets to Orpheus

Aida Shirazi New Work for Strings and Flute WORLD PREMIERE

Claudio Monteverdi Excerpts from L’Orfeo

Christoph Willibald Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits

Eric Moe Sonnets to Orpheus for Soprano, Oboe, String Quartet, and Piano

Why do we love the Orpheus myth? It has intrigued composers from every century because music is the story’s true hero, defeating death and despair. Left Coast presents works about Orpheus by Eric Moe, Claudio Monteverdi and others. 

Doors open an hour before concerts. Open seating. 


SF Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street, San Francisco [directions]
Monday, March 12*, 2018, 7:30 PM

*originally scheduled for March 19.

Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St, Berkeley [directions]
Saturday, March 17, 2018, 7:30 PM

Image credit: Copyright Tom Killion, used by permission of Artist. Tom Killion is a print artist and native of the left coast. He creates stunning woodblock prints of the California coast and much more. The banner image is a detail of "Mt. Tamalpais from Ring Mountain".