Sonnets to Orpheus
Aida Shirazi New Work for Strings and Flute WORLD PREMIERE
Chiayu Hsu Rhapsody Toccata 2017 COMPOSITION COMPETITION WINNER
Claudio Monteverdi Excerpts from L’Orfeo
Christoph Willibald Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Luiz Bonfa Black Orpheus
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 a half hour before concerts. Open seating.