Volti + Left Coast Premieres: The Tower and the Garden

Benjamin Britten  Phantasy Quartet, op. 2

Addie Camsuzou New Work for Oboes and Strings WORLD PREMIERE*

Laurie San Martin  New Work for Vocal Ensemble, Cello, and Two Oboes WORLD PREMIERE

Gregory Spears New Work for Vocal Ensemble and String Quartet WEST COAST PREMIERE

Left Coast joins forces with acclaimed vocal ensemble Volti for three premieres, including Gregory Spears’ setting of texts by Thomas Merton and others. New works from Laurie San Martin and Addie Camsuzou feature the notable oboists Andrea Plesnarski and Tom Nugent.  

Doors open a half hour before concerts. Open seating. 

*Addie Camsuzou's new work is made possible by generous support from the Kurt Rohde Emerging Composer Fund.

Artists

Tom Nugent, oboe
Andrea Plesnarski, oboe
Anna Presler, violin
Phyllis Kamrin, viola
Leighton Fong, cello
Ilana Blumberg-Thomas, violin (guest artist)

And featuring Volti vocal ensemble!

BERKELEY
Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St, Berkeley [directions]
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 7:30 PM

SAN FRANCISCO
SF Conservatory of Music, Concert Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco [directions]
Monday, November 19, 2018, 7:30 PM

 

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