Left Coast Summer Reading

 Composer Mika Pelo (photo: Peter Knutson), Jerome Simas, Tanya Tomkins, Eric Zivian, Anna Presler, Phyllis Kamrin, Kurt Rohde (photo: Jordan Murphy)

Composer Mika Pelo (photo: Peter Knutson), Jerome Simas, Tanya Tomkins, Eric Zivian, Anna Presler, Phyllis Kamrin, Kurt Rohde (photo: Jordan Murphy)

MILL VALLEY 142 Throckmorton Theatre • Sunday 6/8/2014 at 7:00pm buy tickets
SAN FRANCISCO SF Conservatory of Music • Monday 6/9/2014 at 8:00pm buy tickets

Leoš Janáček Pohádka: 'The Story of Tsar Berendyey' for Cello and Piano, JW 7/5  (1910)

Robert SchumannAdagio and Allegro for Cello and Piano

Mika PeloLament for Piano Trio WORLD PREMIERE

Thomas AdèsCourt Studies from The Tempest for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

Ursula Kwong-Brown Sonnet XX for Solo Cello

Leoš Janáček • String Quartet No. 1, Kreutzer Sonata

Kick off the summer reading season with Left Coast, listening to Robert Schumann’s  stormy Adagio and Allegro, and Leoš Janáček’s  Pohádka (A Tale) as well as his first string quartet which was inspired by a Tolstoy novella. Also on the program are Thomas Adès’ trio for clarinet, violin and piano––inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest–– and Lament, a new work from composer Mika Pelo.

The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and Board of Directors wish to acknowledge the generosity of Lena Zentall for sponsoring the San Francisco concert.