Left Coast Summer Reading
Leoš Janáček • Pohádka: 'The Story of Tsar Berendyey' for Cello and Piano, JW 7/5 (1910)
Robert Schumann• Adagio and Allegro for Cello and Piano
Mika Pelo • Lament for Piano Trio WORLD PREMIERE
Thomas Adès• Court 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.