Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

About Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of contemporary music, having premiered more than 150 new works. In performance, the group often pairs new pieces with relevant traditional repertory in inventive, illuminating ways. In the members' own words aiming to reveal "the expressive intent of composers from every age." The LCCE is a consortium of between 13 to 15 musicians, from which smaller ensembles may be drawn as needed to facilitate the performance of a wide variety of music. The group has performed beyond the U.S., appearing at the American Academy in Rome and holding university residencies. The LCCE's first recording was 2006's San Francisco Premieres. The group returned in 2021 with a recording of Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time and Rohde's one wing. The LCCE has a broad-based commitment to education, sponsoring an annual composition contest and collaborating with various artists, scholars, and thinkers.

San Francisco, CA, United States
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