LA Phil's West Coast: Left Coast Festival Adds Additional Performances 11/21-12/8

Additional performances added for LA Phil's West Coast: Left Coast Festival, John Adams, Festival Director; Kronos Quartet, Ensemble-in-Residence November 21 - December 8, 2009

"The West Coast: Left Coast festival is a celebration of music that is, in a sense, native born, arising from the curious and unique nature of the California sensibility." - John Adams

The following additional programs are confirmed as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's West Coast: Left Coast festival, a three-week multi-disciplinary festival that celebrates California's distinct musical culture:

Sunday, November 29, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Piano Spheres: California Keyboard

Gloria Cheng, Vicki Ray, Mark Robson, Susan Svrcek, pianos
Arthur JARVINEN Queen of Spain
Mel Powell Settings
Bill KRAFT Requiescat
Frederick LESEMANN Nataraja
Shaun NAIDOO (piano and electronics)
Henry COWELL various piano works
Daniel LENTZ Nightbreaker

Displaying powerhouse technique while bringing contemporary works to life, the innovative Los Angeles-based Piano Spheres presents California Keyboard, an exploration of the sounds and styles of notable California composers.

Friday, December 4, 2009
9 p.m.
$28 - $42
The Airborne Toxic Event
featuring the Calder Quartet

Hometown heroes, the timeless and romantic rock quintet are joined by strings and other special guests for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating anthemic indie-rock sound.

Sunday, December 6, 2009
8 p.m.
$28 - $42
"Songs of the Sun"
Dave Alvin plus additional special guests to be announced

Singer songwriters from the left coast share their roots and sun-soaked sounds in an acoustically driven musical event. This special evening features "King of California" Dave Alvin, plus other special guests drawing inspiration from the Golden State.

HOW TO PURCHASE: Currently available to Walt Disney Concert Hall subscribers only, through August 23, 2009. Subscriptions available Online at or by calling 323.850.2000.

Single tickets on sale August 23, 2009.

For a complete festival listing, please visit


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