Left Coast Ensemble We forge connections through stirring presentations of chamber music across the Bay Area. Left Coast Chamber Ensemble makes connections between composer and performer, performer and audience, audience and music, and between musics of all eras by staging a spectrum of imaginative programs that enchant and delight the listener, and gives diverse audiences multiple entry points for engaging with the music. Founded in 1992, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble communicates with audiences through inspiring performances of new and old chamber music. By embracing both musics, we enrich the audience’s experience — we reawaken a feeling of immediacy in performances of familiar masterpieces and we reveal the powerful expressive intentions in the music of our time. The ensemble’s twelve musicians, many of whom have played together since the 1980s, perform in different combinations, using strings, winds, guitar and piano to present a wide range of repertoire. Our annual concert series is back! Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills. Redwood Grove door opens at 5 pm, ticket includes Garden admission.