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REVEL IN THE UNIQUE SOUNDS OF ACCLAIMED CHAMBER MUSIC GROUP CAMERATA PACIFICA AIRING ON KCET'S 'OPEN CALL' SEPTEMBER 27 @ 9 PM

Burbank, CA

- September 25, 2012 - KCET, the nation's largest independent television

station serving Southern and Central California, invites viewers to tune-in to

a brand new episode of its original series, Open

Call,
featuring the acclaimed Santa Barbara chamber music group, Camerata

Pacifica.

Premiering Sept. 27 at 9 p.m., Camerata Pacifica will perform both classic and

contemporary pieces, including a diverse program of 20
th century

music ranging from Shostakovich to Xenakis. Hailed by the
Los Angeles Times as "the best chamber music and reason to get out

of the house," this celebrated chamber music group cultivates a highly enthused

and passionate audience with every performance through their non-traditional

approach to the timeless art form.

Camerata

Pacifica's artistic director Adrian Spence along with host Suzanna Guzmán will

discuss the company's unconventional musical techniques and how they are

helping to change the face of chamber music on the west coast. Spence has

created one of the most noted chamber music ensembles in the United States with

the development of a truly dynamic relationship between the audience and the

performers.

Catch the

repeats on
Thursday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 1, at 1:30

p.m.;
and Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 12 a.m. 

ABOUT CAMERATA PACIFICA

Called "the

best chamber music reason to get out of the house" by the Los Angeles

Times - Camerata Pacifica performs

monthly in Los Angeles, San Marino, Ventura and Santa Barbara. Bringing

together musicians and audiences from around the world, the chamber music group

is committed to musical excellence and exploration, repertoire that reflects

the breadth of the chamber music genre and discovering new voices. Camerata

Pacifica programs revolve around a core of principal musicians: Catherine

Leonard, Richard Yongjae O'Neill, Ani Aznavoorian and Warren Jones. These

artists bring incredible depth, skill and passion to their work, energizing and

reenergizing both standard and new repertoire. The principals are joined for

most programs by a stellar roster of guest artists from all over the world.

Many of these guests have been with Camerata Pacifica for years, but each season

brings new faces as well.



ABOUT KCET

On-air,

online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and

educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide

range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public

television programs from around the world. KCET currently produces the Emmy®,

duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning SoCal Connected, a hard-hitting

prime-time weekly television news program that examines the issues and people

of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year history, KCET has won hundreds

of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming,

its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family

and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website,

kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional

information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming

schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.

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