L.A. Camerata strives to tell the stories of women and "others" silenced throughout history. Our performances highlight works by early-modern women from across the world. Inspired by the original renaissance camerati—philosophical societies that debated aesthetics in the arts and society—we seek to blur the boundaries between music and drama, resurrecting lost or underrepresented voices live on stage. Recent musical-theatrical productions include a world premiere staged-reading of Isabella Andreini’s La Mirtilla (1588) and a staged performance of Camilla de Rossi’s secular cantata Frà Dori, e Fileno with baroque gesture. In 2016, we performed a fully-staged production of the first woman-composed opera, Francesca Caccini's La liberazione di Ruggiero (1625).  Our inaugural season also included works by Latin American women. We were honored to be "Recommended" by the Beverly Hills Auditions committee to the Consortium of Southern California Chamber Music Presenters for our historically-informed program of solo voice and viola da gamba duets for and by English women, which was presented at Berkeley Early Music Fringe Festival in June 2018.  L.A. Camerata is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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