Lev Mamuya

Lev Mamuya is a Los Angeles-based writer, musician, and arts administrator. His pieces on music, food, and popular culture have been featured in outlets such as The Drift and San Francisco Classical Voice. He has performed extensively as a cellist across the U.S., including recent engagements with the Semiosis Quartet and Castle of Our Skins. He has also worked as an editor, administrator, and producer for NPR’s From the Top and other arts organizations.

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Lev Mamuya - April 9, 2024

The group’s collaboration with electronic musician Jlin anchors a riveting L.A. show.

Lev Mamuya - March 26, 2024

Aaron Diehl shines in Timo Andres’s new piano concerto, while the orchestra’s principals solo in music by Adams and Aaron Copland.

Lev Mamuya - March 8, 2024

The indie musician’s Song of the Earth is as much a showcase for the orchestra as it is for his band, Dirty Projectors.

Lev Mamuya - March 4, 2024

Conductor Susanna Mälkki leads an LA Phil premiere and then collaborates with Daniil Trifonov on Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto.

Lev Mamuya - February 5, 2024

In the Double Concerto, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and cellist Pablo Ferrández are inspired.

Lev Mamuya - January 29, 2024

Will the for-profit series, which arrives at the Colburn School this week, draw a different kind of listener?

Lev Mamuya - December 12, 2023

The piano and percussion ensemble is mesmerizing in back-to-back concerts at a hip venue.

Lev Mamuya - December 12, 2023

The new-music group counts 15 composers among its members, enough to justify building a season around their works.

Lev Mamuya - December 5, 2023

The contemporary ensemble brings in composers from diverse backgrounds and practices, which creates its own challenges.

Lev Mamuya - November 21, 2023

In a live screening, Wu Tsang’s project benefits from a score by Caroline Shaw, Andrew Yee, and Asma Maroof.