The Sounds of Music: Auburn Symphony and Music in the Mountains

Arguably the four most iconic notes in music history—the opening refrain of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony—are heard when the Auburn Symphony visits the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, January 21, at 3 p.m. for its annual visit to this hallowed hall. For its 30th Pearl Anniversary season, the Auburn Symphony moved up its […]

Auburn Symphony presents renowned cellist Peled at Mondavi Center

Arguably the four most iconic notes in music history – the opening refrain of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony – will take center stage when the Auburn Symphony visits the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Jan. 21, at 3 p.m., for its annual visit to this hallowed hall. For its 30th Pearl Anniversary season, […]

Auburn Symphony turns 30

The Auburn Symphony celebrates its 30th anniversary with an impressive lineup. Under maestro Peter Jaffe, the “orchestra next door” is performing at its highest level and drawing talented guest musicians from all over. OCT. 28-29 A first-ever “Halloween Spooktacular,” a pops concert that includes selections from Harry Potter, Ghostbusters, Psycho, and The Rocky Horror Picture […]

InConcert Sierra presents Vienna Boys Choir

INCONCERT SIERRA BEGAN AS THE TWIN Cities Concert Association 70 years ago, making it the oldest established performing arts organization in the foothills. The first concert, at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building in October 1946, featured Charles Kullman, tenor of the San Francisco Metropolitan Opera. “It is a delight to have an audience like […]

InConcert Sierra and Sierra Master Chorale roll out new programs

THE SIERRA MASTER CHORALE PRESENTS some of the most memorable musical performances in the foothills. Shows we’ve enjoyed include “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace,” the whimsical “MusicaliTea” and their holiday concerts. On Thursday, May 15, and Sunday, May 18, the group—now under the wings of InConcert Sierra—will present two spring concerts with drama, […]