InConcert Sierra: A performing arts pioneer in the foothills

“STEEPED IN HISTORY, GRASS VALLEY and Nevada City experienced a ‘cultural revolution’ that has reshaped the local economy and continues to influence the statewide arts scene,” the California Arts Council observed in naming the region one of 14 state Cultural Districts. InConcert Sierra has been one of the area’s arts and culture pioneers. The nonprofit […]

InConcert Sierra kicks off new season with famed violinist Joshua Bell

JOSHUA BELL IS ONE OF THE most celebrated violinists of his era, and he’s performing in Grass Valley on October 18 to launch InConcert Sierra’s 2015-16 season. It marks Joshua’s debut in our region and is a reminder of our growing stature in classical music — from the Lake Tahoe SummerFest to the Auburn Symphony […]

InConcert Sierra launches 67th season with world-famous performers

INCONCERT SIERRA OPENS ITS 67TH season this fall, with “Classical Music to Rock Your World.” From emerging young artists to internationally renowned performers to its own 70-voice Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra, the group is bringing world-class talent to the foothills. InConcert’s monthly Third-Sunday performances begin October 20. It presents violinist Stefan Jackiw, who is […]

InConcert Sierra hires Assistant Artistic Director Toon Vandevorst

InConcert Sierra has hired Toon Vandevorst — an accomplished pianist, composer and singer who has studied with America’s most eminent musicians — as its Assistant Artistic Director, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned. The new position is a sign of InConcert Sierra’s stellar growth, and it will allow Artistic Director Ken Hardin to focus even more […]

World-famous Pianist Emanuel Ax showcases InConcert Sierra’s 2013-14 season

InConcert Sierra, founded in 1946 when local talent was the heart of entertainment in Nevada County, is drawing more and more world-class talent to the Sierra Foothills. Three years ago, InConcert Sierra stretched the boundary — hosting a performance by the Vienna Choir Boys, one of the world’s most famous singing groups. Our family sat […]