InConcert Sierra: An imaginative 2019 lineup

INCONCERT SIERRA BEGINS THE new year with a world-renowned pianist, a unique combination of musicians working together, a popular string quartet, and a Grammy Award-winning organist. Jan. 20: Marc-André Hamelin Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is ranked among the elite of world pianists for his unrivaled blend of brilliant musicianship and stunning virtuosity in the great works […]

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 […]

InConcert Sierra: An imaginative new season

INCONCERT SIERRA PRESENTS another stellar lineup for its 2017-18 season, featuring world-class musicians and vocalists who have performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, London’s Royal Albert Hall and Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, among other venues. The performers include British vocal ensemble VOCES8, pianist Spencer Myer, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, […]

InConcert Sierra: Year-round classical music

DON’T BELIEVE THE CLASSICAL MUSIC naysayers: This genre of music is basking in the glory of popular American culture— locally and nationwide. Last winter, Super Bowl 50 featured the San Francisco Symphony in a “concert of champions.” Last fall, the Sacramento Kings’ first game at the Golden 1 Center showcased a performance by the Sacramento […]

InConcert Sierra: Year-round classical music

DON’T BELIEVE THE CLASSICAL MUSIC naysayers: This genre of music is basking in the glory of popular American culture— locally and nationwide. Last winter, Super Bowl 50 featured the San Francisco Symphony in a “concert of champions.” Last fall, the Sacramento Kings’ first game at the Golden 1 Center showcased a performance by the Sacramento […]

InConcert Sierra presents “Splendor in the Brass” on February 12

Experience “Splendor in the Brass” Feb. 12 during a special House Concert and seminar presented by InConcert Sierra. The performance will feature Bay Area trumpeter, Scott Macomber, and Nevada County pianist Nancy McRay. Macomber and McRay have been collaborating musically for almost 30 years. For the Feb. 12 concert they are programming works from the […]

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 brings renowned pianist Lugansky back to Grass Valley in spring 2016

World-famous Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is returning to perform in Grass Valley on March 14, 2016, thanks to InConcert Sierra, our magazine has learned. It is part of a big upcoming season that also includes celebrated violinist Joshua Bell, as previously reported. “Lugansky enjoyed himself so much while he was here last time,” said InConcert […]

Exclusive: World-renowned pianist Alessio Bax to perform in Grass Valley

InConcert Sierra has brought world-renowned pianists Emanuel Ax, Garrick Ohlsson and Nikolaî Lugansky to the foothills. Now it presents Italian classic pianist Alessio Bax on March 31, 2015, in Grass Valley, our magazine has learned. Bax is a Steinway Artist and considered “perhaps the most elegant of today’s young pianists,” according to the The New […]