SAVE THE DATES for Three of the 2020 Series Concerts

New Millennium is excited to announce the dates for three of the concerts on the 2020 Series. They are:

Thursday, Jan. 30: Baritone RANDALL SCARLATA & Pianist GILBERT KALISH

Thursday, Feb. 20: IMANI WINDS

Wednesday, April 15: MIRO QUARTET

All concerts will be held in Capistrano Hall and begin at 7:30 in the evening.

Stay tuned for a full Series Schedule Announcement in the near future, with performer blurbs and concert program information…


Announcing the 2019 Watson Chamber Music Competiton Winners

New Millennium is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Watson Family Chamber Music Competition, and to congratulate all the participating ensembles for their fine performances. The prize this year is shared by two trios. The first, comprised of Susan Levine, clarinet; Corbin Weiss, cello; and Ina Jun, piano, performed Brahms's Trio in A minor, Op. 114. The second, comprised of Ardalan Gharachorloo, violin; Dylan Jowell, cello; and Renee Harris, piano, performed Mendelssohn's Trio in D minor, Op. 49. New Mill also wishes to thank this year's judges, Lynne Richburg and Rejean Anderson. It was a wonderful evening of music; bravo to all involved!

Participating musicians in the 2019 Watson Family Chamber Music Competion, Sac State University

Participating musicians in the 2019 Watson Family Chamber Music Competion, Sac State University

Powerful Program of Brahms Solo Works Announced for Ohlsson Concert

The program for Grammy-, Fisher- & Chopin Competition-winning pianist Garrick Ohlsson’s upcoming New Mill concert has been announced…

Sonata in F-sharp minor, Op. 2 BRAHMS

     Allegro non troppo energico

  Andante espressione

     Scherzo: Allegro

     Finale: Allegro non troppo


Six Pieces, Op. 118 BRAHMS

     Intermezzo in A minor

     Intermezzo in A Major

     Ballade in G minor

     Intermezzo in F minor

     Romanze in F Major

     Intermezzo in E-flat minor


Intermezzi, Op. 117 BRAHMS

     E-flat Major

     B-flat minor

     C-sharp minor


Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24

Telegraph Quartet To Make Triumphant Return to the Series Tonight

When Telegraph Quartet debuted on New Millennium serveral years ago, they were an up-and-coming ensemble of great promise. Tonight they return to the Series as established stars of the contemporary classical music scene, performing a program featuring Dvořák's String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Erwin Schulhoff's Five Pieces for String Quartet, and Mieczyslaw Weinberg's haunting String Quartet No. 6, Op. 35. Some tickets may still be available thru the “Purchase Tickets” link above; any remaining seats will be available for purchase at the door. For a pre-concert sample, check out a video selection from their pulsing performance of Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden.”

Student Chamber Music Concert on Dec. 6th, A Preview of Watson Competition

Sacramento State’s top chamber music groups will be performing movements from Beethoven's Archduke Trio, Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio, Rachmaninoff's Trio élégiaque, and Reinecke's Trio for Clarinet, Horn, and Piano at a public concert on the evening of December 6th.  This is an opportunity to hear these stellar groups performing prior to appearing in the Watson Competition in April. The concert takes place in Room 151 of the Music Building and begins at 7 o’clock. Tickets are $10 general admission, $7 for seniors, and $5 for students. They can be purchased in advance online HERE, over the phone at 916/278-4323, or at the door.

Watson Competition Winners Announced

We are happy to announce the 2017 winners of the Watson Competition, the Borodin Quartet. Congratulations to Joanna Dzik, Brittany Thorne, Christian Johnson and Sheng Zhang and all of the groups for excellent performances! What a great way to end the school year.