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!
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
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
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24
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.” https://youtu.be/i2DqmcECFdI
LOCATELLI: Introduzione teatrale Op. 4, no. 1
FRANCK: Prelude, fugue et variation
WILMS: Rondo from Sinfonia a grand orchestre no. 4
JANÁČEK: Zdenka Variations
NICO MUHLY: Look For Me
ABING: Er Quan Ying Yue
MOONDOG: New Amsterdam from Tout Suite
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
If you’ve checked out Calefax’s website, you know that in addition to being world-class musicians, they clearly have a flair for first-rate, visually striking videography. Here’s a short they’ve done that provides a glimpse into the whirling work lives of an international classical music group: https://youtu.be/IUtE4D8XI8A
Introduce yourself to the remarkable artistry of the first performers on our upcoming 2019 Series, the Calefax Reed Quintet, with this delightful video performance of a work from their current CD, Hidden Gems, released earlier this year.
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.
We are pleased to announce the Takács Quartet will perform as part of the 2018 New Millennium Concert Series. Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 19th, 2018 and watch out for more information about next season. Looking forward to an exciting performance of Mozart's String Quartet No. 14 in G, K387 and Mendelssohn' String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80.
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.
Acclaimed violinist and violist Pinchas Zukerman will be appearing with pianist Angela Cheng on February 28 as part of the 2017 New Millennium Concert Series.Read More