The string ensemble Camerata Deia will be joined at their New Millennium debut in April by two prominent Spanish colleagues and friends, pianist Alfredo Oyaquez and violist Fernando Villegas. Oyaquez serves as the Artistic Director of the Festival de Musica in Mallorca, Spain, where Camerata Deia are ensemble-in-residence. Villegas, a frequent performer at the Festival, is Professor of Viola at The Palma Conservatory of Music and Dance.
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
Acclaimed baritone Randall Scarlata and legendary pianist Gilbert Kalish will perform a set of songs by Charles Ives and Schubert's extraordinary final work, Schwanengesang ("Swan Song"). Kalish will also be performing Leoš Janáček’s In The Mist — gorgeous music that is rarely heard.Read More
Series Director Andrew Luchansky joined Insight on Capital Public Radio this past week to preview the 2016 New Millennium Concert Series. Our series begins Feb. 17 with recent winners of the Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition, Telegraph Quartet. Click through to listen to the interview.Read More
For their March 10, 2016 concert, Sarah Chang and Julio Elizalde will perform Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, Brahms' Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108, Franck's Sonata in A Major, FWV 8, and Ravel's Tzigane.Read More
Once again we've been able to maintain our standard of artistic excellence, while featuring performers spanning several generations.Read More