INCONCERT SIERRA BEGAN AS THE TWIN Cities Concert Association 70 years ago, making it the oldest established performing arts organization in the foothills. The first concert, at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building in October 1946, featured Charles Kullman, tenor of the San Francisco Metropolitan Opera. “It is a delight to have an audience like [...]
INCONCERT SIERRA HAS CREATED AN EXTRAORDINARY 2016-17 season, which includes bringing the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir back to Grass Valley on November 20.
The Vienna-based choir of 100 choristers from 30 different nations between the ages of 10 and 14 visited Grass Valley in 2010. Divided into four touring choirs, the group visits virtually all European [...]
InConcert Sierra is bringing the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir back to Grass Valley on November 20, our magazine has learned.
We got a “sneak peek” at InConcert Sierra’s 2016-17 season, and it includes the Vienna-based choir of 100 choristers from 30 different nations between the ages of 10 and 14. Divided into four touring choirs, they [...]
“THE ARMED MAN: A MASS FOR PEACE” was commissioned for the millennium by the U.K. Royal Armouries. The hope was that performances would encourage young people to think about “the vital issues of war and peace.”
The composer is Welsh-born Sir Karl Jenkins, known for his brilliant music (and a robust mustache). “As I started composing [...]
INCONCERT SIERRA RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR with a stellar lineup of performers, including pianist Sean Chen on January 17, the Cavatina Duo on February 21 and pianist Nikolaï Lugansky on March 14. It comes on the heels of violinist Joshua Bell’s sold-out performance last fall.
From the grand Russian school of piano playing, Lugansky returns [...]
“OVER THE YEARS, I’VE COLLECTED a lot of musical friends,” says world-renowned violinist Joshua Bell. The same goes for InConcert Sierra in Grass Valley, which begins its 2015-16 season with Bell in October in a sold-out performance.
It is one of the most imaginative and star-studded seasons for InConcert Sierra, whose roots go back to 1946. [...]
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 OF GRASS VALLEY, whose origins date back to 1946, has a knack for spotting up-and-coming classical music talent, as well as landing world-class performers.
Some recent examples: The performing arts nonprofit presented guitarist Jason Vieaux in March 1998 as the youngest winner in the prestigious “Guitar Foundation of America International Competition.” InConcert Sierra presented [...]
INCONCERT SIERRA HAS BEEN INNOVATING since it began in 1946. The group has traveled many paths—from a community concerts program, to a large series of concerts, to a small chamber ensemble presenter. Four years ago, Twin Cities Concert Association’s name became InConcert Sierra.
All of the various incarnations have helped this venerable organization evolve into one [...]
THE SIERRA MASTER CHORALE PRESENTS some of the most memorable musical performances in the foothills. Shows we’ve enjoyed include “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace,” the whimsical “MusicaliTea” and their holiday concerts.
On Thursday, May 15, and Sunday, May 18, the group—now under the wings of InConcert Sierra—will present two spring concerts with drama, excitement, [...]