“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, [...]
InConcert Sierra presents
Sunday, April 20, 2014
1:15 p.m. pre-concert forum
youth 5-17 free with adult
BriarPatch Co-op Community Market
Online at www.inconcertsierra.org
Or call 530-273-3990
There is nothing like brass to celebrate springtime. On Sunday, April 20 at 2 p.m., InConcert Sierra presents the celebratory sounds of spring with the renowned Boston Brass quintet.
MUCH LIKE THE AUBURN SYMPHONY, InConcert Sierra was born thanks to the initiative of Chamber of Commerce leaders and local music enthusiasts — in this instance, 68 years ago.
After organizing at the historic Bret Harte Hotel in Grass Valley, the group’s first concert was held at the Veterans Memorial Building in 1946. It featured Charles [...]
InConcert Sierra presents pianist Emanuel Ax
Tuesday, January 7, 20147:30pm
Seventh-day Adventist Church
12889 Osborne Hill Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945
available online at inconcertsierra.org
at BriarPatch Co-op Community Market
or call 530-273-3990
On Sunday afternoon January 7, InConcert Sierra rings in the New Year with pianist Emanuel Ax, one of the best known classical musicians [...]