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Sound Advice: Sac State's New Millennium Concert Series

February 4, 2016

Sacramento State music professor Andrew Luchansky joins Insight's Sound Advice to preview the New Millennium Concert Series. This year's lineup includes world-renowned violinist Sarah Chang, baritone Randall Scarlata and the Telegraph Quartet.

Eclectic Cellist Tina Guo Performs In-Studio

January 29, 2016

Cellist Tina Guo has performed as a guest artist for numerous symphonies. She has performed at the Playboy mansion and at the Grammys. She's also been featured on scores of major films. Now we can add CapRadio to her venerable list of venues.

Jacqueline Rocamora / Stockton Symphony

Bassoonist Takes Center Stage With Stockton Symphony

January 21, 2016

As a member of the Stockton Symphony, bassoonist Nicolasa Kuster usually sits toward the back with her fellow woodwind players. But this weekend, she moves to center stage as a soloist to perform Peter Schikele's Bassoon Concerto.

French Composer Pierre Boulez Dies At 90

January 7, 2016

The composer and conductor changed the way we hear music, not only through his own compositions but in the concerts he conducted. He died Tuesday at the age of 90.