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Live Classical Music Listings through March

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There's a lot of great live classical music happening now through March. Here's a partial list with links and notes. If you have events to share, you can do so as a member of the CapRadio Music Facebook group.   

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Date Performer or Event Venue Notes
1/11/2019 Ann Lavin Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis Faculty Recital: Ann Lavin, clarinet. "Music on the Orient Express." Debussy, Poulenc, Brahms, more. With additional musicians including John Cozza, piano. 7:00pm. Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
1/11/2019 Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel Harris Center "The Joyous Music of Beethoven." The boisterous Rage Over a Lost Penny, the exhilarating Polonaise, the intimate Bagatelles, the "Theresa Sonata" (who was she?), and the "Farewell Sonata" (who was leaving and why was Beethoven deeply affected?). American pianist Jeffrey Siegel offers comments on the work, composer, even the times in which the work was composed, and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. A lively Q&A concludes the concert. 7:30pm at Harris Center, Folsom
1/11/2019 Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre Jill Solberg Theatre, Folsom ​Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre with the Samantics Chorus present "Embodiment." With music composed by Sam Schieber and contemporary choreography by Jacob Gutierrez Montoya. With 42 vocalist and 28 dancers. 7:30pm. ​Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre (Folsom HS campus), 1655 Iron Point Rd, ​Folsom. Also Jan 12.
1/11/2019 Mellon Music Festival Davis "Winter Interlude: Poise Meets Groove." Classical music with an edgy jazz twist. Mendelssohn, "Cello Sonata #2;" Paul Schoenfield, "Cafe Music;" Claude Bolling, "Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano Trio." 7:30pm. Watermelon Music. 1970 Lake Blvd #1, Davis.
1/12/2019 Chamber Music Society of Sac Bet Haverim Synagogue, Davis Mendelssohn, Handel, Sarasate, Beethoven. 7:30pm at Bet Haverim Synagogue: 1715 Anderson Rd, Davis
1/12/2019 Itzhak Perlman Gallo Center Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, Mr Perlman makes his third appearance at the Gallo Center. In recital with pianist Rohan De Silva; program to be announced. VIP package available. 8:00pm, Gallo Center for the Arts, Modesto
1/12/2019 Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre Jill Solberg Theatre, Folsom See 1/11 for details. 7:30pm. ​Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre (Folsom HS campus), 1655 Iron Point Rd, ​Folsom.
1/12/2019 Mellon Music Festival Davis "Winter Interlude: Poise Meets Groove." Classical music with an edgy jazz twist. Tonight's program will feature for blended classical and jazz fusion ensembles, as well as jazz improvisations. 7:30pm. Sudwerk Brewing Co, 2001 2nd St, Davis.
1/12/2019 Reno Philharmonic + Reno "Unexpected Evolution." The string trio 'Time for Three' joins the Reno Phil. The group will perform a piece written specifically for them by composer Chris Brubeck (son of legendary jazz artist Dave Brubeck). Also Rachmaninoff’s stunning showpiece "Symphonic Dances" and two other works. 7:30pm. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV. Also 1/13 at 4pm.
1/13/2019 Chamber Music Society of Sac Sac State Mendelssohn, Handel, Sarasate, Beethoven. 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, CSUS
1/13/2019 Solano County Honor Band Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre Solano County Honor Band performs on Sunday, January 13 at 3PM. Enjoy Solano County’s local talent as they perform FREE to the public! 3:00pm. Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre, 1010 Ulatis Dr, Vacaville
1/13/2019 Reno Philharmonic + Reno "Unexpected Evolution." See 1/12 for details. 4:00pm. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV.
1/13/2019 TriMusica Crocker Art Museum TriMusica – clarinetist Sandra McPherson, cellist Susan Lamb Cook, and pianist John Cozza – present an afternoon of sound inspired by the Crocker’s collection of European art. Included in the program will be Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11. In advance of the Classical Concert, enjoy a docent-led tour of select works from the Crocker’s permanent collection of European paintings to help put the music in context with the art. Concert at 3:00pm. Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St, Sac.
1/16/2019 MôD Artists Westminster Presbyterian Church MôD Artists: Maquette Kuper, flute; Deborah Pittman, clarinet; I-Hui chen, piano. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
1/18/2019 Daedalus Quartet Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis Holding degrees from the Juilliard School, Curtis Institute, Cleveland Institute and Harvard University, the Daedalus Quartet has won plaudits for its adventurous exploration of contemporary music. Tonight they perform Borodin, Beethoven and more. 7:00pm. Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
1/18/2019 Carrie Hennessey Uptown Studios, Sac "Song of Sacramento." Soprano Carrie Hennessey and pianist Jennifer Reason with local guest artists perform music by local composers. A benefit concert for the Sacramento Children’s Chorus. FREE. 7-9pm. Uptown Studios, 2415 23rd St, Sac
1/19/2019 Daedalus Quartet Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis The Daedalus Quartet perform works by student composers. FREE. 2-3:30pm. Recital Hall at Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
1/19/2019 Sacramento Philharmonic Community Center Theater "Beethoven Festival Part 1" Jeffrey Kahane conductor/piano. Re-creation of Beethoven’s
1808 concert where all of these works were premiered: Piano Cto #4; "Ah, Perfido;"
Symph #6 “Pastoral.” 8pm. Sac Comm Center Theater. 1301 L St, Sac
1/20/2019 Auburn Symphony Mondavi "Masterworks Concert II (At the Mondavi): Rising Star." Wagner, Bruch and Prokofiev. Peter Jaffe, conductor and featuring 10 year old prodigy violinist Amaryn Olmeda. 3:00pm at the Mondavi Center, Davis. Round-trip transportation from/to Auburn also available. Listen to an interview of Amaryn Olmeda on CapRadio's "Insight" here: http://www.capradio.org/128205
1/20/2019 Marc-André Hamelin InConcert Sierra Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is renown for his virtuosity in established repertoire and exploration of 19th 20th & 21st century rarities. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Rd, Grass Valley. 2pm
1/23/2019 "Davis High School Concerto Competition" Davis High School DHS Concerto Competition. 7:00pm. Brunelle Hall, Davis High School. 315 W 14th St, Davis
1/23/2019 Amy Brodo Westminster Presbyterian Church Gamba player Amy Brodo and Friends. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
1/25/2019 Rhonda Rider Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis "Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest Projects." Solo cello performance by Rhonda Rider. Dedicated to the performance of “new” music, Rider has premiered and recorded works by such renowned composers as John Harbison, Lee Hyla, Yu‐Hui Chang, Bright Sheng and Elliott Carter. 7:00pm. Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
1/25/2019 Sacramento Baroque Soloists St Paul's Episcopal Church "Voice of the Cello." Dark, rich, and sonorous, and also bright, sweet, and expressive, the cello is the most versatile of instruments. In this perennial favorite concert, Sacramento Baroque Soloists' cellists Michael Lawson and John Lutterman perform a selection of Baroque Cello Sonatas, accompanied by a continuo section of harpsichord, organ, and guitar. 7:30pm. St Paul's Episcopal Church, 1430 J St, Sac
1/26/2019 Sacramento Baroque Soloists Harris Center "Voice of the Cello." See 1/25/19 for details. 7:30pm tonight at the Harris Center, Folsom.
1/26/2019 Sacramento Philharmonic Community Center Theater "Beethoven Festival Part 2" Jeffrey Kahane conductor. "Choral Fantasy;" "Gloria, Sanctus, Benedictus from Mass in C Major;" Symphony #5. 8pm. Sac Comm Center Theater. 1301 L St, Sac
1/26/2019 Stockton Symphony Atherton Auditorium Peter Jaffe conducts. BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide. BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto. PROKOFIEV: Suite from Romeo and Juliet. Guest artist: Sandy Cameron, violin. 6pm. Atherton Auditorium (@ SJ Delta College, Pacific Ave, Stockton)
1/26/2019 "Diocesan Choir Festival" Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento "The Thirty-second Annual Diocesan Choir Festival." The Cathedral is honored to have Organist and Master of Choristers at Canterbury Cathedral, Dr. David Flood, to conduct our Diocesan Choir Festival in traditional Choral Evensong. Music will include the Evening Canticles in F by John Ireland, and the classic anthem “How lovely is Thy dwelling” by Johannes Brahms. ALL singers are invited to sing with us (click link for rehearsal details). Performance to which all are invited: 4:00pm. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Ave, Sac
1/27/2019 Sacramento Baroque Soloists Harris Center "Voice of the Cello." See 1/25/19 for details. 2:00pm today at the Harris Center, Folsom.
1/27/2019 Sacramento Youth Symphony Luther Burbank HS, Sac Academy of Music Winter Concerts. 1:00pm: Classic Orchestra, Vivace Strings, & Prelude Strings. 4:00pm: Academic Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, & Glissando Harp Ensemble. Tickets valid for both showtimes. Luther Burbank High School Theater, 3500 Florin Rd, Sac
1/30/2019 Ryan Enright Westminster Presbyterian Church Organist Ryan Enright. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
2/1/2019 Modesto Symphony Gallo Center Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Debussy, and a Violin Concerto by conductor David Lockington. 8pm. Gallo Center For the Arts, Modesto. (Also 2/2)
2/1/2019 Rayanna Yonan Sac State Senior clarinet recital of Rayanna Yonan, student of Sandra McPherson. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
2/2/2019 Auburn Symphony Placer High School "Family Concert: Music In Motion." Peter Jaffe, conductor; 2018 Young Artists Competition winner, Parker Van Ostrand, piano. 11:00am. Placer High School Theatre, 123 Agard St, Auburn, CA
2/2/2019 Modesto Symphony Gallo Center Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Debussy, and a Violin Concerto by conductor David Lockington. 8pm. Gallo Center For the Arts, Modesto.
2/2/2019 Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra Gallo Center MYSO Spring concert, featuring four alumni as featured soloists. 2:00pm at the Gallo Center, Modesto
2/2/2019 Sacramento Youth Symphony Hiram Johnson High School "Dream Variations: A Symphonic Celebration of the African-American Experience." The Sacramento Youth Symphony’s Premier Orchestra will perform a major community concert event celebrating the ongoing contributions by African-Americans to our country’s artistic landscape. Musical selections will include celebrated works by Duke Ellington, William Grant Still, Emmy Award-winning composer John Wineglass, and much more. An impressive roster of special guests will join the orchestra on-stage for this special event. Click the link for the tentative program. 7:00pm. Hiram Johnson High School Theater. 6879 14th Ave, Sac.
2/2/2019 UC Davis Symphony Orchestra Mondavi Center "Alma de Bandoneón," music of Piazzolla, Ortiz and Ginastera. Christian Baldini, conductor 7-9pm, Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center at UC Davis.
2/2/2019 Sacramento Youth Symphony Hiram W Johnson HS, Sac "Dream Variations Concert Celebrating Black History Month." Celebrating the ongoing contributions by African-Americans to our country’s artistic landscape. Musical selections include include: Emcee-Omari Tau; Speaker-Courtney Dempsey, soprano Leslie Sandefur, more. 7:30-9:30pm. Hiram W Johnson High School, 6879 14th Ave, Sac.
2/3/2019 Amy Norris Riverside Church, Sac Flutist Amy Norris. Joining Amy is Harpist/Flutist Bill Damian and Accompanist John Cozza. 3:00pm. Riverside United Methodist Church, 803 Vallejo Way, Sac
2/3/2019 Empyrean Ensemble Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis Empyrean Ensemble: "California Tableaux." Sacramento‐based composer Derek Keller calls his multi‐media California Tableaux opera “a kaleidoscopic look at California’s cultural mixtures from the era of Sir Francis Drake and his alleged landing on the Marin County coast in the late 1570s, to our most contemporary era.” Pre‐concert talk with the composer at 2:15 pm. 3:00pm. Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
2/4/2019 Robin Fisher Sac State Lyric coloratura soprano Robin Fisher in a Faculty Recital. Dr. Fisher has performed to critical acclaim in such cities as Paris, Vienna, Prague, Hamburg, Chicago and Dallas and received the coveted Artist's Diploma cum laude from the University of Vienna. 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/6/2019 Baroque & Beyond Westminster Presbyterian Church Baroque & Beyond. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
2/6/2019 Russian National Ballet Harris Center The company of 50 exquisite dancers perform Cinderella, a full-length ballet in two acts, with music by Prokofiev. Today 2:00pm and 7:00pm at Harris Center, Folsom. See also 2/7 for a different program.
2/6/2019 Vincent Salvitti Sac State Senior trombone recital of Vincent Salvitti, student of Joel Elias. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 6:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/7/2019 Russian National Ballet Harris Center The company performs a Gala Program with excerpts from the world’s greatest ballets with music by Tchaikovsky, Saint-Säens, Prokofiev, and more. 7:30pm at Harris Center, Folsom
2/9/2019 Folsom Lake Symphony Harris Center "Romantic Tales." Gershwin: selections from Porgy and Bess; Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto #2; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade. Featuring guest pianist Tien Hsieh. 7:30pm at Harris Center, Folsom
2/9/2019 Reno Philharmonic + Jon Nakamatsu Reno "Timeless Masters." Featuring Jon Nakamatsu, piano. Beethoven Symphony 8; Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto #1; more. 7:30pm. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV. Also 2/10.
2/10/2019 Solano Symphony Orchestra Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre "A Salute to Youth." Maestro Semyon Lohss, Musical Director/Conductor. 3:00pm. Performing Arts Center, 1010 Ulatis Dr, Vacaville
2/10/2019 Reno Philharmonic + Jon Nakamatsu Reno "Timeless Masters." See 2/9 for details. 4:00pm. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV.
2/12/2019 Calefax Reed Quintet Sac State New Millennium Series: Calefax Reed Quintet, a pioneering wind group from Amsterdam, famed throughout Europe. Calefax has released 19 CDs under the renowned German MDG label and its own RIOJA Records label. Their recordings have earned critical acclaim from the international press. 7:30pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/13/2019 Susan Lamb Cook Westminster Presbyterian Church Susan Lamb Cook's "Great Composer Series." Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
2/13/2019 Sac State Symphonic Wind Ensemble Sac State The Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents an early semester preview concert for their upcoming trip to the California State Music Educator's Conference. 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/14/2019 Curtis Opera Theatre Vocal Quartet Mondavi Mondavi Center’s longstanding partnership with Curtis on Tour brings us an ensemble of four vocalists from the Curtis Opera Theatre in a program of operatic favorites—arias, duets and ensemble pieces—as well as gems from the Great American Songbook and Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes. FREE! 8pm. Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center, Davis
2/15/2019 Sacramento Ballet Community Center Theater "Hamlet." A dark, sumptuous journey through Shakespeare’s tale. Choreographer: Stephen Mills. Music: Phillip Glass. 7:30pm. Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, Sac
2/15/2019 Connor Green Sac State Senior string bass recital of Connor Green, student of Thomas Derthick. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
2/16/2019 Camellia Symphony McClatchy High School "Past, Present & Future." Christian Baldini, conductor. Julia Perry, Study for Orchestra. Florence Price, Violin Concerto #2 with Er-Gene Kahng, violin. Chris Castro, NEW WORK. William Grant Still, Symphony #1 “Afro-American Symphony.” 7:30pm McClatchy High School Auditorium; 3066 Freeport Blvd, Sac
2/16/2019 Chamber Music Society of Sac Bet Haverim Synagogue, Davis Beethoven, Debussy, Czerny, Brahms. Featuring Dmitriy Cogan, piano. 7:30pm at Bet Haverim Synagogue: 1715 Anderson Rd, Davis
2/16/2019 Rancho Cordova Civic Light Orchstra Cordova High Theater "Poperetta - From the Heart." Pete Nowlen, Conductor. 7:30pm. Cordova High Performing Arts Theater, 2239 Chase Dr, Rancho Cordova
2/16/2019 Sacramento Ballet Community Center Theater "Hamlet." See 2/15 for details. 7:30pm. Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, Sac
2/16/2019 Symphony d'Oro Rancho Cordova Symphony d'Oro (Rancho Cordova Civic Light Orchestra), Pete Nowlen, Conductor. Poperetta! From The Heart. FREE! 7:30-10pm. Cordova High Performing Arts Theater, 2239 Chase Dr, Rancho Cordova
2/16/2019 Reno Chamber Orchestra Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR Michael Morgan conducts Schubert, Schumann and Richard Strauss. 7:30pm. Nightingale Concert Hall; 1335 North Virginia St, Reno, NV
2/16/2019 Anton Nel Sac State Pianist Anton Nel performs a selection of Debussy preludes, works by Schubert and Beethoven, and Chopin's "Andante Spianato" and "Grande Polonaise Brilliante." 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/17/2019 Camellia Symphony McClatchy High School FREE Family Concert. Details TBA. McClatchy High School Auditorium; 3066 Freeport Blvd, Sac
2/17/2019 Chamber Music Society of Sac Sac State Beethoven, Debussy, Czerny, Brahms. Featuring Dmitriy Cogan, piano. 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, CSUS
2/17/2019 Ensemble Schumann InConcert Sierra From Carnegie Hall to Tanglewood, audiences rave about this award-winning combination. Tom Gallant, oboe; Steve Larson, viola; and Sally Pinkas, piano. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Rd, Grass Valley. 2pm (Pre-concert forum 1:15pm)
2/17/2019 Sacramento Ballet Community Center Theater "Hamlet." See 2/15 for details. 2:00pm. Community Center Theater, 1301 L Street, Sac
2/17/2019 VITA Academy Chamber Musicians Harris Center "Yearning For Freedom." Susan Lamb Cook gathers young emerging musicians from around the country to perform chamber music classics. Violinist Chase Spruill, violist Robert Levine, pianist Andrei Baumann and cellist Susan Lamb Cook. Music by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Babadjanian. 2:00pm at the Harris Center.
2/17/2019 Reno Chamber Orchestra Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR Michael Morgan conducts Schubert, Schumann and Richard Strauss. 2:00pm. Nightingale Concert Hall; 1335 North Virginia St, Reno, NV
2/18/2019 American Bach Soloists Davis Community Church “Bach to the Beginning” presents the Soloists' renewed focus on Bach’s cantatas. For both cantata devotees and those new to this music, these beautiful works are both compelling and exciting. 7:00pm. Davis Community Church, 412 C St, Davis
2/19/2019 International Guitar Night Harris Center Guitar luminaries from around the world who embody the diversity and virtuosity of the acoustic guitar. Host Luca Stricagnoli, Italy's explosive contemporary showman, is joined by two of France's acclaimed young prodigies, Swing guitarist Antoine Boyer and Flamenco guitarist Samuelito, and the ground-breaking Turkish fretless guitarist Cenk Erdogan. 7:30pm at Harris Center, Folsom
2/19/2019 Ardalan Gharachorloo Sac State Graduate violin recital of Ardalan Gharachorloo, student of Anna Presler. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
2/20/2019 Gabe Becker, Classical Guitar Quartet Westminster Presbyterian Church Guitarist Gabe Becker and Classical Guitar Quartet. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
2/20/2019 MôD Artists Crocker Art Museum MôD Artists – flutist Maquette Kuper, baritone vocalist Omari Tau, clarinetist Deborah Pittman, and pianist I-Hui Chen – will perform works that pay homage to Black experience in America. In advance of the Classical Concert, enjoy a docent-led tour of select works from the exhibition History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence, to help put the music in context with the art. Concert at 3:00pm. Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St, Sac.
2/22/2019 Thomas Monce Sac State Senior trombone recital of Thomas Monce, student of Joel Elias. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 6:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/23/2019 Sacramento Philharmonic SacCommCtrTh Program incl: Gershwin, "An American in Paris;" Steven Stucky, "Cto for Orchestra #2;"
Gershwin, "Rhapsody in Blue." Kevin Cole, piano. 8pm. Sac Comm Ctr Theater. 1301 L St, Sac
2/23/2019 Yuba Sutter Symphony Yuba City Young Artist's Concert. 7:00pm at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Rd, Yuba City
2/23/2019 Saturday Club Scholarship Recital Sac State Sac State students who were winners of the annual Saturday Club scholarships perform a variety of solo classical literature. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/23/2019 Bernadette Mondok Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Award winning soprano and Trinity Cathedral Choral Scholar, Bernadette Mondok will present "Celestial Beings," a program in which heavenly bodies and religious figures harmonize through multiple genres of art song, opera arias, and musical theater. Mondok will be accompanied by Capital Public Radio host, Jennifer Reason, and Trinity Cathedral’s Canon for Music, David Link. 7:30pm. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Ave, Sac
2/24/2019 Madeline Olson Gallo Center Harpist Madeline Olson performs. 3:00pm in the Foster Family Theater at the Gallo Center, Modesto.
2/24/2019 Stockton Symphony Pops Atherton Auditorium Peter Jaffe conducts the Stockton Symphony Pops series. "Hollywood Hit Parade" - scores from blockbuster movies such as Mission Impossible, Gone with the Wind, Frozen, Rocky and more. 2:30pm at Atherton Auditorium (@ SJ Delta College, Pacific Ave, Stockton).
2/27/2019 Sandro Ladu, Ina Jun Westminster Presbyterian Church Violinist Sandro Ladu; Pianist Ina Jun. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
2/27/2019 Telegraph Quartet Sac State New Millennium Series: Telegraph Quartet. Works of Dvorak, Schulhoff, and Weinberg. 7:30pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
2/28/2019 David Wells Sac State Faculty bassoonist David Wells performs a recital of baroque music on period instruments. The program will include works by Boismortier, JD Braun, Fasch, Telemann, and feature multiple guests, including fellow faculty members Dr. Lorna Peters (harpsichord) and Timothy Stanley (cello). 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/1/2019 Chamber Singers of UC Davis Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis Chamber Singers of UC Davis; Caleb Lewis, Director. 7-9pm. Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
3/1/2019 River City Chorale Christ Community Church "The World of Pop Music." Music from Movies, Television and Broadway. 7:30pm. Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Ave, Carmichael. (Also 3/2 at 4pm)
3/1/2019 Linda Herring Sac State Graduate voice recital of mezzo-soprano Linda Herring, student of Claudia Kitka. With LuAnn Higgs, piano. FREE! 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/1/2019 Taylor Haines and Liisa Davila Sac State Sac State Alumni Taylor Haines and Liisa Davila perform in a voice recital. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/2/2019 River City Chorale Christ Community Church "The World of Pop Music." Music from Movies, Television and Broadway. 4:00pm. Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Ave, Carmichael
3/2/2019 Russian National Orchestra Mondavi Mikhail Pletnev conducts an all-Rachmaninoff program with pianist George Li. "Vocalise," Piano Concerto #2 & "Symphonic Dances." 8pm. Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center, Davis
3/2/2019 Sacramento Philharmonic Community Center Theater "Best of Broadway" Songs from over a dozen Broadway shows: "Oklahoma!, South Pacific, West Side Story, My Fair Lady, Phantom'Opera, more. 8pm. Sac Comm Center Theater. 1301 L St, Sac
3/3/2019 Auburn Winds State Theatre, Auburn "Spring Concert." Free; donations accepted. 3:00pm. Auburn State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn.
3/3/2019 Darita Seth Riverside Church, Sac Countertenor and composer Darita Sets, recently concluding his tenure with the Grammy Award-winning Chanticleer continues to actively perform internationally. 3:00pm. Riverside United Methodist Church, 803 Vallejo Way, Sac
3/3/2019 Mosaic: Gala Concert Sac State Concert features a wide variety of our small and large student ensembles performing; a great way to sample what we have to offer throughout the year. This year's program features our University Chorale, a flute trio by Robert Baska, and more. FREE! 3:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/4/2019 UC Davis Student Chamber Ensembles Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis UC Davis Student Chamber Ensembles. 7-9pm. FREE! Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
3/4/2019 Kevin Myers Sac State Junior string bass recital of Kevin Myers, student of Thomas Derthick. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/6/2019 UC Davis Baroque Ensemble Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis UC Davis Baroque Ensemble; Michael Sand and Phebe Craig, Directors. 7-8:30pm. Recital Hall at Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
3/6/2019 "Classic Sounds of India" Westminster Presbyterian Church "Classic Sounds of India" with Steve Oda, sarode; Pushpa Oda, Tanpura; Michael Lewis, Tabla. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
3/6/2019 Symphonic Wind Ensemble Sac State Our auditioned student Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs a variety of band literature, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Morse. 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/8/2019 Academy of St Martin in the Fields Mondavi 60th Anniv tour with pianist Jeremy Denk. Albinoni, CPE Bach, Mozart, Britten Haydn. 8pm. Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center, Davis
3/8/2019 Modesto Symphony Orchestra+ Gallo Center Disney In Concert: "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curst of the Black Pearl" full feature movie presented on the big screen while the Modesto Symphony Orchestra simultaneously performs the electrifying musical score. 8pm. Mary Stuart Rogers Theather at the Gallo Center, Modesto, CA. (Also 3/9 at 2pm).
3/8/2019 Trombone Studio Sac State Sac State's trombone students perform a variety of classical solo and ensemble arrangements. FREE! 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/9/2019 Central West Ballet Grand Theatre, Tracy "Creations" - A triple bill, includes "A Parisian in New York," a colorful new ballet reminiscent of the great Movie Musicals of the 1950’s. Time TBA. Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, 715 Central Ave, Tracy, CA (Also 3/22 & 3/23 in Modesto)
3/9/2019 Modesto Symphony Orchestra+ Gallo Center Disney In Concert: "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curst of the Black Pearl." See 3/8. Today 2pm. Mary Stuart Rogers Theather at the Gallo Center, Modesto, CA.
3/9/2019 Sacramento Master Singers First United Methodist Church, Sac "Sprituals & the Journey of Harriet Tubman." The Master Singers are pleased to present the Sacramento premiere of Ron Kean’s five-movement "The Journey of Harriet Tubman." In retelling the story of the life of the Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor, Kean weaves new songs with powerful, updated arrangements of spirituals to create this tribute to an undeniably American hero. 7:00pm. First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sac (Also 3/10 at 3pm)
3/9/2019 UC Davis University Chorus Mondavi Center University Chorus, Caleb Lewis, Director. 7-9pm. Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center, Davis.
3/9/2019 Sac State Choirs St. John's Lutheran Church Sac State's Concert Choir and University Chorale perform at St. John's Lutheran Church (1701 L Street), under the direction of Dr. Andrew Kreckmann. 7:00pm.
3/9/2019 Stockton Chorale Stockton "Choral Masterworks" of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams with his cantata “Dona Nobis Pacem” as the centerpiece. Composed in 1936 as a plea for peace as the world began to spin toward WW2, the work combines liturgical and biblical texts with poetry by Walt Whitman and others. Also, Vaughan Williams' "Serenade to Music" and "Folk Songs of the Four Seasons." 9:00pm at Central United Methodist Church, 3700 Pacific Ave, Stockton. Also 3/10 (see) at 3:30pm in Lodi.
3/9/2019 Reno Philharmonic + Thomas Hampson Reno "Trail Blazers." Baritone Thomas Hampson performs "Letters from Lincoln" by Michael Daugherty. Also Beethoven and Dvorak's Symphony #9 "From the New World" featuring the Reno Phil Youth Symphony side-by-side with the Reno Phil. 7:30pm. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV. Also 3/10.
3/10/2019 California Youth Symphony Nevada County Fairgrounds California Youth Symphony Senior Orchestra; Leo Eylar, Conductor. Chabrier: España; Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (Catherine Huang, piano soloist); R. Strauss: Don Quixote (Davis You, cello soloist). Doors 1:30pm, Concert 2:00pm. Amaral Center, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley.
3/10/2019 Sacramento Master Singers First United Methodist Church, Sac "Sprituals & the Journey of Harriet Tubman." See 3/9 for details. 3:00pm. First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sac
3/10/2019 Sacramento Symphonic Winds Rio Americano Performing Arts Center "Something New, Something Blue." 2:30pm. Tix at the door. Rio Americano High School Performing Arts Center. 4540 American River Dr, Sac.
3/10/2019 Vijay Iyer & Matt Haimovitz Mondavi Vijay Iyer (piano) & Matt Haimovitz (cello). More jazz than classical. Music from Iyer’s catalogue, plus the music of Zakir Hussain, John McLaughlin, JS Bach, Ravi Shankar, Billy Strayhorn and others. 2pm & 7pm. Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center, Davis
3/10/2019 Stockton Chorale Lodi "Choral Masterworks" of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. See 3/9 for details. 3:30p. St John Episcopal Church, 1055 S Lower Sacramento Rd, Lodi
3/10/2019 Reno Philharmonic + Thomas Hampson Reno "Trail Blazers" featuring baritone Thomas Hampson. See 3/9 for details. 4:00pm. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S Virginia St, Reno, NV.
3/10/2019 Irrera Brothers Crocker Art Museum The Irrera Brothers – Steinway Artist pianist Joseph and violinist John – will perform works by Stravinsky, Vitali, and Beethoven. In advance of the Classical Concert, enjoy a docent-led tour of select works from the Crocker’s permanent collection to help put the music in context with the art. Concert at 3:00pm. Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St, Sac.
3/11/2019 Hindustani Vocal Ensemble Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis Rita Sahai, director. 6-7pm. FREE! Recital Hall at Ann E. Pitzer Center @ UC Davis, 144 Hutchison Dr, Davis
3/11/2019 Lawrence Brownlee & Eric Owens Mondavi Lawrence Brownlee, tenor and Eric Owens, bass-baritone. 7pm. Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center, Davis. Pre-performance talk with CapRadio's Kevin Doherty at 6pm.
3/11/2019 Ninos Dikho Sac State Graduate classical guitar recital of Ninos Dikho, student of Richard Savino. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 6:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/11/2019 Monica Serrano Sac State Junior voice recital of mezzo-soprano Monica Serrano, student of Robin Fisher. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/12/2019 Sac State Percussion Studio Sac State The Sac State Percussion Studio presents a recital of solo and duo works for percussion. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/13/2019 Organist Philip Manwell Westminster Presbyterian Church Organist Philip Manwell. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
3/13/2019 Sac State Concert Band Sac State Sac State's student concert band performs, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Morse and Dr. Clay Redfield. 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/14/2019 Sac State Symphony Orchestra Sac State Sac State's student Symphony Orchestra performs, under the direction of Ryan Murray. 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/15/2019 UC Davis Symphony Orchestra Mondavi Center UC Davis Symphony Orchestra. "Folk & Buddhism." Christian Baldini, Music Director and conductor. Ruth Crawford Seeger: "Andante for Strings." Peter Lieberson: "The Six Realms" (Cello Concerto with soloist Anssi Karttunen). Bartók: "Concerto for Orchestra." 7-9pm. Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center, UC Davis.
3/15/2019 Igor Fedorov Sac State Graduate trumpet recital of Igor Fedorov, student of Nathan Sobieralski. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/16/2019 Auburn Symphony Placer High School "Masterworks Concert 3: Dance Episodes." Peter Jaffe, conductor; Christopher Jones, horn. Music of Leonard Bernstein, Richard Strauss, Georges Bizet, Dvorak and Ravel. 7:30pm. Placer High School Theatre, 123 Agard St, Auburn, CA (Also 3/17 3pm)
3/16/2019 Chamber Music Society of Sac Bet Haverim Synagogue, Davis Beethoven, Schubert, Messiaen. Featuring Patricia Shands, clarinet. 7:30pm at Bet Haverim Synagogue: 1715 Anderson Rd, Davis
3/17/2019 Auburn Symphony Placer High School "Masterworks Concert 3: Dance Episodes." See 3/16 for program details. Today at 3:00pm. Placer High School Theatre, 123 Agard St, Auburn, CA
3/17/2019 Chamber Music Society of Sac Sac State Beethoven, Schubert, Messiaen. Featuring Patricia Shands, clarinet. 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, CSUS
3/17/2019 Eileen Ivers and JigJam Mondavi St Patrick's Day music. Pre-concert beer tasting. Then JigJam, quartet from Ireland blends traditional Irish music with bluegrass and Americana. Then Eileen Ivers, innovator and pioneer in Celtic and world music genres. 7pm. Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center, Davis
3/17/2019 St Lawrence String Quartet InConcert Sierra Champions of new works by great living composers as well as masterworks from the classical canon. Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Rd, Grass Valley. 2pm (Pre-concert forum 1:15pm)
3/17/2019 Chanticleer St Johns Lutheran Church, Sac "Spacious Skies" is a celebration of American music, from the raw, raunchy, colonial spirit of William Billings through the backwoods of Appalachia, down the rolling Shenandoah, across the prairies and ending up in our own backyard. We raise our voices in song: patriotic, spiritual, sassy, romantic. 5-7pm. St. John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L Street, Sac
3/21/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." Mar 21-April 7. Dancers create their own works, developing their choreographic voices. Internationally recognized choreographer Val Caniparoli serves as guest mentor. 7:30pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/22/2019 Central West Ballet Gallo Center "Creations" - A triple bill, includes "A Parisian in New York," a colorful new ballet reminiscent of the great Movie Musicals of the 1950’s. 7:30pm at the Gallo Center, Modesto. (Also 3/23)
3/22/2019 Central West Ballet Gallo Center "Creations. Choreography In America." Includes A Parisian in New York, a colorful new ballet reminiscent of the great Movie Musicals of the 1950’s. An original ballet as only Central West Ballet can bring you! 7:30pm. Foster Family Theater at the Gallo Center, Modesto. (Also 3/23).
3/22/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 7:30pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/22/2019 Sacramento Baroque Soloists St Paul's Episcopal Church "Viva Vivaldi!" Beloved for its expressive energy and sweetness, Antonio Vivaldi's music continues to delight through the centuries. Sacramento Baroque Soloists return to perform a vibrant new set of Concertos featuring our Soloists on flute, oboe, bassoon, cello, and violins. 7:30pm. St Paul's Episcopal Church, 1430 J St, Sac
3/23/2019 Central West Ballet Gallo Center "Creations" See 3/22 for details. 7:30pm at the Gallo Center, Modesto. Final performance.
3/23/2019 Central West Ballet Gallo Center "Creations. Choreography In America." See 3/22. 7:30pm. Foster Family Theater at the Gallo Center, Modesto. Final performance tonight.
3/23/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 7:30pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/23/2019 Sacramento Baroque Soloists Harris Center "Viva Vivaldi!" See 3/22 for details. 2:00pm & 7:30pm today at the Harris Center. (2pm only Sunday March 24.)
3/23/2019 Sacramento Choral Society & Orch Community Center Theater The Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra present European Masterworks. "Ein Deutsches Requiem" by Johannes Brahms; Five Mystical Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams; Serenade in E Minor by Edward Elgar. Featuring Carrie Hennessey, Soprano, and Sidney Outlaw, Baritone. Pre-concert talk 7pm; performance 8pm at Community Center Theater, 1301 L St, Sac
3/23/2019 Stockton Symphony Atherton Auditorium Peter Jaffe conducts. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis. SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto. MOZART: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter.” Guest artist Frank Wiens, piano. 6pm. Atherton Auditorium (@ SJ Delta College, Pacific Ave, Stockton)
3/24/2019 Camellia Symphony McClatchy High School "Rising Stars Concert." Program TBA. McClatchy High School Auditorium; 3066 Freeport Blvd, Sac
3/24/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 2:00pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/24/2019 Sacramento Baroque Soloists Harris Center "Viva Vivaldi!" See 3/22 for details. 2:00pm & 7:30pm today at the Harris Center. (2pm only Sunday March 24.)
3/24/2019 Solano Symphony Orchestra Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre "World's Greatest Classics." Maestro Semyon Lohss, Musical Director/Conductor. 3:00pm. Performing Arts Center, 1010 Ulatis Dr, Vacaville
3/25/2019 American Bach Soloists Davis Community Church The ABS present Bach's "Saint Matthew Passion." ABS and the American Bach Choir will be joined by ten superb vocal soloists. 7:00pm. Davis Community Church, 412 C St, Davis
3/25/2019 collectif9 Harris Center Known for energized, innovative arrangements of classical repertoire, Montreal’s cutting-edge classical string band, collectif9, employs lights, staging, and amplification to create genre-bending classical performances. A one-of-a-kind experience with classical music! "This, ladies and gentlemen, is where chamber music is going." (Ottawa Chamberfest). 7:30pm at Harris Center, Folsom
3/25/2019 Justin Ramm-Damron Sac State Senior voice recital of bass Justin Ramm-Damron, student of Robin Fisher. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 6:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/25/2019 Guitar Studio Recital Sac State Sac State's guitar students perform a variety of solo and ensemble classical works. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/26/2019 Alexis True Sac State Graduate tuba recital of Alexis True, student of Julian Dixon. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/27/2019 Garrick Ohlssohn Sac State New Millennium Series: Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Since his triumph as the winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, pianist Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide. Mr. Ohlssohn will perform solo works of Johannes Brahms. 7:30pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/27/2019 Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel Harris Center "Fascinatin' Rhythms!" Syncopated Ragtime music of Gershwin and Scott Joplin, dashing polkas, alluring tangos, vibrant marches, and elegant waltzes. Music of Brahms, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and Stravinsky. American pianist Jeffrey Siegel offers comments on the work, composer, even the times in which the work was composed, and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. A lively Q&A concludes the concert. 7:30pm at Harris Center, Folsom
3/27/2019 Pacific Institute of Music Piano Trio Westminster Presbyterian Church Pacific Institute of Music Piano Trio. Free Concerts Wednesdays Noon to 1pm. 13th & N, Sac
3/28/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 7:30pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/28/2019 Piano Studio Recital Sac State Sac State piano majors present a variety of classical solo piano works. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/29/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 7:30pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/29/2019 Melanie Huber w/choral students Sac State Graduate choral conducting recital of Melanie Huber, student of Andrew Kreckmann. With Renee Harris, piano, and Sac State choral students. FREE! 4:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/29/2019 Angela Yam Sac State Graduate voice recital of soprano Angela Yam, student of Robin Fisher. With John Cozza, piano. FREE! 6:00pm. Capistrano Concert Hall, CSUS.
3/29/2019 Harold Murillo Sac State Senior clarinet recital of Harold Murillo, student of Sandra McPherson. With Renee Harris, piano. FREE! 7:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.
3/30/2019 Folsom Lake Symphony Harris Center "Dancin' In Your Seat" annual family concert; educational and fun for all ages. In this appx 1-hour concert, Maestro Peter Jaffe explores fascinating rhythms in dance-related music. In the lobby after the concert is an instrument "petting zoo" where youngsters can meet some of the musicians and try out their instruments. 11:00am, Harris Center, Folsom.
3/30/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 7:30pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/30/2019 Reno Chamber Orchestra Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR Robert Franz leads music by Ravel and Brahms, Beethoven and Franck. Featuring pianist Steven Vanhauwaert and the UNR Symphonic Choir and Chamber Singers. 7:30pm. Nightingale Concert Hall; 1335 North Virginia St, Reno, NV
3/30/2019 Mark Menzies Trinity Cathedral, Sacramento Violinist Mark Menzies will perform three of JS Bach’s solo sonatas. He will be joined by series artist Bernadette Mondok (soprano), and Derek Keller (tenor), for works by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst. 7:00pm. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Ave, Sac
3/31/2019 Sacramento Ballet CLARA Auditorium "Beer and Ballet 2019." See 3/21 for details. 2:00pm. The Cunningham-Binda stage at the CLARA Studios. 2420 N St, Sac
3/31/2019 Reno Chamber Orchestra Nightingale Concert Hall, UNR See 3/30/19 for details. 2:00pm. Nightingale Concert Hall; 1335 North Virginia St, Reno, NV
3/31/2019 Dinsmore Opera Scholarship Recital Sac State Winners of the annual Dinsmore Opera Scholarship perform. FREE! 2:00pm. Capistrano Hall, Room 151, CSUS.

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