Insight Music

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LATEST SHOW | Friday, July 28, 2017

Insight Music: Contemporary Classical In Sacramento

What is the sound of contemporary classical music? Insight Music explores that question through three very different groups.


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    Citywater Challenges Listeners With New Take On Classical

    The classical ensemble Citywater has become an institution in Sacramento for their contributions to the contemporary classical scene. The group visits Insight Music for a special live performance.

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    Vox Musica Collaboration Blends Together Classical And Poetry

    Sacramento-based women’s vocal choir Vox Musica has been pushing the musical boundaries and innovating classical repertoire. They discuss their new poetic collaboration.

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    Pianist Romayne Wheeler Shares Stories From An Extraordinary Career

    After growing up in California and studying piano in Austria, 20 years ago Romayne Wheeler packed his Steinway in a dump truck and moved to the Sierra Tarahumara mountains in Mexico. He shares his extraordinary story with Insight host Beth Ruyak.

Friday, June 30, 2017

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Pop Goes Sacramento: Conversations With Emerging Artists

Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner takes us through an eclectic mix of artists that made Sacramento their home. From "sadboi hip-hop" to deep spiritual connections to nature, Hobo Johnson, So Much Light and Hannah Mayree are June's Insight Music artists.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Jazz And Swing, Traditional Or Contemporary, Right At Home In Sacramento

CapRadio's new, monthly showcase of the music and musicians that make up our region's vibrant and diverse scene debuts with the focus on jazz and the festival that's been promoting it for more than four decades.