Starting this June, CapRadio will bring together music lovers with local musicians hit hard by the pandemic through our first-ever Summer Concert Series, a series of one-hour radio specials and video performances.
CapRadio has brought together six ensembles — ranging from soloists to quintets — to perform in the CapRadio Garden, featuring many standard favorites from the canon, as well as a diverse lineup of composers and lyricists. Learn more about all the artists here.
Listen to the Summer Concert Series Fridays at noon starting June 18 on CapRadio Music 88.9 FM in Sacramento, 91.7 FM Groveland/Sonora, or 88.7 FM Sutter/Yuba City to hear performances and interviews with the artists. And subscribe to the CapRadio YouTube channel to see the videos of the performances as well!
- The Chevalier Quartet, featuring Dagenais Smiley on violin, Chase Spruill on violin, Cassandra Lynne Richburg on viola, and Susan Lamb Cook on cello, with guest clarinetist Deborah Pittman
- The duo of clarinetist Brennen Milton and pianist Carol Chueng
- The trio of soprano Ann Moss, Justin Ouellet on violin and guitar, and pianist Jennifer Reason
- The trio of soprano Carrie Hennessey, tenor Taylor Thompson and pianist Jennifer Reason
- The duo of Dr. Beverly Hoehn on harp and flutist Elizabeth Coronata
- Solo pianists Sakurako Kanemitsu and Erina Saito
LATEST SHOW | Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Friday, July 23, 2021
In the final CapRadio Summer Concert Series performance, The trio of soprano Ann Moss, Justin Ouellet on violin and guitar, and pianist Jennifer Reason present an eclectic program full of vignettes of the pandemic through the lens of an artist.
Friday, July 16, 2021
Former Sacramento native Dr. Beverly Hoehn and Sacramento Philharmonic flutist Elizabeth Coronata comprise the Spring Bloom Duo. They will celebrate the CapRadio Garden setting with a performance of Hovhaness’s Garden of Adonis in full.
Friday, July 9, 2021
Both women have chosen their programs as a testament to the violence against Asians occurring at this time, and against all forms of racial judgement. You will hear a variety of musical styles, and diversity in gender and ethnicity in the music.
Friday, July 2, 2021
Brennen Milton has twice been invited to Carnegie Hall, once as the winner of the Golden Classical Musical Awards, and will speak to that journey as a Black man. He will also talk about his second passion: designing clothes!
Friday, June 25, 2021
A beautiful juxtaposition of old and new, the young rising star and the established veteran performer: the second performance in CapRadio's Summer Concert series features soprano Carrie Hennessey, tenor Taylor Thompson and pianist Jennifer Reason.
Friday, June 18, 2021
The first performance in CapRadio's Summer Concert Series features all-black composers and builds on an educational film under production on the life of Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a Black man writing classical music in the 1700s.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
CapRadio is bringing together music lovers with local musicians hit hard by the pandemic through our Summer Concert Series, a series of one-hour radio specials and video performances. Here's a closer look at the artists performing in the series.
The Summer Concert Series is made possible by Jim Kirstein.