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New Millennium Series

Now celebrating its 20th season, the New Millennium Series continues our mission of presenting, at exceptional ticket prices, intimate performances by the finest chamber music ensembles and soloists in the U.S. and abroad. New Millennium’s rich history includes performances by many of the artists and ensembles that have shaped the classical chamber music tradition over the last half-century, including pianist Gilbert Kalish, the Beaux Arts Trio and Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, violinists Sarah Chang and Hilary Hahn, and many others. We hope to see you at this season's concerts!

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All New Millennium Series concerts are held at 7:30 pm in the Capistrano Concert Hall.

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Season Tickets now available

$75 general, $60 senior


Paul Appleby, tenor

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

$20 general, $15 senior, $10 student


tenor paul appleby

The dynamic American tenor Paul Appleby has won acclaim for his lead roles in Nico Muhly’s Two Boys, Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, and Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande at the Metropolitan Opera, and as Joe Cannon in the world premiere production of John Adams’ and Peter Sellars’ Girls of the Golden West at San Francisco Opera. Appleby, accompanied by pianist Conor Hanick, presents an impressive program featuring Schumann and Schubert songs, Berg’s Altenberg Lieder, and Beethoven’s celebrated lone song cycle, An die ferne Geliebte.

Faculty & Friends Gala

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

7:30 p.m. - Capistrano Concert Hall - $20 general, $15 senior, $10 student


PROGRAM CHANGE: Due to illness, TriMusica will not be performing. Instead, we will be presenting Shostakovich's Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67, with Igor Veligan, violin, Susan Lamb Cook, cello, and John Cozza, piano. The Aveta Trio will still perform as previously scheduled.

The Aveta Trio are the winners of the 2021 Junior String Division Gold Medal in the 48th Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. This dynamic and compelling ensemble, Sarah Yuan (piano), Eunseo Oh (violin), and Elliott Kim (cello) will perform Mendelssohn’s masterpiece, the Trio, Opus 66 in C Minor.


Midori, violin

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

7:30 p.m. - Capistrano Concert Hall - $40 general, $30 senior, $20 student


violinist midoriWe are proud to present the Grammy Award-winning violinist Midori, with pianist Ozgur Aydin. Midori has performed with, among others, the London and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics. Having launched her career with the New York Philharmonic at the age of 11, she is now a 2021 Kennedy Center Honoree. She and Mr. Aydin will perform works of Bach, Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, and Nikos Skalkottas.

Telegraph Quartet

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

7:30 p.m. - Capistrano Concert Hall - $20 general, $15 senior, $10 student


Telegraph QuartetThe Telegraph Quartet performs John Harbisons' String Quartet No. 6, Florence Price's Five Folk Songs in Counterpoint, and the Ravel String Quartet. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “…an incredibly valuable addition to the cultural landscape” and “powerfully adept… with a combination of brilliance and subtlety,” the Telegraph Quartet was awarded the prestigious 2016 Walter W. Naumburg Chamber Music Award and the Grand Prize at the 2014 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. The Quartet has performed in concert halls, music festivals, and academic institutions across the United States and abroad, including New York City’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, San Francisco’s Herbst Theatre, and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Chamber Masters Series.

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