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A 'Cosmic Connection' Between 2 Violinists

November 2, 2018

For decades, Cologne-based violinist Geoffry Wharton has played jazzy crowd-pleasing encores written in the 1930s by an obscure composer, Audrey Call. Wharton discovered a spooky connection with her.

Emily Zentner / Capital Public Radio

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Amati Trio

October 26, 2018

The Amati Trio is made up of pianist Janet Liu, violinist Sue Bin Park and cellist Nina Martin, three seniors at Davis High School.

Vanessa S. Nelson / Capital Public Radio

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Luong Family Quartet

October 26, 2018

This string quartet from the Sacramento Youth Symphony is made up of Brandon, 16, and Connor, 14, on violins, Olivia, 12, on cello and Isabella, 9, on viola. They're all members of the Luong family.