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51 free concerts take place New York City right now! In addition, Club Free Time members get free tickets to the concerts which are not free for general public, but are free for our members: when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' at a concert - Club Free Time members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication! All they have to do is to login to www.clubfreetime.com and make a reservation.

As for the plethora of free concerts which take place in NYC year round, on weekdays and weekends, during lunch time, late afternoons and various evening hours: many people think that free concerts take place in NYC only during Summer, but nothing can be further from the truth.

Here are the numbers so you could see for yourself: about 1000 free concerts take place in NYC from mid-September to the end of May; and about 600 free concerts take place during the three Summer months (that 600 number excludes June's Make Music New York as on that single day more than 400 free concerts take place in NYC to celebrate Solstice).

As the number of free concerts per a summer month almost doubles the number of free concerts per month during other three seasons, you sure hear more about Summer free concerts.

In addition, Summer free concerts get more publicity, as such major popular concert series as New York Philharmoinic in the Parks, Metropolitan Opera Recital Series, Summer Stage and Celebrate Brooklyn all take place during summer months.

In addition, it's of course lots of fun to spend your lunch or your evening listening to the music you love and to picnic along, but your soul needs those nourishing sounds during other seasons as well.  So keep in mind that in New York City you can attend a free concert practically any day of the year, except maybe such major Hollidays as July 4th, Thanksgiving and the Christmas Day.

So please keep in mind that whether it's a weekday or a weekend, a holiday or just a regular day or a weekday night, you can alwasy count on Club Free Time when you want to listen to your favorite music, free of carge.
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51 Free Concerts (classical, opera, jazz, pop, rock, soul) in New York City, NYC Thu, 10/29/2020 - and on...

In New York City (NYC) you don't have to spend a dime to listen to good music, as free concerts abound in New York whether it is Summer or Winter, Spring or Fall! The variety is really astonishing: classical, jazz, pop, rock, opera, soul, etc. Just take a look at the free concert schedule below.

Concert | Halloween Pipes: Organ Recital (virtual)


Trinity Church Wall Street Director of Music, composer and ogranist Julian Wachner gives a Halloween Pipes. This is a recording from October 2019.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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1:00 pm

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Concerts, October 29, 2020, 10/29/2020, Halloween Pipes: Organ Recital (virtual)

Classical Music | Music as Heard at the Palace of Frederick the Great, by Bach Ensemble (virtual)


Music of the early Enlightenment and the late Baroque as heard at the palace of Frederick the Great. He was surrounded by many artists and musicians, and the musical events at Sanssouci were a mix of stylish works from the flutist Quantz, J.S. Bach, and C.P.E. Bach. Performers Mili Chang, flute; Isabelle Seula Lee, violin; Ana Kim, cello; Robert Warner, harpsichord
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Oct 29
1:15 pm

Free
Concerts, October 29, 2020, 10/29/2020, Music as Heard at the Palace of Frederick the Great, by Bach Ensemble (virtual)

Jazz | 10-Time Grammy Winner Eddie Palmieri: Latin Jazz (virtual)


With a musical career that spans over 50 years as a pianist, bandleader and composer of salsa and Latin jazz, Eddie Palmieri made history by winning the first ever Grammy Award for Best Latin recording in 1975. With 10 Grammys and 36 recordings to his name, Mr. Palmieri's contribution to the Latin music canon is unparalleled. Through his influence in jazz, salsa, funk, and even boogaloo, Palmieri is a trailblazer whose genre-busting sound has managed to survive generations of shifting tastes and trends.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Oct 29
5:00 pm

Free
Concerts, October 29, 2020, 10/29/2020, 10-Time Grammy Winner Eddie Palmieri: Latin Jazz (virtual)

Concert | Persian Santur: Hear and Learn About This Traditional Stringed Instrument (virtual)


Acclaimed Iranian musician, composer, and educator Ehsan Matoori shares his mastery of the santur (Persian dulcimer), as the audience explore the instrument's history and migration from Iran to cultures around the world. He will be joined by national US hammered dulcimer champion Max ZT (House of Waters) as they discuss Ehsan's latest project and exchange insights into composing music with traditional instruments to fit within a modern context.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Oct 29
6:00 pm

Free
Concerts, October 29, 2020, 10/29/2020, Persian Santur: Hear and Learn About This Traditional Stringed Instrument (virtual)

Classical Music | In Real Life: Song Cycles Live on Stage (virtual)


American Modern Ensemble; David Amado, conductor; Marnie Breckenridge, soprano; Jorell Williams, baritone perform the song cycles In Real Life. Music by Robert Paterson, with words by David Cote.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm

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Concerts, October 29, 2020, 10/29/2020, In Real Life: Song Cycles Live on Stage (virtual)

Concert | Horror in Music With a Soprano (virtual)


Join Opera on Tap's soprano Joanie Brittingham and composers Kamala Sankaram, and Whitney George as they explore horror in music, music in horror, and all things frightening in music history.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Oct 29
8:30 pm

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Concerts, October 29, 2020, 10/29/2020, Horror in Music With a Soprano (virtual)

Concert | String Quartet and Guests: Cutting-Edge Repertoire (virtual)


Ethel is one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field with an eye on tradition and an ear to the future. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group's signature cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators also make periodic appearances. Ethel is Ralph Farris (viola), Kip Jones (violin), Dorothy Lawson (cello), and Corin Lee (violin). The concert takes place every Friday at 5 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Oct 30
5:00 pm

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Concerts, October 30, 2020, 10/30/2020, String Quartet and Guests: Cutting-Edge Repertoire (virtual)

Concert | Bossa Nova Live (outdoors, in-person)


Visit the courtyard for a socially distanced evening of live Brazilian music, featuring Bossa Nova band Rio 3-0: bassist Leonardo Lucini, drummer Arnaldo Buzack, and guitarist Billy Newman. Take a seat in the courtyard and enjoy the show. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Oct 30
7:00 pm

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Concerts, October 30, 2020, 10/30/2020, Bossa Nova Live (outdoors, in-person)

Concert | Master of Indian Music: Highly Acclaimed Violinist (virtual)


Violin maestra Kala Ramnath shares the unique sound of her 'singing violin', accompanied by tabla player and composer Abhijit Banerjee. Kala has performed throughout the world, including the Sydney Opera House, London's Queen Elizabeth Hall and Carnegie Hall to name a few. She has collaborated with artists from different genres incorporating elements of Western classical, jazz, flamenco and traditional African music.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Fri, Oct 30
7:00 pm

$10
Concerts, October 30, 2020, 10/30/2020, Master of Indian Music: Highly Acclaimed Violinist (virtual)

Classical Music | Works for Violin and Piano by Chopin, Piazzolla, Liszt (virtual)


Musical Imageries features the combination of violin and piano in repertoire from around the world. Bloomingdale School of Music piano faculty member Mina Kusomoto and guest Everhard Paredes will perform transcriptions of such composers as Chopin, Rameau and Liszt. Resident Teaching Artists Naho Parrini and Marc Peloquin will present William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano, a work that was inspired by three sculptures including Richmond Barthe’s African Dancer and Sargent Johnson’s Mother and Child.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:00 pm

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Concerts, October 30, 2020, 10/30/2020, Works for Violin and Piano by&nbsp;Chopin, Piazzolla, Liszt (virtual)

Opera | The Met Opera: Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov (virtual)


Stephen Wadsworth’s production of Mussorgsky’s epic masterpiece brilliantly captures the suffering and ambition of the Russian people at a critical time in their nation’s history. René Pape is riveting as the Tsar of the title, giving a commanding and charismatic performance of one of the greatest bass roles in the repertoire—his Boris is dominating, tortured, flawed and utterly unforgettable. The extraordinary cast and the Met Orchestra and Chorus are led by Russian maestro Valery Gergiev, the foremost Mussorgsky interpreter of our time.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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7:30 pm

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Concerts, October 30, 2020, 10/30/2020, The Met Opera: Mussorgsky&rsquo;s Boris Godunov (virtual)

Jazz | Jazz Band in a Park: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and More (in-person)


David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band is inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and more. The band breathes life and passion into America's own great art form.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Oct 31
2:00 pm

Free
Concerts, October 31, 2020, 10/31/2020, Jazz Band in a Park: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and More (in-person)

Opera | The Halloween Tree: Concert Reading with Chamber Orchestra (virtual)


Led by a mysterious guide, a group of teenagers embark on an unforgettable journey to find their friend Pipkin, who has disappeared on Halloween night. Through their search, the costumed adventurers learn about the cultural and historical traditions that have led to the contemporary celebration of Halloween today. Explore the magical worlds of Ancient Egypt, Medieval France, and the mystical Mexican “Dia de los Muertos” in this enchanting and haunting new opera! Performed by members of MasterVoices and the American Lyric Theater Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Geoffrey McDonald. Followed by a conversation with composer Theo Popov and librettist Tony Asaro.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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2:00 pm

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Concerts, October 31, 2020, 10/31/2020, The Halloween Tree: Concert Reading with Chamber Orchestra (virtual)

Classical Music | Beethoven's Piano Sonatas II: Humor and Passion (virtual)


Pianist Adam Golka presents an 8-concert series surveying Beethoven's complete Piano Sonatas on the occasion of the master's 250th birthday celebration. The concerts offer a comprehensive journey through the composer's most prolific musical form, spanning 27 years of groundbreaking creation and his triumph over hearing loss. The performances will also feature conversations with special guests such as musical legends, visual artists, literary scholars, spiritual teachers, an ear surgeon, and others. Program Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, no. 2 Grande Sonata No. 4 in E-flat Major, Op. 7 Sonata/Sonatina No. 20 in G Major, Op. 49, no. 2 Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
   New York City, NY; NYC
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3:00 pm

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Concerts, October 31, 2020, 10/31/2020, Beethoven's Piano Sonatas II: Humor and Passion (virtual)

Jazz | Jazz Band in a Park: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and More (in-person)


David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band is inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and more. The band breathes life and passion into America's own great art form.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Nov 1
2:00 pm

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Concerts, November 01, 2020, 11/01/2020, Jazz Band in a Park: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and More (in-person)

Concert | Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music From the Deck of 1885 Ship (virtual)


Old-time sailors on long voyages spent months living together in close quarters with no outside entertainment, no new people to interact with, a monotonous diet, and each day pretty much just like the day before. Sound familiar? How did they keep their spirits up? Singing together! Work songs and fun songs, story songs and nonsense songs, songs of nostalgia and songs of up-to-the-moment news - all were part of the repertoire onboard. Members of the New York Packet and friends perform from atop the foredeck of Wavertree ship as well as from their homes.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Nov 1
2:00 pm

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Concerts, November 01, 2020, 11/01/2020, Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music From the Deck of 1885 Ship (virtual)

Concert | Tango: Quintet Performs Astor Piazzolla (virtual)


A master of the bandoneon, Piazzolla revolutionized the tango, transforming the earthy, sensual, even disreputable folk music into a sophisticated form of high art and elevating it from the dance halls onto the concert stage. Quinteto Astor Piazzolla has traveled the world for more than 20 years, sharing his music with a new generation and bringing a sense of newness and freshness to Piazzolla's unique sound. Live discussion with the artists will follow the concert.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sun, Nov 1
6:00 pm

Free
Concerts, November 01, 2020, 11/01/2020, Tango: Quintet Performs Astor Piazzolla (virtual)

Opera | The Met Opera: Philip Glass’s Satyagraha (virtual)


Following the success of his first foray into opera, Einstein on the Beach, revolutionary American composer and musician Philip Glass soon turned to another great figure of the 20th century for inspiration. Set to lines from the Hindu Bhagavad Gita, Satyagraha depicts scenes (arranged thematically rather than chronologically) from the life of Gandhi as he developed his philosophy of non-violent resistance in South Africa between 1896 and 1913. In this performance, tenor Richard Croft gives a moving performance as Gandhi, leading a remarkable ensemble cast conducted by Dante Anzolini. The opera became the second installment of Glass’s Portrait Trilogy, which also includes Einstein on the Beach and Akhnaten and focuses on innovators from across history.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Nov 1
7:30 pm

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Concerts, November 01, 2020, 11/01/2020, The Met Opera:&nbsp;Philip Glass&rsquo;s Satyagraha (virtual)

Classical Music | Vocal Works by J.S. Bach (virtual)


The Trinity Baroque Orchestra and members of The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, led by Avi Stein, perform Bach’s cantatas Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12, and Wachet! betet! betet! wachet!, BWV 70.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 2
1:00 pm

Free
Concerts, November 02, 2020, 11/02/2020, Vocal Works by J.S. Bach (virtual)

Classical Music | A Little Midday Music: Spirituals and Inspirational Music (virtual or in-person)


Ayana Lowe, mezzo-soprano, and friends: "Spirituals and Inspirational Music"
   New York City, NY; NYC
Tue, Nov 3
12:30 pm

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Concerts, November 03, 2020, 11/03/2020, A Little Midday Music: Spirituals and Inspirational Music (virtual or in-person)

Concert | Choral Music (virtual)


Trinity Youth Chorus presents a virtual choir performance.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Nov 4
1:00 pm

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Concerts, November 04, 2020, 11/04/2020, Choral Music (virtual)

Concert | Salsa Orchestra: Classic Salsa with a Modern Identity (live-streamed, virtual)


The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra is an 11-piece salsa group that plays dynamic, dura arrangements of indie rock tunes. This innovative brand of music takes the classic form of salsa and infuses it with a completely modern identity. Their explosive arrangements include songs by Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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8:00 pm

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Concerts, November 04, 2020, 11/04/2020, Salsa Orchestra: Classic Salsa with a Modern Identity (live-streamed, virtual)

Classical Music | Passing Through: A Journey From Old Music to New (virtual)


This “Passing Through” concert focuses on time, with a journey from old music to new, as sung by soprano Molly Netter from the Choir of Trinity Wall Street. Netter will accompany herself on the clavicytherium, a reimagined Baroque instrument resembling an upright harpsichord, in world premieres by Alyssa Weinberg and Calvin Hitchcock.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Nov 6
1:00 pm

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Concerts, November 06, 2020, 11/06/2020, Passing Through: A Journey From Old Music to New (virtual)

Concert | String Quartet and Guests: Cutting-Edge Repertoire (virtual)


Ethel is one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field with an eye on tradition and an ear to the future. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group's signature cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators also make periodic appearances. Ethel is Ralph Farris (viola), Kip Jones (violin), Dorothy Lawson (cello), and Corin Lee (violin). The concert takes place every Friday at 5 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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5:00 pm

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Concerts, November 06, 2020, 11/06/2020, String Quartet and Guests: Cutting-Edge Repertoire (virtual)

Concert | Cello and Piano: Jazz Groove and Brazilian Rhythmic Exuberance, Live on Stage (virtual)


Cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach and pianist Michael Boriskin perfom Sonata for Cello and Piano by Emmy-winning composer John Musto. Musto seamlessly brings together the brilliance and "groove" of a jazz instrumentalist, the rhythmic exuberance of a Brazilian dance champion and the erudition of a contrapuntal (counterpoint) master. The event includes a pre-performance discussion, and live, post-performance Q&A among composer, performers, and viewers.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 9
1:00 pm

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Concerts, November 09, 2020, 11/09/2020, Cello and Piano: Jazz Groove and Brazilian Rhythmic Exuberance, Live on Stage (virtual)

Classical Music | Music by Beethoven and More Live on Stage (virtual)


Members of the Orchestra of St. Luke's perform. Program Matthew Evan Taylor Dawn of a New Day (OSL co-commission) Anjna Swaminathan Duplicity (OSL co-commission) Beethoven String Quintet, Op. 29 About the Program Matthew Evan Taylor's Dawn of a New Day vividly creates atmosphere through sound. Anjna Swaminathan's Duplicity fuses the melodies and rhythms of South Indian classical music with the Western classical string quartet form. The works are paired together with Beethoven's String Quintet, Op. 29, the composer's only work for string quintet. Beethoven's piece recalls Mozart's string quintets while looking ahead to the establishment of his own revolutionary style.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 9
6:30 pm

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Concerts, November 09, 2020, 11/09/2020, Music by Beethoven and More Live on Stage (virtual)

Concert | Jazz-Cellist and Guitarist Perform Live at Lavish Viennese Palace (virtual)


“Sain Mus” duo consists of guitarist Philipp Erasmus and jazz-cellist Clemens Sainitzer. They are masters in creating both beautifully elegant and dreamy lyrical music, as well as wildly dissonant, high-energy, dramatic and more progressive sounds. Together they have been working, recording and playing for over 15 years. 
   New York City, NY; NYC
Tue, Nov 10
2:00 pm

Free
Concerts, November 10, 2020, 11/10/2020, Jazz-Cellist and Guitarist Perform Live at Lavish Viennese Palace (virtual)

Jazz | Autumn in New York: Classic Jazz (virtual)


Evening of jazz music and vocal performances from trumpeter, composer, arranger Alex Nguyen and guests. Nguyen has appeared at Birdland, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum, the Kennedy Center and has performed throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Wed, Nov 11
7:00 pm

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Concerts, November 11, 2020, 11/11/2020, Autumn in New York: Classic Jazz (virtual)

Concert | Tribute to Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Billy Joel (live-streamed, virtual)


This is a live rock & roll celebration the world's greatest pianists and showmen - from Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles to Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Billy Joel! The show features storytelling, video, backup singers, a band and 25 hit songs including "Good Golly Miss Molly", "Georgia on My Mind", "Great Balls of Fire", "Superstition", "Rocket Man", "Tiny Dancer", "New York State of Mind", and more. Presented by Executive Producer of Broadway's Rock of Ages Jeff Davis.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Wed, Nov 11
8:00 pm

Free
Concerts, November 11, 2020, 11/11/2020, Tribute to Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Billy Joel (live-streamed, virtual)

Concert | The Queen of Disco: Gloria Gaynor (virtual)


Grammy winner Gloria Gaynor's legendary career spans the past 40 years. Her best known hits from the disco era are "I Will Survive", "Never Can Say Goodbye", "Let Me Know (I Have a Right)", and "I Am What I Am".
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 12
5:00 pm

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Concerts, November 12, 2020, 11/12/2020, The Queen of Disco: Gloria Gaynor (virtual)

Concert | Celtic Traditional Music (virtual)


Multi-instrumentalist Carlos Nunez celebrates the music of Galicia, Spain's northwest region, which is rich in vibrant Celtic traditional music. Nunez's style draws on influences that range from ancient Celtic music (with a unique Spanish touch) to Medieval and Baroque, and also incorporates sounds and styles of the places where Galicians have settled, including Cuba, Brazil, Argentina, even the United States. He will be joined by folklorist, writer, and educator Stephen Winick.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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6:00 pm

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Concerts, November 12, 2020, 11/12/2020, Celtic Traditional Music (virtual)

Concert | Renowned Kronos Quartet Celebrates the Legendary Folk Singer and Social Activist Pete Seeger (virtual)


Kronos Quartet and special guests celebrate multi-Grammy winner Pete Seeger through music and conversation. Through the power of Seeger's eternally relevant cries for unity and moral integrity, Kronos explores the responsibility we have as members of a greater community to question injustice and develop the courage to raise our voices together both in word and song. Kronos Quartet: ?? David Harrington, Violin ?? John Sherba, Violin ?? Hank Dutt, Viola ?? Sunny Yang, Cello
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Concerts, November 12, 2020, 11/12/2020, Renowned Kronos Quartet Celebrates the Legendary Folk Singer and Social Activist Pete Seeger (virtual)

Concert | Chamber Music for String Quartet, Piano and Voice (live-streamed, virtual)


Chamber music by composer Michael Murray, performed live at C Minor Recital Hall on the campus of Missouri State University. The program will include the world premiere of Butterfly Days (2020) for mezzo-soprano and piano, The Darkening Green (2018) for string quartet, and Genevieve's Cats (2017) for soprano and piano.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Thu, Nov 12
8:30 pm

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Concerts, November 12, 2020, 11/12/2020, Chamber Music for String Quartet, Piano and Voice (live-streamed, virtual)

Concert | String Quartet and Guests: Cutting-Edge Repertoire (virtual)


Ethel is one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field with an eye on tradition and an ear to the future. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group's signature cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators also make periodic appearances. Ethel is Ralph Farris (viola), Kip Jones (violin), Dorothy Lawson (cello), and Corin Lee (violin). The concert takes place every Friday at 5 pm.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Fri, Nov 13
5:00 pm

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Concerts, November 13, 2020, 11/13/2020, String Quartet and Guests: Cutting-Edge Repertoire (virtual)

Concert | Guitar Masters: Flamenco, Jazz, Balkan, Classical (virtual)


Named "best world guitarist" by Guitar Player Magazine Reader's Choice Award, Fareed Haque, and Goran Ivanovic present an International Guitar Night, inspired by rhythms and melodies from flamenco to the Balkan region. With elements of jazz, classical, and even rock, this performance features the unrivaled acoustic guitar artistry. Their music is carefully balanced between blazing virtuosity and sheer beauty.
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Fri, Nov 13
7:00 pm

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Concerts, November 13, 2020, 11/13/2020, Guitar Masters: Flamenco, Jazz, Balkan, Classical (virtual)

Classical Music | Bach Vespers (virtual)


Program J.S. Bach's Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! (Exult God in all lands!) The work is Bach's only sacred cantata scored for solo soprano and trumpet. Featured soloists are soprano Clara Rottsolk and trumpeter Perry Sutton.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sun, Nov 15
5:00 pm

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Concerts, November 15, 2020, 11/15/2020, Bach Vespers (virtual)

Classical Music | Beethoven's Monumental String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132 and More (virtual)


Alexander String Quartet's recital pairs Beethoven's monumental String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132 with American composer George Walker's Lyric for String Quartet. Walker, the first Black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize in Music, wrote the Lyric in response to the death of his grandmother. Its theme echoes the "Heiliger Dankgesang" (Holy Song of Thanksgiving) movement from Beethoven's Op. 132. "The Alexander's performances of the Beethoven cycle are uncompromising in power, intensity and spiritual depth." - Music Web International The link for the concert will be available through Nov 29.
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Concerts, November 16, 2020, 11/16/2020, Beethoven's Monumental String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132 and More (virtual)

Classical Music | Beethoven's String Quartets (virtual)


Alexander String Quartet's recital is a tour traversing Beethoven's early, middle and late quartets. Their in-depth exploration combines shared insights from over 30 years of playing these beloved works. "The Alexander's performances of the Beethoven cycle are uncompromising in power, intensity and spiritual depth." - Music Web International All-Beethoven Program String Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1 String Quartet in E minor, Op. 5,9 No. 2, "Rasumovsky" String Quartet in F major, Op. 135 The link for the concert will be available through Nov 29.
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Classical Music | Chamber Music by Brahms and More Live on Stage (virtual)


Members of the Orchestra of St. Luke's perform. Program Christine Delphine Hedden Cuimhne  Florence Price String Quartet No. 2 Johannes Brahms String Sextet No. 1 About the Program Contemporary American composer Christine Delphine Hedden’s Cuimhne draws from New England folk music and traditional Irish music. The first African-American woman to have a piece performance by a major American orchestra, Florence Price combined traditional African-American idioms, African dance rhythms, and with the harmonies and forms of mid-century American classical music in her String Quartet No. 2, written in 1935. Written when he was 27 years old, Brahms’ first string sextet sees the developing composer pushing boundaries and exposing the full sonic potential of the two violins, two violas, and two cellos for which the work was written.
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Mon, Nov 16
6:30 pm

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Concerts, November 16, 2020, 11/16/2020, Chamber Music by Brahms and More Live on Stage (virtual)

Concert | Broadway Close Up: Tribute to The Great Dorothy Fields, Lyricist of Over 400 Songs for Broadway and Films (virtual)


Dorothy Fields (1904-1974) was the only woman to make it into the top echelon of great composers in the 1920s - a group that included the Gershwins, Cole Porter and Rodgers & Hart. She collaborated with Jerome Kern, Cy Coleman and others on hit songs including "The Way You Look Tonight," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "On the Sunny Side of the Street" and "Big Spender," as well as the musicals Sweet Charity and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. In a career spanning more than 40 years, Fields wrote some of the most enduring lyrics of the Golden Age of the American popular song. This concert-lecture will feature the acclaimed jazz vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli, who the New York Times compares to "Ella Fitzgerald in her prime." Music directed by Greg Jarrett.
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7:00 pm

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Concerts, November 16, 2020, 11/16/2020, Broadway Close Up: Tribute to The Great Dorothy Fields, Lyricist of Over 400 Songs for Broadway and Films (virtual)

Classical Music | Cello Recital: J.S. Bach and More at an Intimate Venue (virtual)


Cellist Mariel Roberts performs a diverse program, including one of her own compositions and excerpts from the beloved sixth Cello Suite by J.S. Bach. Roberts has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician across four continents, most notably as a member and co-director of the Wet Ink Ensemble (named "The Best Classical Music Ensemble of 2018" by The New York Times), as well as with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Mivos Quartet, Bang on a Can All Stars.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Nov 17
7:00 pm

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Concerts, November 17, 2020, 11/17/2020, Cello Recital: J.S. Bach and More at an Intimate Venue (virtual)

Classical Music | The New York Philharmonic Gala Concert (virtual)


Show your love for New York City and its great orchestra by joining the virtual celebration of this vibrant metropolis. The Philharmonic comes together with an array of special guests to inspire its audience members and to celebrate its hometown.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Thu, Nov 19
7:00 pm

Free
Concerts, November 19, 2020, 11/19/2020, The New York Philharmonic Gala Concert (virtual)

Classical Music | Beethoven's Piano Sonatas III: Fantasies and the Moonlight (virtual)


Pianist Adam Golka presents an 8-concert series surveying Beethoven's complete Piano Sonatas on the occasion of the master's 250th birthday celebration. The concerts offer a comprehensive journey through the composer's most prolific musical form, spanning 27 years of groundbreaking creation and his triumph over hearing loss. The performances will also feature conversations with special guests such as musical legends, visual artists, literary scholars, spiritual teachers, an ear surgeon, and others. Program Sonata No. 16 in G Major, Op. 31, no. 1 Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90 Sonata No. 13, quasi una Fantasia, E-flat Major, Op. 27, no. 1 Sonata No. 14, quasi una Fantasia, C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, no. 2, “Moonlight”
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Nov 21
3:00 pm

Free
Concerts, November 21, 2020, 11/21/2020, Beethoven's Piano Sonatas III:&nbsp;Fantasies and the Moonlight (virtual)

Classical Music | Choral Works by Vivaldi, Rachmaninoff, and More (live-streamed, virtual)


Melodia Women's Choir, led by Cynthia Powell, presents an evening of music to warm the heart and share feelings of hope for the fall season. The program, Songs of Love and Hope, features a choral performance by Melodia, special solo presentations by Melodia singers, and rare archival concert footage. They will revisit beloved music from the likes of John Rutter, Naila Aziz, Antonio Vivaldi, and Sergei Rachmaninoff, as well as fresh work from composer Ola Gjeilo and new solos from Melodia singers. Called "riveting" by The New York Times, Melodia Women's Choir explores and performs rarely heard music for women's voices in many different styles. They have been heard on WQXR, WNYC radio, and seen on NBC TV. Musicians: Taisiya Pushkar (pianist), Emilie-Anne Gendron (violin), Clara Kim (violin), Stehpanie Griffin (viola), Laura Andrade (cello)
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Nov 21
7:30 pm

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Concerts, November 21, 2020, 11/21/2020, Choral Works by Vivaldi, Rachmaninoff, and More (live-streamed, virtual)

Classical Music | Chamber Music by Mozart and More Live on Stage (virtual)


Members of the Orchestra of St. Luke's perform. Program Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de St. Georges String Quartet No. 4 in C minor Mozart Clarinet Quintet About the Program Born in Guadeloupe and educated in France, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de St. Georges was a prolific composer, and one of the first French composers to embrace the growing popularity of the string quartet and symphonic forms championed by Haydn. His String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor is paired with Mozart’s celebrated Clarinet Quintet—Mozart’s only clarinet quintet and a tour de force for the clarinet soloist.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Mon, Nov 23
6:30 pm

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Concerts, November 23, 2020, 11/23/2020, Chamber Music by Mozart and More Live on Stage (virtual)

Concert | Tribute to Oscar and Tony-Winning Broadway Composer of Godspell, Pippin, Wicked (virtual)


This concert-lecture will feature Broadway actress Nikki Renee Daniels (Company, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, Porgy and Bess) and the acclaimed jazz vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli, who the New York Times compares to "Ella Fitzgerald in her prime." At a time when Broadway and pop music had taken separate paths, Stephen Schwartz (b. 1948) successfully introduced the pop/rock musical sensibility of the 1970s to musical theater. After early success on Broadway with Godspell and Pippin, he reinvented himself in Hollywood, collaborating with Alan Menken on the music for 1990s Disney classics including Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Schwartz and Jerry Herman are the only two composers to have three shows run for more than 1,500 performances. Learn about his inspiring story and hear music spanning his entire career - including songs from his smash hit Wicked. Music directed by Greg Jarrett.
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Mon, Dec 7
7:00 pm

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Concerts, December 07, 2020, 12/07/2020, Tribute to Oscar and Tony-Winning Broadway Composer of Godspell, Pippin, Wicked (virtual)

Concert | Big Band Swing: Christmas Spectacular (live-streamed, virtual)


Celebrate the holiday season with Rock This Town Orchestra's Holiday Spectacular. You will hear hits from 50's Rock N Roll, as well as holiday classics in a big band swing style such as Jingle Bells, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, White Christmas, Jump Jive & Wail, Sleepwalk and many more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Sat, Dec 12
8:00 pm

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Concerts, December 12, 2020, 12/12/2020, Big Band Swing: Christmas Spectacular (live-streamed, virtual)

Classical Music | Acclaimed Pianist Performs at an Intimate Venue (virtual)


Simone Dinnerstein's "majestic originality of vision" (The Independent) has made her one of today's most sought-after pianists. She has played with the New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra and many more. She has performed in venues from Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center to the Berlin Philharmonie, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Seoul Arts Center and the Sydney Opera House.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Tue, Dec 15
7:00 pm

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Concerts, December 15, 2020, 12/15/2020, Acclaimed Pianist Performs at an Intimate Venue (virtual)

Concert | Big Band Swing: Christmas Spectacular (live-streamed, virtual)


Celebrate the holiday season with Rock This Town Orchestra's Holiday Spectacular. You will hear hits from 50's Rock N Roll, as well as holiday classics in a big band swing style such as Jingle Bells, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, White Christmas, Jump Jive & Wail, Sleepwalk and many more.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Sat, Dec 19
8:00 pm

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Concerts, December 19, 2020, 12/19/2020, Big Band Swing: Christmas Spectacular (live-streamed, virtual)

Jazz | Harp and Double Bass at an Intimate Venue (virtual)


Genre-defying harpist Brandee Younger and bassist Dezron Douglas join together for an incredible evening of inspired jazz works.
   New York City, NY; NYC
Tue, Jan 19
7:00 pm

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Concerts, January 19, 2021, 01/19/2021, Harp and Double Bass at an Intimate Venue (virtual)

Classical Music | JACK Quartet: Nontraditional Techniques and Sounds (virtual)


The very first public performance by the acclaimed JACK Quartet featured Helmut Lachenmann's string quartet Grido, and it's been a constant for them ever since. The mastering of this technically demanding piece shows their incredible talent, but their expressive interpretation reveals their brilliance as an ensemble. Hear them perform this work, alongside two other solo pieces by Lachenmann which explore nontraditional techniques and sounds.
   New York City, NY; NYC
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Tue, Feb 16
7:00 pm

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Concerts, February 16, 2021, 02/16/2021, JACK Quartet: Nontraditional Techniques and Sounds (virtual)
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