Noontime Concert

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Noon

Our Noontime Concerts are part of our Celebrating Our Musical Community series and bring you orchestral, chamber music and recital performances from venues around our listening area and include performances by both emerging and established world-class artists.

Sinfonietta Nova on Thursday's Noon Concert

Oct 17, 2017

Thursday's (10-19) Noontime Concert features West Windsor based Sinfonietta Nova and artistic director Gail Lee in Rossini's Overture to "La gazza ladra," "Swan of Tuonela" by Sibelius, Vaughan Williams' Overture to "The Wasps" & the Suite from "Swan Lake" by Tchaikovsky.  Gail Lee joins Carl Hemmingsen to host the broadcast.

In Friday's (10-13) Noontime Concert we'll the Lenape Chamber Ensemble in Mendelssohn's String Quartet, op. 44, no. 1, Stravinsky's Suite from "L'histoire du soldat" and the piano quartet in A major by Chausson.

Wednesday's (10-12) Noontime Concert from the Thirteen Choir is a program titled "Reincarnations."  We'll hear music by Orlande de Lassus, Samuel Barber, Michael Tippett, Tarik O'Regan, Ted Hearne & Thomas Tallis.  Matthew Robertson directs.

Thursday's (10/5) Noontime Concert from Tempesta di Mare, Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra includes J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, a Concerto in G by Johann Friedrich Fasch and Telemann's Concerto in F, TWV 54:F1.

Join us Friday at noon (10-6) for a performance by Quatuor Ebene from the Williams Center for the Arts at Lafayatte College.  We'll hear string quartets by Mozart, Beethoven and Ravel.

The midday Princeton University Chapel Organ recitals return for a new season this Thursday, Sept. 28, with a performance by Benjamin Sheen, featuring program of works by Sir William Walton, Mozart, Schumann and Louis Vierne.

On Friday's (9/29) Noon Concert from Melomanie we'll hear, on baroque intstruments:

Sonata by Francois Couperin

Gulliver Suite for 2 Violins by Telemann

Selections from 44 Duos by Bartok

Les Folies d'Espagne by Jean-Pierre Guignon

Just a Regular Child (2016) by David Schelat

Improvisations performed by Daniela Pierson & Christof Richter, baroque violins

Dance Suite by Couperin

This Thursday's (9-21) Noontime Concert from Manhattan Chamber Players features:

Brahms' Trio for Violin, Horn & Piano in E-flat, op. 40 &

Dvorak's Piano Trio in F minor, op. 65

On Friday's (9-22) noontime concert from the Downtown Concert Series we'll hear the Akropolis Reed Quintet (oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon & bass clarinet) in music by Mark Mellits, Nico Muhly, Nikolai Kapustin, David Biedenbender & George Gershwin.

Today's Noontime Concert (9/19) is drawn from this summer’s Cape May Music Festival, featuring performances by the New York Chamber Ensemble. There will be selections from two programs. The first will include music by Philippe Hersant (“Héliades” for flute and strings), Johan Kvandal (from his Hardanger fiddle quintet) and Felix Mendelssohn (his String Quintet No. 2). Then saxophonist Eddie Barbash will join the group for riffs on a variety of old favorites by Cole Porter, Ruben Fuentes, Manuel Ponce, Vincenzo Bellini and Harry Warren.

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