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.

Join The Classical Network for a broadcast of the Princeton University "After Noon" Organ Recital Thursday (4/19) at 12:30 pm featuring Spanish organist Loreto Aramendi, Main organist of the Cavaillé-Coll organ (1863) of the Santa Maria Basilica, San Sebastián, Spain.

This Friday's (4/13) Noontime Concert fromt the Dryden Ensemble includes 3 cantatas by J.S. Bach: "Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit," "Ich bin ein guter Hirt," & "Warum betruebst di dich, mein Herz?"

Thursday's (4/12) Noontime Concert from Concerts on the Slope in Brooklyn features the Merz Trio in Beethoven's Piano Trio in G, op. 1, no. 2, Schubert's Notturno in E-flat & Shostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2

Friday's (4-6) Noontime Concert from Melomaie features music by Maggio, Wilder, Caliendo, Guillemain, Bach, Abel, Boismortier, Blavet & Couperin.

Thursday's (4-5) Noontime Concert from the Network for New Music features Paul Schuette's "The Navigator" and the String Trio by Mario Davidovsky.

This week on Thursday, 3-29 & Friday, 3-30 we present noontime concerts from the Lenape Chamber Ensemble.  On Thursday we'll hear Beethoven's String Quartet, op. 18, no. 5, Grieg's 2nd Violin Sonata & Brahms Piano Trio in C.  On Friday in a Baroque program it's music by J.S. Bach, Telemann, Forqueray, Couperin & Vivaldi.

Friday's (3/23) Noontime Concert from Concerts on the Slope features flutist Linda Chesis and a flock of her students at the Manhattan School of Music with pianist Hyungjun Kim.  We'll hear music by Schickle, Boismortier, Faure, Griffes, Poulenc, John Luther Adams, Messiaen & Ary van Leeuwen.

March is Early Music Month.  Join Ross Amico for the second of two Noontime Concerts featuring highlights from the 2016 Guild for Early Music Festival.  This Friday, Guild members John Burkhalter and Janet Palumbo will cohost the Noontime Concert, introducing music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Periods.

This year’s festival will take place on Sunday from 12:30 to 5:30 pm at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ.  Take a pilgrimage back in time on The Classical Network with the Guild for Early Music, this Friday (3/16) at 12 pm.

This Thursday (3/15 at 12:30) brings the next Organ Recital live from the Princeton University Chapel, with the Korean-born American recital organist Ahreum Han in a fun and varied program - music from Grieg's Peer Gynt, Jacques Offenbach's overture to Orpheus in the Underworld, and works by Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Widor and Berveiller.

On Friday, 3-9 the Noon Concert from Mélomanie includes contemporary and Baroque works. We'll hear music by Mark Hagerty, Roberto Pace,  Jennifer Margaret Barker, Ingrid Arauco, Sergio Roberto de Olivieta, Georg Philipp Telemann, Giuseppe Tartini and Johann Joachim Quantz.