September 2012


Calendar of Free* Classical Concerts in Jacksonville

*Listings of Jacksonville concerts advertised as FREE are compiled chiefly from online calendars. Listed concerts could be subject to change or cancellation, and additional concert listings might be added.
Most venue addresses are given at left.

Saturday, September 1 @ 7pm
Don Thompson Chorales Reunion Concert

Past and present members of the Don Thompson Chorale will be joined by alumni from the Don Thompson-era FJC Chorales in a concert of audience favorites. Mr. Thompson will be with us as we celebrate this reunion and his upcoming 75th birthday. The concert is free and open to the public -- please bring your friends and family.
  • Times-Union Center/Jacoby Symphony Hall

    Sunday, September 2 @ 3pm
    Faculty Recital, “Afternoon of Art Song Selections by Poulenc, Ravel, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff”

    Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, baritone & Laura Nocchiero, piano
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Sunday, September 9 @ 6pm
    Friday Musicale presents JOHN URBAN, piano

    BRAHMS: Klavierstucke (1878); BEETHOVEN: Sonata in F major, Op. 10, No. 2; J.S. BACH: Partita, No. 1 B-flat; CHOPIN: Ballade No. 4 in F-minor, Op. 52
    Friday Musicale

    Sunday, September 9 @ 7pm
    San Marco Chamber Music Society
    Benefit Concert for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

    Featuring Scott Watkins, piano, Eric Olson, oboe, Chris Dwyer, horn, Hugh Patterson, baritone, and Ellen Olson, viola. Music of Bach, Hersogenberg, and others. Free will offering will support JDRF in fighting type 1 diabetes.
  • St. Mark's Lutheran Church

    Monday, September 10 @ 7:30pm
    Solo Piano Improvisations

    Dr. Gary Smart, piano
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Tuesday, September 11 @ 6:30pm
    September Peace Concert

    Douglas Anderson Chorale, Jeffrey Clayton, conductor; Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, Darren Dailey, conductor; Jacksonville Mass Choir, Deborah McDuffie, conductor; UNF Chamber Singers, Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor
  • St. John’s Cathedral

    Friday, September 21 @ 8pm
    Jacksonville SINGS! Invitational Showcase

    A Concert Showcasing UNF Faculty and Student Ensembles Dr. Cara Tasher, Director of Choral Activities. Donations Welcome
  • UNF - Lazzara Performance Hall

    Saturday, September 22 @ 7:30pm
    Jacksonville SINGS! Finale Concert

    Featuring UNF Student Ensembles and the 2012 High School Invitational Honor Chorus Dr. Cara Tasher, Director of Choral Activities Special Guest Clinician: Simon Carrington
  • UNF - Lazzara Performance Hall

    Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:30pm
    Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents Baritone Theodore Baerg

    Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director; Denise Wright, piano
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Sunday, September 30 @ 5:30pm
    Choral Evensong for St. Michael and All Angels

    One of our most beautiful liturgies, Evensong is a lovely, sung, evening service led by the choir in which we thank God for the day that has passed and ask for peace and protection during the night ahead. Join us as we celebrate Michael and all the angels in their great heavenly war against Satan and the forces of evil.
  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church

    Sunday, September 30 @ 7pm
    Lakewood Concert Series: The Lopez Tabor Duo

    Alfonso Lopez, violinist, conductor, composer, and teacher, is one of the most versatile and prominent musicians of his generation in Venezuela. He is the concertmaster of the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra (OSV) which, as the national symphony, is the oldest and the principal orchestra of the country.
    Dr. Michelle Tabor is a scholar, researcher, professor and performer. Lopez and Tabor have performed in the U.S. and Venezuela since 2004. In Caracas, the duo has performed in prominent chamber music series and festivals such as Pro Musica de Camara, the Friedman Festival of Chamber Music, and the series Recital con la Sinfonica at the Asociacion Cultural Humboldt.
  • Lakewood Presbyterian Church