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.
Sunday, September 2 @ 3pm
Faculty Recital, “Afternoon of Art Song Selections by Poulenc, Ravel, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff”
Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, baritone & Laura Nocchiero, piano
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
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.
Monday, September 10 @ 7:30pm
Solo Piano Improvisations
Dr. Gary Smart, piano
WEEKNIGHT VISITOR PARKING FEE: $3
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
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
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
Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:30pm
Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents Baritone Theodore Baerg
Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director; Denise Wright, piano
WEEKNIGHT VISITOR PARKING FEE: $3
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.
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.