January 2013

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.

Wednesday, January 2 @ 7pm
Promenade! Art Walk Concert

Boyan Bonev, cello; Shaun Bennett, horn, and Austin Clark, piano; Katherine Adams, piano
  • BACH: Cello Suite No.1, BWV 1007
  • MOZART: Horn Concerto No.3, K. 447
  • MOZART: Piano Sonata No.16, K. 545
  • CASSADO: Suite for Solo Cello
  • MOZART: Piano Fantasia No.3, K. 397
    Concertgoers should use the Main St. entrance becaue the Laura St. entrance closes at 7pm on Wednesdays. Free parking is available
  • Main Library - Hicks Auditorium

    Friday, January 4 @ 11am & 7:30pm
    Kayo Ishimaru, harp & Dickie Fleisher, harp
  • Friday Musicale

    Wednesday, January 9 @ 12:30pm
    Wednesday Happening

    Gia Sastre, flute and Kakie Roberts, piano. Optionally, call 355-4585 to sign up for a $6 lunch following the concert.
  • Riverside Presbyterian Church

    Sunday, January 13 @ 3pm
    Jacksonville Men's Chorus: Christmas Hims

    Christmas Concert. Director, Jim Moody, Accompanist, Steve Jannetti. A free will offering will be taken at intermission.
  • Church of the Epiphany, 5230 Harlow Boulevard

    Tuesday, January 15 @ 7pm
    St. Mark's Bach Ensemble

    Bach Arias for baritone, plus a flute sonata by General John Reid. Guest artists are Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, Karen Pommerich, Eric Olson and Ellen Olson joining founding members Rhonda Cassano, Philip Pan, Laurie Casseday and Scott Watkins. Free admission, reception follows. St. Mark's Episcopal Church

    Thursday, January 17 @ 4:30pm
    Chamber Music String Masterclass with Tokyo String Quartet

    Sponsored by Beaches Fine Arts Series; Dr. Simon Shiao, coordinator
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Friday, January 18 @ 11am & 7:30pm
    Heidi Louise Williams, piano
  • Friday Musicale

    Friday, January 18 @ 7:30pm
    Beaches Fine Arts Series

    Tokyo Quartet with pianist Alon Goldstein
  • St. Paul's by the Sea

    Saturday, January 19 @ 7:30pm
    Faculty Recital: Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, baritone

    Schubert: Winterreise
    Denise Wright, piano
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Sunday, January 20 @ 4pm
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Service

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Service at St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Jacksonville Beach will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at 4:00 P.M. The annual service is a collaboration between St. Andrews A.M.E. and St. Paul's by-the-Sea to commemorate the birth and celebrate the legacy of Dr. King. Special music will include a cantata, "Feet of Jesus," composed by Dr. Judith Cloud using the poetry of Langston Hughes, and written for soprano, baritone, choir, soprano saxophone, and organ. Dr. Cloud will conduct the performance; Tracy Morris, saxophonist; Chamber Singers from the University of North Florida, conducted by Dr. Cara Tasher.
  • St. Paul's by the Sea

  • Wednesday, January 23 @ 7:30pm
    Ritz Chamber Players: In Remembrance of the Dream
    Tickets are free, but it is recommended that you reserve them through the "Buy Tickets" link, at http://www.ritzchamberplayers.org/ - a listing of the pieces and performers is also at the same website.
  • Times-Union Center/Jacoby Hall

    Friday, January 25 @ 7:30pm
    Friday Musicale presents Outstanding Young Pianists
  • Friday Musicale

  • Sunday, January 27 @ 3pm
    Edward Waters Concert Series

    Shawn Puller, tenor, guest vocalist; Michele Huang, piano
  • EWC - Milne Auditorium

  • Monday, January 28 @ 7:30pm
    Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents Pianist Leonidas Lipovetsky
    Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Thursday, January 31 @ 7:30pm
    Percussion Ensemble Chamber Concert

    Charlotte Mabrey, advisor. Donations Welcome for “Percussion Rocks” Scholarship Fund
  • UNF - Recital Hall