January 2016

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.

Sunday, 1/3 @ 3pm
Honduras Benefit Concert

Jorge Peña, viola, with family & friends
* Trinity Lutheran Church (In Riverside, at the corner of McDuff & Park)

Friday, 1/8 @ 9am
Calidore String Quartet Master Class and Performance

Sponsored by the Riverside Fine Arts Association. Dr. Nick Curry, coordinator
* UNF - Recital Hall

Friday, 1/8 @ 7pm
An Evening of Music for Violin and Harp

Kelly Hall -Tompkins, violin and Ann Hobson Pilot, harp
Works By: Donizetti, Marson, Albeniz, Saint-Saens, Williams and Piazzolla!
* Cummer Museum, 829 Riverside Ave. - GET FREE RESERVATION

Friday, 1/8 @ 7:30pm
Friday Musicale presents Outstanding Young Pianists

* Friday Musicale

Sunday, 1/10 @ 3pm
Intermezzo Sunday Concert with the Vivace Trio
Members of the ever-popular ensemble are Gia Sastre (flute), Carolyn Snyder-Menke (soprano and flute) and Denise Wright (piano). The talented trio will present a varied program that includes music for solo piano, 1-2 flutes and piano, and songs in part with flute obbligato, variously by Saint-Saens, Ravel, Debussy, Gaubert, Delibes, Nielsen, and 21st-century composers Edward Lein and Ian Clarke.
* JPL - Main Library Hicks Auditorium

Sunday, 1/10 @ 3pm
FREE Choral Concert

The UNF Chorale is making a choral tour of Portugal this summer. This amazing group will present a concert of some of this wonderful music. Admission will be free, but a collection will be taken with all proceeds going to their tour fund. Please come enjoy an afternoon of great music and support our UNF singers!
* St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Sunday, 1/10 @ 4pm
Beaches Fine Arts Series: Ken Cowan, organ

* St. John's Cathedral

Wednesday, 1/13 @ noon
Lunch @ The Lounge, featuring Jig to a Milestone

Kicking off 2016 is special guest "Jig to a Milestone," playing songs ranging from melancholy laments to blistering Irish reels. This dynamic Celtic folk duo from Gainesville promises an upbeat, toe-tapping lunchtime experience.
Bring your lunch—bagged, boxed or bought from a local food truck or restaurant—to The Lounge, located just inside the Main Library entrance on Laura Street, on the second Wednesday of each month. Enjoy live music while dining solo or with friends. Free and open to the public.
* JPL - Main Library, Lounge at 303 North

Thursday, 1/14 @ 7:30pm
The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents

Soprano Simone Osborne
* UNF - Recital Hall

Friday, 1/22 @ 7:30pm
Friday Musicale Presents Anne Tormela, Soprano

* Friday Musicale

Sunday, 1/24 @ 7pm
San Marco Chamber Music Society: Woodwind Showcase

Featuring Les Roettges, flute, Eric Olson, oboe, Anthony Anurca, bassoon, Kevin Reid, french horn, and Scott Watkins, piano
--Concerto for flute, oboe, and bassoon in G minor by Antonio Vivaldi
--Divertimento for flute, oboe, bassoon, and french horn by Knudage Riisager
--Quartet for flute, oboe, bassoon, and piano by Bill Douglas
* St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church

Tuesday, 1/26 @ 7:30pm
Percussion Chamber Concert

Charlotte Mabrey, conductor
* UNF - Recital Hall

Wednesday, 1/27 @ 6:30pm
Ritz Chamber Players Concert

The program will feature the celebrated works of both living African-American composers and great works of the Chamber Music repertoire. Tickets to the concert are free but should be reserved in advance at www.beachesmuseum.org or by calling 904-241-5657.
* Beaches Museum Chapel (381 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville Beach FL)