FEBRUARY 2019




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.

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Friday, February 1 @ 11am & 7pm
Sandra Lopez and Paul Posnak – From Cuba to Broadway

Sandra Lopez is one of the most sought-after sopranos in the opera world. She has collaborated with many conductors including James Levine, Fabio Luisi, Daniele Callegari, Valery Gergiev, Eduardo Muller, Julius Rudel, Dennis Russell Davies, Donals Runnicles, Yves Abel, Anton Guadagno, among others. Ms. Lopez has toured with Andrea Bocelli to critical acclaim and has performed a wide variety of repertoire with various festival and symphonies.
* Friday Musicale
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Sunday, February 3 @ 3pm
Contralto Classics: Dina Barone in Recital

A collection of songs and arias composed throughout four centuries. With Sachiko Frampton, Collaborative Pianist
* UNF - Recital Hall
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SOLD OUT: Monday, February 4 @ 7:30pm
The St. Olaf Choir

The St. Olaf Choir, conducted by Anton Armstrong and comprised of 75 mixed voices, is the premier a cappella choir in the United States. Nursery provided. Free Tickets are required for admittance.
* Palms Presbyterian Church
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Wednesday, February 6 @ 5pm
Concert Band Outdoor Concert

"Marches from Around the World"
* UNF - The green in front of the Fine Arts Center
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Sunday, February 10 @ 3pm
Music @ Main Sunday Intermezzo with First Coast Flute Choir

The First Coast Flute Choir is a nonprofit performing organization made up of community members from the Northeast Florida region. Flutists in the group range in age from high school students to retired musicians. Many members are currently teaching music in public schools or are professional musicians in the area.
* JPL - Main Library Hicks Auditorium
Online listing

Sunday, February 10 @ 5pm
Chelsea Chen: Inaugural Recital of Colby Organ

* Riverside Presbyterian Church
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Sunday, February 10 @ 7pm
San Marco Chamber Music Society: Got Vivaldi?

with Eric Olson, oboe; Brittany Fouche, soprano; Les Roettges, flute; and Conrad Cornelison, bassoon
* St. Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church
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Tuesday, February 12 @ 7:30pm
Honors Recital

The Student Honors Recitals feature outstanding student musicians nominated by their professors in recognition of distinguished performance.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Friday & Saturday, February 15-16 @ 7:30pm
Operas in One Act: Series Event

An inaugural series featuring one act operas performed by Jacksonville University Singers. Comedy and drama from Mozart to Moore will showcase our JU singers at their finest.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Sunday, February 17 @ 2pm
JCA Young Concert Artist Series: Nathan Lee

Nathan Lee began playing the piano at the age of six and made his orchestral debut at the age of nine. At 15, he won First Prize at the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and holds the Mortimer Levitt Piano Chair of Young Concert Artists. Lee made his New York debut at sixteen in the Peter Marino Concert, opening the Young Concert Artists Series at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. The Korean Concert Society Prize sponsored Lee’s sold-out, critically-acclaimed Kennedy Center debut in Washington, D.C.
* Jewish Community Alliance
Online listing

Sunday, February 17 @ 3pm
Operas in One Act

An inaugural series featuring one act operas performed by Jacksonville University Singers. Comedy and drama from Mozart to Moore will showcase our JU singers at their finest.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
Online listing

Sunday, February 17 @ 4pm
Beaches Fine Arts Series: VOCES8

The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is proud to inspire people through music and share the joy of singing. Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, the group performs repertoire from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements; versatility and a celebration of diverse musical expression is central to the ensemble’s performance ethos.
* St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
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Sunday, February 17 @ 6pm
Sean Kennard, piano

Sean Kennard returns to Jacksonville to perform favorite, virtuosic works by Chopin and Liszt in an exciting recital for the whole family. Kennard's playing was described by the Washington Post as "powerful, involved music-making.
* All Saints Episcopal Church
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Saturday, February 23 @ 7:30pm
Guest Artist Recital featuring Jared Starr, violin and Leonidas Lagrimas, piano

* UNF - Recital Hall
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Saturday, February 23 @ 7:30pm
Music of Jack Stamp

JU Wind Ensemble and First Coast Wind Symphony perform the music of renowned composer Jack Stamp, conducted by the composer.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Tuesday, February 26 @ 7:30pm
Clarinetist Steven Cohen

The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents.
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Tuesday, February 26 @ 7:30pm
JU Orchestra Spring Concert

The Jacksonville University Orchestra pays tribute to Black History Month with a performance of William Grant Still’s jazz-inspired Afro-American Symphony. Winners of the 2019 ConcertoCompetition will also be featured. 
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Thursday, February 28 @ 7:30pm
JU Chamber Ensembles

From trios to quintets, enjoy an evening of chamber music performed by JU student groups, including the Honors chamber ensembles.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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