SEPTEMBER 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, September 6 @ 7:30pm
Contralto Classics: Dina Barone in Recital

With Guest Collaborative Artist, Sachiko Frampton, performing Songs & Arias composed throughout four centuries, for the rare contralto voice.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Sunday, September 8 @ 2pm
Sound Effects, with Rhonda Cassano, Friends and The Bold City Contemporary Ensemble

Featuring Marjan Mozetich’s Fantasia for flute and string quartet, Jack Heggie’s The Deepest Desire for flute, voice and soprano, Arvo Pärt Fratres for violin and percussion, Gary Smart’s Street Music for violin and cello, Piotr Szewczyk’s Sneaky Dances for clarinet, violin and cello, and Randall’s Fausts Dances for Natural Horn and Percussion
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Sunday, September 8 @ 3pm
Music@Main Intermezzo Sunday Concert

Brian Luckett, guitar - Dr. Luckett joined the Music Department of Jacksonville University as adjunct professor of Classical and Flamenco guitar. He also maintains a private Classical and Flamenco studio. Prior to moving to Jacksonville, he was director of classical guitar studies at Emory University, was on the faculty of Agnes Scott College, and was director of the classical guitar program at Georgia Southern University.
* JPL - Main Library - Hicks Auditorium
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Wednesday, September 11 @ 6pm
Sister Cities Peace Concert

Reception following in Taliaferro Hall
* St. John's Episcopal Cathedral
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Thursday, September 12 @ 7:30pm
Classical Faculty Scholarship Concert

Series: The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Friday, September 13 @ 7:30pm
Lawson Ensemble featuring works by Mozart, Devienne & Beethoven

Dr. Nick Curry, cello; Clinton Dewing, viola; Aurica Duca, violin
* UNF- Recital Hall
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Sunday, September 15 @ 3pm
Faculty Showcase Concert

Join us for the annual Faculty Music Showcase, featuring the talents of our distinguished faculty artists.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Sunday, September 15 @ 3pm
Reminiscences of Brazil

Solo Piano Music of Villa-Lobos, Mignone, & Milhaud with Dr. Justin Badgerow, Associate Professor of Music, Elizabethtown College
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Sunday, September 15 @ 7pm
San Marco Chamber Music Society : Annual JDRF Benefit Concert

Featuring music of Felix White, Alyssa Morris, and Ludwig van Beethoven. With Les Roettges, flute, Eric Olson, oboe, Patrick Graham, clarinet, Conrad Cornelison, bassoon, Ellen Olson, viola, and Scott Watkins, piano. This is a free concert and donations will be taken to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. St. Mark's is wheelchair accessible.
* St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church
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Tuesday, September 17 @ 7:30pm
Trumpeter Tom Hooten and Pianist Rebecca Wilt

Series: The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Friday, September 20 @ 6:30pm
Faculty Solo Recital: Dr. Andrea Venet, percussion

Performing contemporary works for percussion, including Vocalise for solo marimba and soprano by Steve Danyew.
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Friday, September 20 @ 7pm
Friday Musicale: 130th Opening Night Concert – Ana Vidovic, guitar

Ms. Vidovic performs internationally and has won an impressive number of prizes and international competitions, including first prizes in the Albert Augustine International Competition in Bath, England, the Fernando Sor competition in Rome, Italy and the Francisco Tarrega competition in Benicasim, Spain. Other top prizes include the Eurovision Competition for Young Artists, Mauro Giuliani competition in Italy, Printemps de la Guitare in Belgium and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York
Pre Concert Cocktail Reception: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Limited Seating - RSVP Required – Call 904-355-7584 OR email jeff@fridaymusicale.com
*Friday Musicale
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Friday, September 20 @ 7:30pm
The Kinne Trio

The Kinne Trio presents a delightful program of early music to celebrate the beautiful gift of Jacksonville University’s new harpsichord. Dedicated to the instrument’s generous donor Mr. Henson Markham, the Trio’s program features music by J. C. Bach, Eichner, Boccherini, Schobert, and Mozart.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Monday, September 23 @ 7:30pm
New Works: A concert of four new pieces by composer Gary Smart

Featuring the Bold City Contemporary Music Ensemble, and violinists Simon Shiao and Anna Genest
* UNF Recital Hall
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Wednesday, September 25 @ 7:30pm
A Chamber Recital – Postcards from Spain

Series: UNF Wind Symphony presents:
* UNF - Recital Hall
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Saturday, September 28 @ 7:30pm
Bach's Goldberg Variations: A Celebration with Dr. Boyd Jones

Join us for the dedication of the Markham Harpsichord, a 2-manuel German-built instrument by Sassman. We welcome Dr. Boyd Jones, Stetson University Organist and the John E. and Aliese Price Professor of Music, in a performance of the crowning achievement of Baroque keyboard music.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall
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Sunday, September 29 @ 4pm
Music Through the Ages: St. Marks Bach Ensemble

Glorious music by J.S. Bach and Handel. Performers include Deana Barone (contralto), Rhonda Cassano (flute), Daniel Rios (oboe d'amore), Laurie Casseday (cello), & Michael Mastronicola (harpsichord).
* All Saints Episcopal Church
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Sunday, September 29 @ 5pm
Voice Recital: Robert Roth, baritone

English Song recital featuring music by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gerald Finzi
* St. John's Episcopal Cathedral - Taliaferro Hall
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Sunday, September 29 @ 6pm
Songs of the Silver Screen

The Don Thompson Chorale, performing songs from The Sound of Music, Carousel, Sister Act, Working Girl, Sister Act 2, We Were Soldiers, Till There Was You, The Preacher’s Wife and more. R. Hugh Patterson, music director, and Terry Stuckey, piano.
* Jacksonville Heights Baptist Church (6730 Ricker Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32244)
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