Community Concerts & Events

Thursday, March 22, 7 PM

Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet
Michael Brown, piano

The multi-award-winning Spanish clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester has been hailed for his “technical wizardry and tireless enthusiasm” (The New York Times) and his “rich, resonant tone” (Birmingham News). He is also a recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2008, and winner of both the Young Concert Artists and Astral Artists auditions. He joins with pianist Michael Brown, considered “one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers” (The New York Times). The program includes Bernstein’s Clarinet Sonata, among other works. LEARN MORE

Free, no tickets required. First come, first serve on day of event.

Thursday, April 12, 7 PM

Van Kuijk Quartet

Winners of the 2015 Wigmore Hall String Quartet Competition along with the Best Beethoven and Best Haydn prizes, the Quartet has also won the First Prize and Audience Award at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition and are laureates of the Aix-en-Provence Festival Academy and the FNAPEC Ensembles Music Competition. LEARN MORE

Free, no tickets required.  First come, first serve on day of event.

Thursday, May 3, 7 PM

Harpeth Rising

Harpeth Rising is known for its musical genre-bending fusing folk, newgrass, rock and classical into a sound that is organically unique. Their music includes expansive three-part harmonies, consummate musicianship and a deft yet soulful lyrical perspective. LEARN MORE

Wednesday, May 9, 7 PM

Ludovico Ensemble

A Boston-based chamber ensemble specializing in modern music, the Ludovico Ensemble is known for its carefully curated programs focusing primarily on the European avant-garde. LEARN MORE

Free, no tickets required.   First come, first serve on day of event.

Saturday, May 12, 7 PM

Boston Children’s Chorus

The Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) unites children ages 7-18 from diverse backgrounds to discover the power of singing and transcend social barriers in a celebration of shared humanity and love of music. The Chorus has performed with the Boston Pops under the direction of John Williams as well as Keith Lockhart for the Fourth of July Celebration. Learn more