Sunday Musicales

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Enjoy a Sunday afternoon listening to a variety of talented musicians who perform at the Library's monthly Sunday Musicales.  These special programs are funded by the Friends of the Library and filmed by NBTV.  Streaming video can be found by using the links below or visiting the City of Newport Beach website NBTV listings. 


Quintessential Winds

Sunday, January 29, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
With a quintet of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn, this Los Angeles group performs an ever-expanding repertoire. NBTV Video

LeeSisters_102x102Esther & Joanna Lee

Sunday, February 26, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Esther Lee, pianist and violinist Joanna Lee were born into a musical family and trained at the world’s leading music schools. 

TrioAccento_102x102Trio Accento

Sunday, March 26, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Trio Accento is an exciting new piano trio featuring violinist Limor Toren-Immerman, cellist Maksim Velichkin and pianist Nora Chiang Wrobel who have a collective history of decades of solo, chamber music and orchestral performances in some of the country’s top venues and with renowned groups and orchestras.

Helixl_102x102Helix Collective

Sunday, April 23, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Los Angeles-based Helix Collective performs a high-energy, out-of-the-box mix of world, classical and rock n’ roll. The flexible ensemble includes flute/piccolo/alto flute, oboe/English horn, cello, piano and percussion.

BlackCanary_102x102Black Canary Strings

Sunday, May 21, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Black Canary is a contemporary improvising string ensemble that combines their varied and timeless repertoire of classical, jazz, pop, folk and world music in an acoustic or electric setting.

Sunday Musicales at the Central Library are free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served, limited by room capacity of 200.  Funding is graciously donated by the Friends of the Library.

Please note:  We have booked all musical programs through May of 2017.  If you are a musician or part of a classical ensemble interested in performing, please contact Andrea Jason at