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. 

sm-091Four Hands One Piano

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Piano duo Dr. Marina Grozdanovic and Dr. Lucy Nargizyan will perform an amazing repertoire of classical duets.


Sunday, October 22, 2017, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Formed for the 47th International Horn Symposium, in LA, as a celebration of the deep pool of female talent who contribute to today’s horn sound.

sm-11Duo Deak de Castera

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room Pianist Zachary Deak and violist Virginie d'Avezac de Castera perform a classical repertoire, fine-tuned from their many years of international concerts.

Guitar & Violin Duo: Ines Thomé and Mann-Wen Lo

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
East meets west as Taiwanese Violinist Mann-Wen Lo and German guitarist Ines Thomé untangle melodies by Paganini, Morricone, De Falla, Piazzolla and others.


Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Founded in 1987, Viklarbo brings their spontaneity and passion to traditional classics and 21st century classics in the making.

Cristina Montes Mateo, Harp

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Currently Solo Harpist at the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana in the Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofía, an orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta. 



Dalí Ensemble L.A.

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
The Dalí Ensemble L.A. strives to present recitals that are educational, diverse, and entertaining, locally and beyond.



City of Angels Saxophone Quartet

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
The City of Angels Saxophone Quartet seeks new ways to connect with audiences by focusing on the human stories behind the music that they perform.

 If you would like to view the 2017 series, you can watch the broadcast online:

Quintessential Winds: January 29, NBTV Video

Esther & Joanna Lee: February 26, NBTV Video

Helix Collective: April 23, NBTV video

Black Canary Strings: May 21, NBTV video






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 the end of 2017.  If you are a musician or part of a classical ensemble interested in performing, please contact Andrea Jason at