Sunday Afternoon at the Central Library
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.
Four Hands One PianoSunday, 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. NBTV Video
PlaydateSunday, 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. NBTV Video
Duo Deak de CasteraSunday, 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. NBTV Video
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. NBTV Video
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. NBTV Video
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. NBTV Video
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. NBTV Video
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 are currently booking Sunday Musicales for the Fall 2018/2019 season. If you are a musician or part of a classical ensemble interested in performing, please send bio information and performance video links to Francine Jacome at email@example.com or (949) 717-3802.