Sunday Musicales

The Newport Beach Public Library hosts outstanding classical and instrumental music and performers throughout the year. The hour-long Sunday Musicales are held on Sundays at 3 p.m. in the Friends Meeting Room at the Central Library. Admission is free.

Funding is graciously donated by the Newport Beach Friends of the Library. Free admission. If you missed a Sunday Musicale, you may be able to view it on NBTV streaming video.


Suejin Jung & Jason Stoll

Sunday, September 17, 2023, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room

Noted for stepping outside the box artistically and personally, Suejin Jung leads a distinctive international career as a concert pianist and multimedia artist. She is joined by Southern Californian pianist Jason Stoll, a concert soloist, chamber musician, educator, and collaborative artist.

 ""Ambroise Aubrun & Steven Vanhauwaert 

Sunday, October 15, 2023, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room

The Franco-Belgian piano and violin duo Aubrun-Vanhauwaert has performed extensively and recorded three albums for the Editions Hortus and Navona Records labels. They will present a program featuring sonatas by Mozart, Janacek, and Schumann.


Elixir Piano Trio

Sunday, November 12, 2023, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room

The dynamic Elixir Piano Trio performs a traditional and modern repertoire with classical, folk, and jazz influences. The Los Angeles-based ensemble has performed nationally and internationally. The trio consists of Lucy Nargizyan (piano), Samvel Chilingarian (violin) and Fang Fang Xu (cello). They will perform works by Beethoven, Arensky and Piazzolla.


Seraphour Vocal Quartet

Sunday, December 10, 2023, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room

Join the women of Seraphour as they present a concert of sacred Christmas music. With musical gems from the Renaissance to present day -- paired with a selection of Christmas carols -- an afternoon spent with the sublime voices of Seraphour is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.

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:  If you are a musician or part of an ensemble interested in performing in our 2023-24 season, please send bio information and performance video links to Terry Sanchez at, or call (949) 717-3895 for questions.