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.
Sunday, September 23, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Bridging the gap between Bossa Nova, Samba and the joyous and uplifting folklore of Brazilian contemporary music in an intimate trio setting.
Piano & Guitar Duo: Bessmeltseva and Nogueira
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Repertoire of 19th-century music originally written for classical guitar and piano, including music from composers Giuliani, Carulli, and Diabelli.
Ashley Kim, Cello
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Cellist Ashley Kim, the graduate of Juilliard School, performs a wide range of different styles of well-known cello music from Bach to Piazzolla.
Guitar Duo: Brian Cross & Jesus Palominos
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Guitarists Brian Cross and Jesus Palominos perform a repertoire of Latin American works from Argentina, Cuba, Mexico and Brazil.
Rigby Jones, Mezzo Soprano
Sunday, March 17, 2019, 3 p.m., Central Library Friends Room
Rigby Jones and pianist Martin Borsanyi perform a dynamic, dramatic program from the European cabaret tradition, centered on the favorite works of Weill and Piaf.
If you would like to view previous series, you can watch the broadcasts online:
Four Hands One Piano: September 24, NBTV Video
Playdate: October 22, NBTV Video
Ines Thomé and Mann-Wen Lo: January 28, NBTV Video
Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble: February 25, NBTV Video
Cristina Montes Mateo: March 25, NBTV Video
Dalí Ensemble L.A.: April 22, NBTV Video
City of Angeles Saxophone Quartet: May 20, NBTV Video
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 Musicale for Spring 2019. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (949) 717-3802.