Noontime Concert

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at Noon

Our Noontime Concerts are part of our Celebrating Our Musical Community series and bring you orchestral, chamber music and recital performances from venues around our listening area and include performances by both emerging and established world-class artists.

Thursday's (8-9) Noontime Concert titled North & South: Music from Norway to Argentina was recorded at this year's Raritan River Music Festival.  We'll hear duo a Corda on violin & guitar and the Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo in music by Bogdanovic, Moravec, Ungar, Lhoyer, Vivaldi, Piazzolla and more.

Thursday's (8-2) Noontime Concert from Cutting Edge Concerts in Symphony Space presents the quartet Hub New Music in pieces by Victoria Bond, Laura Kaminsky & Robert Honstein.

Thursday's (7-26) Noon Concert from the Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) features soprano Kate Mangiameli and pianist William Hobbs in "From the Baltic to the Danube: Finland & Hungary - Musical Neighbors?"

The Noontime Concert this Thursday, 7-19 features members of the Lenape Chamber Ensemble in a piano trio by Haydn, Poulenc's Sonata for Cello & Piano and Schubert's Death and the Maiden String Quartet.  The performers: violinists Cyrus Beroukhim & Emily Daggett Smith , violist Danielle Farina, cellist Arash Amini and pianist, Marcantonio Barone.

Thursday's (7-12) Noontime Concert from the Lenape Chamber Ensemble features chamber music by Mozart, Menotti & 19th Century Polish composer Julius Zarebski.

Thursday's Noon Concert (7/5) from the Lenape Chamber Ensemble includes a string quartet by Mendelssohn, a piano quartet by Chausson and the suite for clarinet, violin and piano from Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale.

Thursday's (6-21) Noontime Concert presents the Parker Quartet in Mendelssohn E-flat major Quartet and Van Cliburn Gold Medal pianist Yekwon Sunwoo in music by Beethoven, Strauss and Rachmaninoff from last year's Steamboat Springs Strings Music Festival.  On Friday from the festival, we'll hear music by Beethoven, Piazolla, Pärt & Chopin.

Thursday's (6-14) Noontime Concert from NJ Master Chorale includes Mozart's Gand Mass in c minor, KV 427 and the Andante con Moto from Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, "Reformation."

Thursday's (6-7) Noontime Concert by the Princeton Chapel Choir & Orchestra includes Ralph Vaughan Williams' Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus and Joseph Haydn's Mass for Troubled Times.  Penna Rose conducts.

Mark Hyczko leads the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra in Friday's (5-18) Noon Concert with music by Dmitri Shostakovich, John Corigliano, Sebastian Currier, Alexa Canales & Michael Daugherty.

Thursday's (5-17) Noontime Concert from Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare includes J.S. Bach's Cantatas 161 & 173a along with two orchestral suites by Telemann.

Friday, 5-11 at noon we present a concert from Mélomanie, the Delaware-based Baroque & contemporary ensemble. We'll hear music by Carl Abel, Marin Marais, Johann Quantz, Mark Hagerty, Jean-Baptiste Lully, & Christopher Braddock.

Piffaro The Renaissance Band presents "Back Before Bach - Musical Journeys" on this Thursday's Noontime Concert (5/10).

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem performs John Rutter's Gloria on Tuesday's Noontime Concert. The broadcast opens with Walton’s uplifting “Coronation Te Deum,” written for the 1952 coronation of Elizabeth II.

Friday's Noontime Concert from the Kaufman Music Center presents Musicians From Ravinia with violinist Miriam Fried in Mendelssohn's String Quintet No. 1 and Beethoven's String Quartet, op. 130.