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Music from the Library Series 2024

Music from the Library presents three concerts in the Library rotunda in its 2024 spring season: February 24, March 16 and April 20. All concerts are Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. The doors open at 7:00 p.m. Free admission. Registrations are required and open two weeks prior to each concert. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.

Victor Rosenbaum, piano
Saturday, February 24, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Victor Rosenbaum, solo piano, performs works by Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, and Schubert. He has performed in the US and in many countries around the world and collaborated with ensembles such as the Borromeo and Brentano string quartets and with artists such as cellist Laurence Lessor and violinist Roman Totenberg. He is a member of the Wheaton Trio and the Figaro Trio. He has been on the faculties of the New England Conservatory and the Longy School of Music (also as Director and President) and guest teacher at conservatories around the world. Registration for the concert opens at 9:00 a.m. on February 10. Register here for the Concert or call 978-318-3301.

Boston Public Quartet
Saturday, March 16, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

The Boston Public Quartet (founder Betsy Hinkle, violin, Joy Cline Phinney, piano, Jason Amos, viola, and Lev Mamuya, cello) performs works by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint Georges, Florence Price, George Walker, and Brahms. Boston Public Quartet was created to connect, inspire, and innovate as an ensemble-in-residence in Boston’s diverse neighborhoods. Through concerts, educational workshops and non-traditional performances, they share our music and experiences. They have performed at the Kennedy Center, with local groups including the Boston Ballet, the Back Bay Chorale, and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and collaborated with musicians of the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, and others. Registration for the concert begins on March 2 at 9:00 a.m. Register here for the Concert or call 978-318-3301.

Robert Ward and Alexander Dunn, duo guitarists
Saturday, April 20, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Duo guitarists Robert Ward and Alexander Dunn perform works of Haydn, Beethoven, J.K. Mertz, and Antoine l’Hoyer. The artists are cousins, and they grew up making music together. Both attended the San Francisco Conservatory and the University of California, San Diego, are proteges of the world-famous Los Romeros, and have performed as a duo in the US, Mexico, and Canada in festivals, concerts, and concertos with orchestra. Registration begins on April 6 at 9:00 a.mRegister here for the Concert or call 978-318-3301.