Enjoy free live music concerts at Central Library. A favorite, the Classical Interludes series features chamber ensembles and soloists performing early music, classical and contemporary repertoire. Don’t miss our Swing Series, which, every spring and summer, turns the library entrance at Grand Army Plaza into an outdoor dance party. 

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Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Aaron Likness

Sun, Nov 4   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

bpl presents classical interludes music

Violinist Rolf Schulte and pianist Aaron Likness perform a program of Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky.

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Classical Interludes: Rolf Schulte and Aaron Likness, BPL Program

Classical Interludes: counter)induction

Sun, Nov 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

bpl presents classical interludes music

counter)induction’s mission since its inception has been straightforward: world-class performances of contemporary chamber music, without hype and without agenda other than our complete commitment...

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Classical Interludes: Carnegie Hall Citywide: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz

Sun, Dec 9   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

bpl presents classical interludes music

Called a “volcanic violinist with a huge, fabulous tone” (Los Angeles Times), Lara St. John is equally at home with classical works, new music, folk, and beyond. She is joined by multifaceted...

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Classical Interludes: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz, BPL Program

Brooklyn Public Library gratefully acknowledges the many donors who have provided generous support for BPL Presents programs, including: Los Blancos, Fund for the Humanities, Cheryl and George Haywood Endowment for Cultural Diversity, The Kahn Endowment for Humanities Programs, Dr. J, The Miriam Katowitz and Arthur Radin Fund, Mapleton Endowment, New York State Council on the Arts, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, James O’Toole, Mike and Denise Reiss, the Estate of Pearl S. Reuillard in memory of her parents Yetta and Louis Schwartz, Sandra and Peter Schubert Endowment Fund, The Weissman Family Foundation, Inc., Janet Anderson and numerous individuals.

WNYC is a media partner of the 2017–2018 BPL Presents Season.

 

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