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Washington Square Music Festival

65th SEASON CELEBRATION Free Alfresco Concerts Tuesdays at 8 pm in June, 2023

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Washington Square Music Festival
Washington Square Music Festival

Time & Location

Jun 20, 2023, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT

Washington Square Park, Washington Square, New York, NY 10012, USA


About the event

Artistic Director Lutz Rath has announced the 65th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, taking place Tuesdays in June on the Main Stage in the center of Washington Square Park. All four concerts are free. The Festival is under the auspices of the Washington Square Association, Inc. Rain space for June 6 & 27 is Judson Church,55 Washington Sq. South, for June 13 & 20 is Grace Church, 802 Broadway.

June 6, 8 pm

The Harlem Chamber Players with Kenneth Overton, baritone

June 13, 8 pm

Ahmed Alom conducting the Festival Chamber Ensemble

Thom Sharp: Bolero

Dick Hyman: Ragtime Concerto for Clarinet, Julian Milkis, soloist

Michelle Thomas, vocalist and composer: Navajo Songs, premiere

Luigi Boccherini: Symphony in D major, G.490

June 20, 8 pm

Ahmed Alom conducting the Festival Chamber Ensemble with Pedro Giraudo, double bass

Joseph Haydn: Overture in D major

Pedro Giraudo: Impetuoso

Antonio Capuzzi: Concerto for double bass

Franz Schubert: Symphony #5 in B-flat maj. D.485

June 27, 8 pm

Dennis Hernandez Sextet: Cuban jazz

The Washington Square Music Festival is made possible with public funding through Councilmember Christopher Marte, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency. Generous grants from The Earle K. & Katherine F. Moore Foundation, Washington Square Association, Music Performance Trust Fund, The Margaret Neubart Foundation Trust, New York University Community Affairs & NYU Community Fund, Salamon-Abrams Family Fund, Con Edison, and the Washington Square Park Conservancy, are deeply appreciated, as is invaluable help from NYC Parks & Recreation.

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