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October 4 @ 12:30 pm
Schelat Oct 4

Thursday, October 4 at 12:30 p.m. David Schelat, organist Music of Dieterich Buxtehude, Leo Sowerby (commemorating the 50 th anniversary of his death), and brand-new music of David Schelat opens a new season of Thursday Noontime Concerts. All played on the sparkling Gabriel Kney organ in the wonderfully resonant acoustic of First & Central Church. Free admission

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October 11 @ 12:30 pm
Carunchio Oct 11

Thursday, October 11 at 12:30 p.m. Daniel Carunchio, pianist Popular Delaware pianist, winner of a 2017 Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Grant, plays music of J. S. Bach and 20 th century French composer Francis Poulenc. www.carunchiopiano.com Free admission

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October 14 @ 3:00 pm
Schelat Oct 14

Sunday, October 14 at 3:00 p.m. David Schelat, organist An eclectic program of music for the organ from the Baroque to today, including the dramatic and famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor of J. S. Bach, and celebrating anniversaries of François Couperin and Leo Sowerby. “Schelat took the audience on a wonderful journey from Bach to Schelat in a program that demonstrated not only his musicality and virtuosity, but also the breathtaking capabilities of the church’s Gabriel Kney organ.”…

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October 18 @ 12:30 pm

Thursday, October 18 at 12:30 p.m. Lyra Russian Choir Returning to Wilmington is this stellar vocal ensemble from Russia, singing music from the Russian Orthodox Church as well as folk songs from their Russian homeland. This ensemble represents a remarkably rich and colorful choral tradition from that part of the world. Free admission

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October 25 @ 12:30 pm
Brandywine Harp Orchestra Oct 25

Thursday, October 25 at 12:30 p.m. Brandywine Harp Orchestra does Halloween Noontime Concerts presents again a whole herd of harps, directed by Janet Witman. This ensemble has delighted audiences all over the region and in 2009 was the first American harp orchestra to perform at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival. Celebrate Halloween with them! Free admission

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October 28 @ 3:00 pm
Pyxis Oct 28

Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m. Pyxis Piano Quartet Luigi Mazzocchi, violin Amy Leonard, viola Jie Jennifer Jin, cello Hiroko Yamazaki, piano The virtuoso musicians of Pyxis play a varied program from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. “… a dazzling reading … colorful and elegant playing” – Wilmington News Journal Program: Three Madrigals, H. 313 for violin and viola – Bohuslav Martinů Piano Quartet in G Minor, K .478 – W. A. Mozart Piano Quartet No. 2 in F…

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November 1 @ 12:30 pm
Christiaan Taggart & Eileen Grycky, Music.

Thursday, November 1 at 12:30 p.m. Taggart Grycky Duo University of Delaware’s stellar flute and harp duo of Eileen Grycky and Christiaan Taggart will wow you. The duo’s musicianship, charm, and style have won them increasing acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Finalists in both the Concert Artists Guild competition and the East-West Artists competition in New York, the Taggart-Grycky Duo has performed in concert series throughout the U.S. and abroad. The Belgian press described the duo’s performance in Brussels…

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November 8 @ 12:30 pm

Thursday, November 8 at 12:30 p.m. Sharon Sable and Shawn Qaissaunee Stellar songstress Sharon Sable sings music of World War I with the accompaniment of multi-instrumentalist Shawn Qaissaunee. Both are popular mainstays of the Delaware jazz world. "Sharon's voice is a gift … her phraseology pitch perfect … and her performance implores us to follow … " – Richard Gaw, Delaware Today Magazine Presented in partnership with Delaware Historical Society and its exhibit about the Armistice ending World War I,…

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November 11 @ 3:00 pm
Variant 6 Nov 11

Sunday, November 11 at 3:00 p.m. Variant 6 Philly’s hottest new vocal ensemble, Variant 6 (Jessica Beebe, Rebecca Myers, Elisa Sutherland, Steven Bradshaw, James Reese, and Daniel Schwartz) is a virtuosic vocal sextet that explores and advances the art of chamber music in the twenty-first century. Here they present a program that traces the influence of the madrigal from its roots in Italy to the German parodies of Schütz and the courtly music of Charpentier and Lully. Themes of pastoral…

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November 15 @ 12:30 pm
Youngblood Nov 15

Thursday, November 15 at 12:30 p.m. Copeland String Quartet with Grant Youngblood, baritone One of Delaware’s most popular string quartets is joined by Delaware’s most popular baritone to perform George Butterworth’s delicious song cycle Love blows as the Wind Blows along with other music from the World War I era. Presented in partnership with Delaware Historical Society and its exhibit about the Armistice ending World War I, The First State on the Front: WWI and the Road to Victorious Peace.…

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