Washington Square Music Festival’s 65th Season Tuesdays in June Beginning June 6th

From the Washington Square Music Festival:

65th Season Celebration – Free Alfresco Concerts

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.

Tuesday, June 6, 8 p.m.

The Harlem Chamber Players with Kenneth Overton, baritone

Tuesday, June 13, 8 p.m.

Lutz Rath conducting the Festival Chamber Ensemble
Thom Sharp: Bolero
Dick Hyman: Jazz Clarinet Concerto with Julian Milkis, clarinet
Michelle Thomas, vocalist and composer: Navajo Songs, premiere
Luigi Boccherini: Symphony in D major, G.490

Tuesday, June 20, 8 p.m.

Lutz Rath 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 major, D485

Tuesday, June 27, 8 p.m.

Dennis Hernandez, trumpet and sextet: Cuban jazz with vocalist

Additional Information:

The festival did not perform live in the park in 2020 due to the height of the Covid pandemic; performances were conducted virtually.

Performances will take place at Garibaldi Plaza, east of the fountain. All concerts are free.

The Washington Square Music Festival is under the auspices of the Washington Square Association.

Website: Washington Square Music Festival

Rainspace TBA.

Photo: Sally J. Bair

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