Summer is here, and so are the free concerts that summer brings to New York City. Tonight, June 23rd, is the first free concert of the Naumburg Orchestra at the bandshell in Central Park. The other free Naumburg Orchestra concert dates are July 7, July 21, and August 4.
Here is the full schedule for tonight:centralparkbandshell

The Knights

Lara St. John, violin

Scott St. John, violin

Andrea Griminelli, flute


Heinrich Franz von Biber (1644-1704)
Battaglia for strings & continuo

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Violin Concerto No. 2 in E Major, (c. 1720) BWV 1042
Lara St. John, violin

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
Alex Sopp, flute; Colin Jacobsen, violin; Steven Beck, harpsichord


At intermission of the performance the first 750 children in attendance with a parent will be given a free compact disc of Bach in celebration of the opening performance of the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts season

J.S. Bach, (1685-1750)
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, (1717) BWV 1067
Andrea Griminelli, flute

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Concerto For Two Violins, Strings & Continuo in D Minor, (c. 1720) BWV 1043
Lara St. John & Scott St. John, violins

All Naumburg Orchestra concerts start at 7:30 p.m.

For a list of the free summer concerts for each day of the week, and some of the major one-time concerts for summer 2009, click here

Culture Summer Tuesdays in NYC mean free Naumburg Concerts in Central Park