The Downtown Concert Series continues to fulfill its commitment to bring extraordinary musical artists to the intimate and historic venue at St. Peter’s Church in downtown Freehold. In September, the series will launch its 6th Season with internationally acclaimed musicians who continue to enthrall audiences with great music close to home.
Kicking off the series on September 26this Joshua Roman, “a cellist of extraordinary technical and musical gifts” (San Francisco Chronicle), who has earned national renown for both his performance of a wide-ranging repertoire and for his commitment to communicating the essence of music in visionary ways. Roman’s work as Artistic Director of TownMusic in Seattle has showcased his eclectic musical influences and inspirations, from chamber music favorites to a host of newly commissioned works, with a vision to engage and expand the classical music audience. For his ongoing creative initiatives on behalf of classical music, Roman was named a 2011 TED Fellow, joining a select group of next generation innovators of unusual accomplishments who show potential to positively affect the world.
The concert series continues on November 21st with renowned Russian pianist Anna Pavlova. Ms. Pavlova, a Moscow resident, is the recipient of several prestigious international competitions and has toured extensively throughout Europe and Russia, delighting audiences with virtuoso performances of Liszt, Chopin, Scriabin, and Tchaikovsky. On February 27th, the professional chamber choir, The Thirteen, will grace the Downtown Concert Series stage. An ensemble of 13 professional musicians based in the New York City area, The Thirteen specializes in the masterpieces of the Renaissance and Baroque, especially the early and middle Tudor periods. The Thirteen performs regularly throughout the northern mid-Atlantic and tours throughout the United States. The season closes on May 14th with the PUBLIQuartet. Dubbed “independent-minded” by The New Yorker, PUBLIQuartet’s creative programming lends a fresh perspective to the classical music scene. “…a group of young string players who bring both technical mastery and free-wheelingjoy to their music playing.” Feast of Music
Tickets for individual concerts are $25 for adults and $10 for students 18 years and younger. Season tickets (4 concerts) are currently available at a discounted pre-season price of $70 per adult/ $25 for students. After September 1st, season tickets will be $80 per adult/$30 for students. St. Peter’s Church is located in downtown Freehold at 33 Throckmorton Street, Freehold, NJ. To purchase tickets click here or call 732~431~8383.