The Library’s 2017 Summer Concert Series: A Chamber Music Lover’s Delight

The Library is pleased to announce the dates for its 2017 Summer Concert Series, which will be held on five consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning on July 5. All concerts will be held in the Library’s Rockefeller Hall at 7pm, and they are free and open to the public.

Halcyon Music Festival Artistic Director Heng-Jin Park (photo by Kate Lemmon)

The series will open with an encore performance by the Halcyon Music Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Heng-Jin Park, on July 5. The group will perform duos and trios for a combination of strings and piano by composers Zoltán Kodály, César Franck and Johannes Brahms. The series continues on July 12 with a program of four-hand piano works featuring P.E.A. piano faculty members Barbara O’Brien and Radmila Repczynski. On July 19, the Library will host the Faculty Jazz Quintet featuring a special guest, vocalist Donna Byrne. Brass lovers will enjoy the concert scheduled for July 26, which will feature classical, jazz and popular tunes performed by different combinations of brass instruments. The series will close on August 2 with a horn trio featuring P.E.A. violin instructor Deborah Boykan.

Inquiries about the Library’s Summer Concert Series may be directed to Drew Gatto by phone at (603)777-3308, or by email at Please join us in the Library this summer for a diverse program of small-group chamber music, presented in air-conditioned comfort!

Jazz vocalist Donna Byrne.