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Classical Music

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Humboldt County's Source for Classical Music Events

 Humboldt County is home to many musicians and artists, we have an abundance of quality musical events throughout the year. This site is dedicated to spreading the word about the many classical music events on the North Coast. Whether you are looking for an inspiring evening of music or more information about a concert series, Classically Humboldt is a simple and quick place to learn more.

NOTE: Please check with venues before buying tickets or attending—while many venues are opening up, COVID-19 restrictions may still be in effect.

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Upcoming Events

  • Eureka Symphony Benefit with Resonance Trio
    Sun, Feb 05
    Eureka Woman’s Club
    Feb 05, 3:00 PM
    Eureka Woman’s Club, 1531 J St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    The afternoon of music with The Temporary Resonance Trio includes insights into the music by Terrie Baune, Carol Jacobson and John Chernoff. There is limited seating so reserve soon.
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  • Fortuna Concert Series Featuring Daniela Mineva, Pianist
    Feb 11, 7:30 PM
    Fortuna Monday Club, 610 Main St, Fortuna, CA 95540, USA
    Daniela Mineva is hailed by critics as a “vibrant and expressive performer who could steal the show in every concert” (NYT). She performs an eclectic piano recital with traditional and relatively unknown works by African- American composers and Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, and Sofia Gubaidulina...
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  • San Francisco Yiddish Combo - Humboldt Jewish Music and Culture Festival
    Feb 18, 4:00 PM
    Temple Beth El, 3233 T St, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Made up of classically trained musicians who enjoy stretching musical boundaries, the SFYC is led by cellist Rebecca Roudman who has fronted groups all over the world bringing her virtuosic and fiery playing to stages from China to Iceland and beyond. Attend for a fresh spin on Klezmer.
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  • Klezmer Heritage Concerto - Humboldt Jewish Music and Culture Festival
    Feb 19, 3:00 PM
    Eureka Woman’s Club, 1531 J St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Rebecca Roudman, cellist, will play the Klezmer Heritage Concerto, composed by Jason Eckl. It will be a Humboldt county premier. Delving deep into songs that are connected to world wide Jewry, this concert will take a look at everything from Eastern-European folk music to modern songs.
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  • Sounds of Spring | Eureka Symphony
    Fri, Mar 03
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Mar 03, 8:00 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Break winter’s spell by joining the Eureka Symphony for the boldly pictorial “Karelia Overture, op. 10 by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
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  • Sounds of Spring | Eureka Symphony
    Sat, Mar 04
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Mar 04, 8:00 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Break winter’s spell by joining the Eureka Symphony for the boldly pictorial “Karelia Overture, op. 10 by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius.
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  • Alexander Malofeev | Center Arts
    Tue, Mar 14
    Fulkerson Recital Hall
    Mar 14, 6:00 PM
    Fulkerson Recital Hall, 1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Hailed as ‘The latest phenomenon of the Russian piano school’ (Corriere della Sera), Moscow-born pianist Alexander Malofeev came to international prominence when he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in 2014, aged 13.
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  • Castalian Quartet: Concert + Conversation | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Mar 17, 7:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Hailed for their ‘powerful individuality of sound’ and ‘instinctive singularity of musical intention’ whose performances are ‘full of poetry, joy and sorrow’ and ‘realised to such perfection’ (The Observer), the Castalian String Quartet are quickly emerging as one of the most exciting...
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  • MET Opera Live Stream: Lohengrin
    Sat, Mar 18
    Minor Theatre
    Mar 18, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theatre, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Opera in all its glory. This one is 4.5 hours long; skip the coffee. Wagner’s masterpiece is the sequel to Parsifal. Director François Girard unveils an atmospheric staging that weds his dramatic insight to Wagner’s breathtaking music, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium...
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  • Castalian Quartet | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Sat, Mar 18
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka
    Mar 18, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Hailed for their ‘powerful individuality of sound’ and ‘instinctive singularity of musical intention’ whose performances are ‘full of poetry, joy and sorrow’ and ‘realised to such perfection’ (The Observer), the Castalian String Quartet are quickly emerging as one of the most exciting...
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  • Dramatic Fantasies | Eureka Symphony
    Fri, Apr 21
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Apr 21, 8:00 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Packed full of musical imagery, Ethel Smyth’s “The Wreckers Overture” is a perfect opening for this concert. Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů’s richly imaginative “Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and orchestra features the virtuoso soloist Ivo Bukolic.
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  • Dramatic Fantasies | Eureka Symphony
    Sat, Apr 22
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Apr 22, 8:00 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Packed full of musical imagery, Ethel Smyth’s “The Wreckers Overture” is a perfect opening for this concert. Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů’s richly imaginative “Rhapsody-Concerto for viola and orchestra features the virtuoso soloist Ivo Bukolic.
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  • Lucy Fitz Gibbon & Ryan McCullough | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    May 13, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    As both musical and life partners, soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon and pianist Ryan McCullough bring an intimacy to their performances that speaks to their many years of collaboration.
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  • Lucy Fitz Gibbon & Ryan McCullough: Concert + Conversation | Eureka Chamber Music Series (1)
    May 14, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    As both musical and life partners, soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon and pianist Ryan McCullough bring an intimacy to their performances that speaks to their many years of collaboration.
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  • In Remembrance | Eureka Symphony
    Fri, Jun 02
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Jun 02, 8:00 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    What better way to end the season than to have the Eureka Symphony Chorus rejoin the symphony for the first time since December 2019 to perform the emotionally stirring “Requiem in D Minor, K 626” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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  • In Remembrance | Eureka Symphony
    Sat, Jun 03
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Jun 03, 8:00 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    What better way to end the season than to have the Eureka Symphony Chorus rejoin the symphony for the first time since December 2019 to perform the emotionally stirring “Requiem in D Minor, K 626” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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Piano at ACV

Enjoy your wait before your flight. 

The Eureka Symphony invites you to take a moment and play on the baby grand piano, located in the Arcata airport.

  

With new daily flights to and from Burbank, Denver, Sacramento, SF and LAX, we encourage you to let your friends know they can fly direct from LA to any of these concerts!

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Discover Concert Series

There is an array of chambers, orchestras, and concert series hosted by organizations throughout the county. Links to their websites are here.  

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