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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Verona Quartet: Concert + Conversation | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Verona Quartet: Concert + Conversation | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Sun, Oct 01
    Lutheran Church of Arcata
    Oct 01, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 01, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    The Verona Quartet has appeared across four continents, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Jordan Hall, Wigmore Hall (U.K.) and Melbourne Recital Hall (Australia) and now!!! in Eureka and Arcata.
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  • Sun, Oct 01
    Fulkerson Recital Hall
    Oct 01, 7:00 PM
    Fulkerson Recital Hall, 1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 01, 7:00 PM
    Fulkerson Recital Hall, 1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Daniela Mineva reports “Olga is one of top 20 pianists of all times and having her at Center Arts is an unbelievable opportunity to enjoy her performance.”
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  • Fri, Oct 06
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Oct 06, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Oct 06, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. The Eureka Symphony season begins with a musical journey across nine centuries. George Frideric Handel’s Water Music Suite #2, composed in 1717 for a royal jaunt on the Thames, is followed by Rainbow Body, by Christopher Theofanidis...
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  • Sat, Oct 07
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Oct 07, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Oct 07, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. The Eureka Symphony season begins with a musical journey across nine centuries. George Frideric Handel’s Water Music Suite #2, composed in 1717 for a royal jaunt on the Thames, is followed by Rainbow Body, by Christopher Theofanidis...
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  • Sanctuary Cozy Supper & Classical Series
    Sanctuary Cozy Supper & Classical Series
    Thu, Oct 12
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 12, 7:00 PM
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 12, 7:00 PM
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Join us on the 2nd Thursdays of the month for a night of supper and live classical music in the Great Hall. Vegetarian soup and salad are included with your ticket. We'll enjoy a meal together, then settle in for a cozy evening of music. Shoes optional. Doors and supper at 6pm. Music at 7pm.
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  • Tue, Oct 17
    Arcata Playhouse
    Oct 17, 8:00 PM
    Arcata Playhouse, 1251 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 17, 8:00 PM
    Arcata Playhouse, 1251 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Helen Sung studied with legends like Ron Carter, Clark Terry, and Jackie McLean. Her career includes nine records under her own name, and hundreds of recordings and performances as a supporting pianist.  Her latest album, Quartet +, co-produced with violinist Regina Carter...
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  • Sat, Oct 21
    Minor Theater
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 21, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Based on Sister Helen Prejean’s memoir about her fight for the soul of a condemned murderer, Dead Man Walking matches the high drama of its subject with Heggie’s beautiful and poignant music and a brilliant libretto by Terrence McNally. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the podium...
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  • Pianists Daniela Mineva and Wenqing Bouche-Pillon 
    Pianists Daniela Mineva and Wenqing Bouche-Pillon 
    Sat, Oct 28
    Fulkerson Recital Hall
    Oct 28, 7:00 PM
    Fulkerson Recital Hall, 1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Oct 28, 7:00 PM
    Fulkerson Recital Hall, 1 Harpst St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Daniela Mineva and Wenqing Bouche-Pillon team up for a Piano Extravaganza Concert for two pianos and one piano four hands. These two powerhouses honor the dynamic and exciting piano duets by Mozart, Amy Beach, Tchaikovsky Ligetti and Piazzolla.
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  • Bach On!
    Bach On!
    Sun, Oct 29
    Christ Episcopal Church
    Oct 29, 3:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 1428 H St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Oct 29, 3:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 1428 H St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
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  • Sat, Nov 04
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka
    Nov 04, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Nov 04, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Mainstage Performance
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  • Sun, Nov 05
    Lutheran Church of Arcata
    Nov 05, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Nov 05, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Concert + Conversation
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  • Sanctuary Cozy Supper & Classical Series
    Sanctuary Cozy Supper & Classical Series
    Thu, Nov 09
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Nov 09, 7:00 PM
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Nov 09, 7:00 PM
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Join us on the 2nd Thursdays of the month for a night of supper and live classical music in the Great Hall. Vegetarian soup and salad are included with your ticket. We'll enjoy a meal together, then settle in for a cozy evening of music. Shoes optional. Doors and supper at 6pm. Music at 7pm.
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  • Sat, Nov 18
    Minor Theater
    Nov 18, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Nov 18, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Anthony Davis’s groundbreaking and influential opera, which premiered in 1986, arrives at the Met at long last. Theater luminary and Tony-nominated director of Slave Play Robert O’Hara oversees a potent new staging that imagines Malcolm as an Everyman whose story transcends time and space.
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  • Fri, Dec 01
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Dec 01, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Dec 01, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. Celebrate the holidays with music of our community’s traditions. The orchestra opens the concert with Gwyneth Walker’s Symphony of Grace, then is joined by mezzo-soprano Molly Mary Mahoney and tenor David Powell for a Hanukkah Medley, An English Christmas, and holiday...
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  • Sat, Dec 02
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Dec 02, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Dec 02, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. Celebrate the holidays with music of our community’s traditions. The orchestra opens the concert with Gwyneth Walker’s Symphony of Grace, then is joined by mezzo-soprano Molly Mary Mahoney and tenor David Powell for a Hanukkah Medley, An English Christmas, and holiday...
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  • Sat, Dec 09
    Minor Theater
    Dec 09, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Dec 09, 9:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of a Brazilian opera diva who returns to her homeland to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus—and to search for her lost lover...
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  • Sanctuary Cozy Supper & Classical Series
    Sanctuary Cozy Supper & Classical Series
    Thu, Dec 14
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Dec 14, 7:00 PM
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Dec 14, 7:00 PM
    1301 J St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Join us on the 2nd Thursdays of the month for a night of supper and live classical music in the Great Hall. Vegetarian soup and salad are included with your ticket. We'll enjoy a meal together, then settle in for a cozy evening of music. Shoes optional. Doors and supper at 6pm. Music at 7pm.
    Share
  • Bach On!
    Bach On!
    Sun, Dec 17
    Christ Episcopal Church
    Dec 17, 3:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 1428 H St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Dec 17, 3:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 1428 H St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
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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 improved air service, we encourage you to let your friends know they can fly direct from many cities to these concerts!

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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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