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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

  • Let the Drama Begin | Eureka Symphony
    Let the Drama Begin | Eureka Symphony
    Fri, Mar 01
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Mar 01, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Mar 01, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-Concert Talk, 6:30. There is no more dramatic opening to a concert than Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, highlighting Beethoven’s admiration the figure of the Dutch Count of Egmont and his dramatic stand against oppression. The overture is followed by Mozart’s majestic 35th symphony...
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  • Let the Drama Begin | Eureka Symphony
    Let the Drama Begin | Eureka Symphony
    Sat, Mar 02
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Mar 02, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Mar 02, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-Concert Talk, 6:30. There is no more dramatic opening to a concert than Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, highlighting Beethoven’s admiration the figure of the Dutch Count of Egmont and his dramatic stand against oppression. The overture is followed by Mozart’s majestic 35th symphony...
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  • MET Livestream La Forza del Destino
    MET Livestream La Forza del Destino
    Sat, Mar 09
    Minor Theater
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi’s grand tale of ill-fated love, deadly vendetta, and family strife, with stellar soprano Lise Davidsen following a string of recent Met triumphs with her role debut as the noble Leonora, one of the repertory’s most tormented—and thrilling—heroines.
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  • Arianna String Quartet: Mainstage Performance | ECMS
    Arianna String Quartet: Mainstage Performance | ECMS
    Sat, Mar 16
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka
    Mar 16, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Hailed for their outstanding musicianship, the Arianna String Quartet has firmly established itself as one of America’s finest chamber ensembles.
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  • Arianna String Quartet: Concert & Conversation | ECMS
    Arianna String Quartet: Concert & Conversation | ECMS
    Sun, Mar 17
    Lutheran Church of Arcata
    Mar 17, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Mar 17, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata, 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Hailed for their outstanding musicianship, the Arianna String Quartet has firmly established itself as one of America’s finest chamber ensembles.
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  • MET Livestream Roméo et Juliette
    MET Livestream Roméo et Juliette
    Sat, Mar 23
    Minor Theater
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Two singers at the height of their powers—radiant soprano Nadine Sierra and tenor sensation Benjamin Bernheim—come together as the star-crossed lovers in Gounod’s sumptuous Shakespeare adaptation, with Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to conduct one of the repertoire’s...
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  • Bach On!
    Bach On!
    Sun, Mar 24
    Christ Episcopal Church
    Mar 24, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 1428 H St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Mar 24, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Christ Episcopal Church, 1428 H St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    The Bach On! Ensemble with Handel, D Major Concerto Grosso, Geminiani’s Concerto Grosso in D minor, “La Folia” Dvorak Waltz, Renaissance Dances and Bach Fugues. Free admission with donations for music appreciated.
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  • Distinctive Voices | Eureka Symphony
    Distinctive Voices | Eureka Symphony
    Fri, Apr 12
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Apr 12, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Apr 12, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. Discover the sounds of Andalusia with España, Rhapsody for Orchestra by the 19th century French composer Emmanuel Chabrier, then cheer for a concerto played by the winner of the Eureka Symphony’s Young Artist Showcase. The concert concludes with William Grant...
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  • Distinctive Voices | Eureka Symphony
    Distinctive Voices | Eureka Symphony
    Sat, Apr 13
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Apr 13, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Apr 13, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. Discover the sounds of Andalusia with España, Rhapsody for Orchestra by the 19th century French composer Emmanuel Chabrier, then cheer for a concerto played by the winner of the Eureka Symphony’s Young Artist Showcase. The concert concludes with William Grant...
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  • MET Livestream La Rondine
    MET Livestream La Rondine
    Sat, Apr 20
    Minor Theater
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Puccini’s bittersweet love story makes a rare Met appearance, with soprano Angel Blue starring as the French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman in his highly anticipated company debut as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess.
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  • Ingolfsson-Stoupel Duo | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Ingolfsson-Stoupel Duo | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Sat, Apr 27
    Calvary Lutheran Church, Eureka
    Apr 27, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church, Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Calvary Lutheran Church, Eureka, 716 South Ave, Eureka, CA 95503, USA
    Mainstage Performance with Tom Stone, violin and Melissa Kraut, cello
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  • Ingolfsson-Stoupel Duo: Concert + Conversation | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Ingolfsson-Stoupel Duo: Concert + Conversation | Eureka Chamber Music Series
    Sun, Apr 28
    Lutheran Church of Arcata
    Apr 28, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata , 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Lutheran Church of Arcata , 151 E 16th St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Concert + Conversation Performance with Tom Stone, violin and Melissa Kraut, cello
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  • MET Livestream Madama Butterfly
    MET Livestream Madama Butterfly
    Sat, May 11
    Minor Theater
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    May 11, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Minor Theater, 1001 H St, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Three extraordinary sopranos—Aleksandra Kurzak, Eleonora Buratto, and Asmik Grigorian (in her highly anticipated Met debut)—tackle the demanding role of Cio-Cio-San, the loyal geisha at the heart of Puccini’s devastating tragedy. Tenors Matthew Polenzani and Jonathan Tetelman co-star...
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  • A Study in Contrasts | Eureka Symphony
    A Study in Contrasts | Eureka Symphony
    Fri, May 31
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    May 31, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    May 31, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. The season finale opens with Dmitri Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in C-sharp minor, Op. 129, played by the Eureka Symphony’s incomparable concertmaster, Terrie Baune. His final concerto, Shostakovich’s work is wry, complex and fascinating...
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  • A Study in Contrasts | Eureka Symphony
    A Study in Contrasts | Eureka Symphony
    Sat, Jun 01
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts
    Jun 01, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Arkley Center for the Performing Arts, 412 G St, Eureka, CA 95501, USA
    Pre-concert Talk, 6:30pm. The season finale opens with Dmitri Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 2 in C-sharp minor, Op. 129, played by the Eureka Symphony’s incomparable concertmaster, Terrie Baune. His final concerto, Shostakovich’s work is wry, complex and fascinating...
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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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