6 Classical Music Concerts This Week: New York

Pauline Kim Harris

Pauline Kim Harris

Whether you’re visiting the big apple and searching for classical music while you’re in town or you reside in the beautiful city that never sleeps and are always itching for your classical music fix, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve listed some of the must-attend classical music concerts this week in gorgeous New York City. We’ve made it easier than ever to scout out the best classical music concerts—now you’ll just have to battle with picking among them. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 

Pauline Kim Harris’ Live Release Party  

Concert Details:  Join legendary violinist Pauline Kim Harris in a live release party of her newest album, Heroine. This classical music concert is meant to be a live meditation experience, so feel free to bring your yoga mats!  

When: Wednesday, October 9, 2019. 8:30-10:30 PM, EDT.  

Where: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY, 10018  

Ticket Information: $25. 

Friday, October 11, 2019 

Sphinx Virtuosi at Carnegie Hall 

Concert Details:  The Detroit-based Sphinx Organization performs at Carnegie Hall on Friday, Oct. 11 demonstrating a timely program in conjunction with the nationwide 400 years of Inequality Initiative, commentary on the plight of Africans forced into slavery, and moving and memorializing pieces touching on celebrating diverse cultures. 

When: Friday, October 11, 2019. 7 PM, EDT.  

Where: Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY, 10019   

Ticket Information: Ticket prices vary. 


Riverside Orchestra: Sibelius and Brahms

Concert Details:  Enjoy riverside music as violinist Chelsea Xia makes a triumphant return, masterfully performing Brahms’ first symphony and the deep, yet sweet, Andante Festivo of Sibelius.    

When: Friday, October 11, 2019. 7:30-9 PM, EDT.  

Where: St. Paul & St. Andrew, 263 West 86th Street, New York, NY, 10024

Ticket Information: $25 


Saturday, October 12, 2019 

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall 

Concert Details:   Let the melodies of a lost civilization carry you away as the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra delivers a performance that breathes life into the precious stories of a distant past. Marvel at classical Chinese instruments—such as the erhu and the pipa—as these brilliant musicians meld Western strings, woodwinds, and brass to create a beautiful expression of music. 

When: Saturday, October 12, 2019. 2 & 8 PM, EDT.  

Where: Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY, 10019   

Ticket Information: Ticket prices vary. 


Sunday, October 13, 2019 

HAVASI Pure Piano Concert  

Concert Details:  Following sold-out performances at Carnegie Hall, the Sydney Opera House, and the Barbican in London, HAVASI graces NYC with an exclusive, solo piano performance at The Town Hall. This concert will consist of two lives performances with 100 percent original, solo piano works—in other words, guaranteed to be unlike anything you’ve ever heard before.  

When: Sunday, October 13, 2019. 4 PM & 8 PM, EDT.  

Where: Town Hall, 123 W 43rd St., New York, NY, 10036

Ticket Information: Ticket prices vary. 


Yuuko Shiokawa & Sir Andràs Schiff

Concert Details:  Listen intently as talented, in-demand, and critically acclaimed duo Yuuko Shiokawa (on violin) and  Andras Schiff (on piano) carry you through the beautiful work of Wolfgang Mozart.

When: Sunday, October 13, 2019. 3 PM, EDT.  

Where: Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10128

Ticket Information: Ticket prices vary.