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Central Library Concert Series


Our 60th Anniversary Season Continues!
Winter/Spring 2016 Concert Series

All concerts are held on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. in the Neil Morgan Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
(Programs and artists are subject to change.)


The Hausmann Quartet January 10 - The Hausmann Quartet

Isaac Allen, Bram Goldstein, Angela Choong, Alex Greenbaum

The 2016 Winter/Spring Concert Series opens with a performance by acclaimed local ensemble and Artists-in-Residence at SDSU, the Hausmann Quartet, and will include works by Bartok and Haydn.



Left to right: Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff January 24 - HOCKET

Thomas Kotcheff, Sarah Gibson

Los Angeles based piano duo HOCKET will present a concert of eclectic and exciting contemporary music for piano four-hands and two toy pianos. The program will feature newly commissioned works by some of America's leading young composers as well as original compositions, works by Ligeti, Lang, and more.



February 21 - Bertram Turetzky Trio

The Concert Series continues with a performance of early and contemporary works by the renowned Emeritus Professor of Music at UCSD/author/bassist Bert Turetzky with his trio.



March 13 - Gilbert Castellanos featuring his Latin Jazz Quintet

Multiple award-winning trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos brings with him top jazz musicians and an exciting Latin and Afro-Cuban program.


Colin McAllister March 20 - Colin McAllister, guitar

Colin McAllister's concerts take the listener on a musical journey through time and place, from the Medieval period to the present, from Latin America to Europe. His program will include works by Hildegard von Bingen, Hugo Ball, Piazzolla, Steve Reich, and more.



Annelle Gregory April 10 - Annelle Gregory, violin

Multiple competition winner and rising star Annelle Gregory will perform an exciting solo recital including works by Ernst, Beethoven, and more.



Trio CélesteMay 15 - Trio Céleste

Iryna Krechkovsky, Ross Gasworth, Kevin Kwan Loucks

The Winter/Spring Concert Series and 60th anniversary celebration concludes with a performance by the award-winning and internationally touring ensemble Trio Céleste, UC-Irvine's Ensemble-in-Residence.

Photo by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco



The Concert Series is made possible by the Friends of the Central Library, the San Diego Public Library matching fund program, the San Diego Library Foundation, and public and private donations. All programs are FREE and open to the public. Most Concert Series programs are approximately one hour long with no intermission and, unless otherwise noted, are held at 2:30 p.m. in the Neil Morgan Auditorium at the Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., downtown in East Village, San Diego. For more information, call the Central Library's Art, Music and Recreation Section at 619-236-5800.

  • Where: Neil Morgan Auditorium, 330 Park Boulevard. The Auditorium is across the courtyard from the library entrance.
  • When: Sundays at 2:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Programs usually last one hour with no intermission.
  • Cost: Programs are free and open to the public.
  • Parking: Two hours of free parking with validation are available at the library, and additional parking is available at thousands of public spaces within walking distance of the library.

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