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Central Library Concert Series

The San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common is excited to announce the schedule for the Winter/Spring 2023 Concert Series.

Now in its 67th season, the Concert Series will commence 2023 with acclaimed pianist Tina Chong and baritone singer Travis Sherwood. The Series will also feature recitals by local and visiting artists from throughout Southern California, the Midwest, and Texas, and will conclude with San Diego Baroque, a virtuosic early music ensemble made up of accomplished local musicians. 

Central Library Concert Series programs are FREE and open to the public with first come, first served seating.

Please note: Dates and times vary this season, please check concert details carefully.

You will find additional information about these concerts on our Events Calendar.

Upcoming Concerts:


   Central Library will be closed May 23 through 26. Tonight's concert has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

San Diego Baroque

San Diego Baroque 
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 6:30 pm | Neil Morgan Auditorium

The 2022-2023 season finale!

Isaac Allen & Pierre Joubert, violins  
Andrew Waid, viola  
Alex Greenbaum, cello  
Alison Luedecke, harpsichord

Italian Splendor: Instrumental and vocal works by Vivaldi, Handel and Corelli

Please browse our Encore Concert Series YouTube page for recordings of previous concert performances, and we plan to film and share a selection of concerts from our 2022-2023 Seasons.

The Central Library Concert Series has been a San Diego Public Library signature program since the 1950s and features local, national, and international chamber musicians.

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 are held 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. 

Artists and programs are subject to change.

Where: Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd. The Auditorium is across the courtyard from the library entrance.

When: Tuesdays at 6:30 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 public spaces within walking distance of the library. The Central Library is two blocks from the Park & Market trolley stop.