Portland’s Sanctuary of Sound’s free lunchtime concerts return in 2023.
Built in 1882, The Old Church in downtown Portland is on the National Register of Historic Places. The concert venue hosts events meant to enhance the cultural life of the community and celebrate the building’s historic architecture.
Here’s how you can you see a show for free at the historic venue.
Lunchtime Concerts at The Old Church Concert Hall
On the third Wednesday of the month at noon, The Old Church concert hall hosts free Lunchtime Concerts.
The 2023 season invites audiences to view the show at the venue and from home. Each event will be open to the public, livestreamed on Youtube and broadcast on TV.
Each concert program is one hour. Here’s the list of upcoming events that have been announced:
Wednesday, January 18 at noon
Organist Grant Edwards performs works by John Stanley, Francois Couperin, Felix Mendelssohn, Arthur Foote, Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Zoltan Kodaly, Jehan Alain, Denis Bédard and Grant Edwards.
Wednesday, February 15 at noon
Songs for My Valentine performance by Jocelyn Claire Thomas, soprano; Zachary Lenox, baritone; and Hannah Brewer, pianist. The performance will feature works by Brahms, Quilter, Schubert, Strauss, and more.
Seating at the concert hall is first come, first served. You can access the live performance on Youtube by clicking the linked event on TOC’s website.
You can also watch the performances on Cable TV Sundays at 9 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. It also airs on Comcast Channel 331 or 11 on Saturdays at 3 p.m.
The Old Church is at 1422 SW 11th Ave. in Portland. For more information, visit TOC’s website.
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