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Welcome to the largest and most diverse series of free chamber music concerts in the nation, comprising weekly performances by over 40 different professional ensembles & artists.

The twenty-fourth season of Midtown Concerts began on September 9, 2021 and will run until June 30, 2022.

View the 2021–2022 line-up here

Concerts are Thursdays at 1:15pm. In-person and live streamed from The Church of the Transfiguration in NYC.

SPECIAL HOLY WEEK LOCATION: In person at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 122 East 88th Street (at Lexington Avenue), Manhattan (map)

Because of COVID precautions, we are not able to admit late-comers after 1:30pm.

Watch live from home here, or on YouTube

Or watch concerts on-demand on YouTube.

Our 23rd season of virtual concerts finished on June 24, 2021. View them all on demand on Facebook or YouTube.

Watch videos of past performances here. 

The Midtown Concerts series provides exceptional and interactive musical experiences to our audiences. Offering 40+ distinctive FREE weekly concerts, our series aims to nurture local artists at all stages of their careers and to contribute to the enhancement of a more vibrant early music community. We are proud to provide performance opportunities for over 200 artists, featuring local, national, and internationally acclaimed groups, and serving over 3,000 audience members each year. Each program features unique historically informed repertoire on period instruments. Our ultimate goal is to offer a meaningful contribution to New York’s cultural tapestry, making rarely heard music accessible to all and enriching the musical lives of the members of our community. We are proud to offer the greatest number and most diverse free concerts in the city, and we hope to continue reaching new audience members every week.



Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are in person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street, New York City, AND live streamed.