The newest park on the Upper West Side is hosting free concerts every other Wednesday for the next couple of months. Waterline Square Park is in the middle of a new three-tower development known as Waterline Square, at Freedom Place South between West 59th Street and West 61st Street. That’s right off Riverside Park and the Hudson River.
The times and more info are below:
- September 16 – The Paul Jones Jazz Trio: Please join award-winning saxophonist and composer Paul Jones and his jazz trio, including Pat Bianchi on the organ and Chris Smith on drums, as they take you through an evening of jazz staples and exciting new works at the Waterline Square Park, a new lush public green space on Manhattan’s Upper West Side designed by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects.
- September 30th – An Evening of Solo Bach: Beginning at 6:00pm, join award-winning musicians Anthony Bracewell (violin) and Luke Krafka (cello) as they lead you through an evening of some of Bach’s greatest achievements, solo partitas and suites.
- October 14th – Romantic String Trios: Join musicians Ravenna Lipchik (violin), Drew Ricciardi (viola), and Luke Krafka (cello) as they take you around the globe with string trio performances by Mexican composer Manuel Ponce, German composer Ludwig van Beethoven, and finally, Hungarian composer Ernst von Dohnanyi. Beginning at 5:30pm.
- October 28th – BlueGrass Trios: Beginning at 5:30pm, hear musical compilations from bluegrass trios.