Free Concert Series

St. Philip’s has become known for its popular spring and fall concert series. Best of all, the concerts are free! (Of course, goodwill offerings for the performers and St. Philip’s are gratefully accepted.)

2018 Upcoming Performances

 

Sun., Oct. 21, 3 p.m.: Cabaret Vocalist Stearns Matthews

Cabaret vocalist Stearns Matthews will perform cabaret favorites. An award-winning vocalist, Matthews has recently appeared at The Town Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Feinstein’s/54 Below and The Metropolitan Room. Matthews’ critically acclaimed debut album SPARK won the 2015 Bistro Award for Outstanding Recording and the LaMott/Friedman Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Award for Outstanding Recording. He also won the 2015 MAC Award for Best Male Vocalist.

Matthews has performed regionally in musicals with Highfield Theatre, Philadelphia Music Theatre Works, Women’s Theatre Company, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. His 2017 release of Maury Yeston’s December Songs marked the first recording of the song cycle by a male singer.

 

Sun., Oct. 28, 3 p.m.: Cellist Noelle Casella Grand and Pianist Sebastian Grand

Cellist Noelle Casella Grand and pianist Sebastian Grand will perform works by Bach, Brahms, Debussy, Pärt and Massenet.

Noelle Casella Grand graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London and studied at Sarah Lawrence College and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. She recently performed as concerto soloist with the Bach Festival Orchestra (Bethlehem), and she has concerti booked with Amici Strings (Philadelphia) in 2019.

Sebastian Grand is a first-class graduate of the Joint Course between the University of Manchester and the Royal Northern College of Music. He received a master’s degree with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music. He conducts the Ripieno Ensemble of the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County and is entering his second season as assistant conductor of the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra.

 

Cellist Noelle Casella Grand and pianist Sebastian Grand

2018 Past Performances

Singer-Songwriter Cat London

Vocalist Alexandra Porter

Guitarist Gary Kessler

Bucks County Women’s Chorus

The Songs of Leonard Cohen