Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: May 28–June 3, 2018

Friday, June 1 Berkeley Baroque Strings “The Bach Family” Kati Kyme directs the 40-piece Berkeley Baroque Strings in a program of J.S. Bach and his sons.  Featured are an overture by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, a sinfonia by Carl Philip Emanuel Bach, a concerto by Johann Christian Bach (J. Phillips, soloist) and an orchestral suite by […]

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Calendar: May 21–27, 2018

Wednesday, May 23 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Wednesday of the month from September through May. This is your opportunity to perform early music in a friendly cabaret style setting. Instrumentalists, singers, soloists, groups, students, youngsters, professionals — all are welcome! Please […]

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Calendar: May 14–20, 2018

Monday, May 14 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor J.S. Bach, Orchestral Suites 1–4. Historians have noted that Bach’s music is intensely infused with the spirit of dance, whether expressing joy, felicity, sorrow, or devotion. The musical forms of dance were some of the most essential and permeating components of music from the Baroque era. […]

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Calendar: May 7–13, 2018

Monday, May 7 American Bach Soloists Free Public Master Class with Debra Nagy, baroque oboe. One of three Master Classes ABS is presenting this season at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Witness the artistic transformations that make Master Classes so tremendously exciting, as performers and ABS musicians share their knowledge and insights. These events […]

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Calendar: April 30–May 6, 2018

Tuesday, May 1 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Frances Feldon. Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments. 6:45–9:30 PM Friends Meeting House 890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento. sacrecorders.wordpress.com   Thursday, May 3 San Francisco Performances Jordi Savall, viola da gamba with […]

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Calendar: April 23–29, 2018

Wednesday, April 25 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Wednesday of the month from September through May. This is your opportunity to perform early music in a friendly cabaret style setting. Instrumentalists, singers, soloists, groups, students, youngsters, professionals — all are welcome! Please […]

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Calendar: April 16–22, 2018

Tuesday, April 17 Stanford Department of Music “Corellipalooza!” Anthony Martin & Owen Dalby, violins; Herb Myers, viola; Robert Howard, cello; John Dornenburg, violone; Kelly Savage, keyboards; and Kevin Kishimoto, chitarrone, perform sonatas, Trios, and Concerti from every opus of Arcangelo Corelli. 7:30 PM Stanford Memorial Church FREE More information Wednesday, April 18 San Francisco Recorder […]

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Calendar: April 9–15, 2018

Monday, April 9 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor Claudio Monteverdi, Vespro della Beata Vergine (“Vespers of 1610”), Magnificat a 6 voci. Like the most treasured works of art and spectacular architectural wonders, a handful of musical masterworks of the Baroque have taken their places in the hearts of music lovers for all time. Our […]

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Calendar: April 2–8, 2018

Monday, April 2 American Bach Soloists Free Public Master Class with William Skeen, Baroque ‘Cellist, one of 3 master classes ABS is presenting at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music this season. Witness the artistic transformations that make Master Classes so tremendously exciting, as performers and ABS musicians share their knowledge and insights. These events […]

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Calendar: March 26–April 1, 2018

Tuesday, March 27 MUSA “Chinese Baroque” Noontime Concerts presents Rita Lilly, soprano; Mindy Ella Chu, mezzo-soprano; David Wong, guqin; Addi Liu, violin; Laura Gaynon, cello; and Derek Tam, harpsichord, performing a unique program that features Western music written in and for the Chinese courts, as well as Chinese music transcribed by European visitors of the […]

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