Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: July 28–August 3, 2014

Wednesday, July 30 New Esterházy Quartet The Hillside Club Presents “Amadè-Athon.” The New Esterházy Quartet will perform the complete set of six quartets that Mozart dedicated to his friend Joseph Haydn in three concerts at the landmark Hillside Club in Berkeley. Introduced by short remarks on the quartets and the friendship between Mozart and Haydn, […]

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Calendar: July 21–27, 2014

Saturday, July 26 Karen R. Clark “St. Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179), her music and significance in our modern lives.” A Singing Study Group with Karen Clark. Second of three Saturday sessions focusing on the music, life, and writings of the great medieval mystic, composer, polymath, and saint. Session II: Readings from Hildegard’s Scivias (Know the Ways […]

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Calendar: July 14–20

Monday, July 14 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy “Academy-in-Action Concert I” Members of the 2014 Academy are featured exclusively in three evenings of concerts offering chamber vocal and instrumental works by Baroque masters. Concert I: Chamber works by Bach, Boismortier, Heinichen, Legrenzi, Lotti, Luzzaschi, Monteverdi, and Steffani. 8 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music […]

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Calendar: July 7–13, 2014

Tuesday, July 8 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Louise Carslake, Cléa Galhano, Rotem Gilbert, Nina Stern, Anne Timberlake, Hanneke van Proosdij, with Katherine Heater (harpsichord) and David Morris (viola da gamba). 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully […]

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Calendar: June 30–July 6, 2014

Tuesday, July 1 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Vicki Boeckman, Rotem Gilbert, Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, Farley Pearce (viola da gamba), Hanneke van Proosdij, and Katherine Heater (harpsichord). 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully accepted! recorderworkshop@sfems.org Friday, […]

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Calendar: June 23–29, 2014

Monday, June 23 Prescott Lectures John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on “Versailles, Paris and Beyond: the Glories of French Baroque Music.” Day 1: “Le Chambre du Roi: Intimacy and Intensity in French Baroque Chamber Music” 9:30 AM to Noon St. Mary Magdalene Church 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley $20 per session, $85/$80 full […]

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Calendar: June 16–22, 2014

Monday, June 16 SFEMS Classical Workshop Informal performances of works by both famous and lesser known composers from the Classical era. The public is encouraged to attend. Concerts take place in the beautiful and acoustically perfect Chapel at the St. Albert’s Priory in the friendly and safe Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. We hope you will join […]

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Calendar: June 9–15, 2014

Tuesday, June 10 The Stanford Baroque Soloists, Anthony Martin, Director Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concertos 3, 4, and 5 7:30 PM Memorial Church Stanford University, Palo Alto Free   Thursday, June 12 Angelus: Sacred Music for Women’s Voices, Dana Taylor, Director, The unique high school ensemble from New Mt. Vernon, Indiana, performs medieval chant from […]

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Calendar: May 26–June 1, 2014

Saturday, May 31 Albany Consort Season Gala featuring celebratory music of Purcell and Bach. Following the success of last year’s informal fundraiser gala concert on the Immanuel series, the Albany Consort brings you a preview of its Berkeley Festival offerings. Repertoire draws on the Purcell program, and also includes works by Bach, featuring virtuoso cellist […]

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