Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: August 13–19, 2018

Saturday, August 18 California Bach Society, Paul Flight, Director “Come to Zimmermann’s Coffeehouse!” Come sing with Paul Flight and members of the California Bach Society! Paul Flight will discuss and rehearse choruses from Bach’s secular cantatas. J.S. Bach directed the Collegium Musicum, heard in weekly concerts at Zimmermann’s Coffeehouse in Leipzig. Many of Bach’s secular […]

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Calendar: August 6–12, 2018

Monday, August 6 American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy Free “Baroque Marathon” concert I. The American Bach Soloists Academy—the educational component of the ABS Summer Bach Festival—offers advanced conservatory-level students and emerging professionals unique opportunities to study and perform Baroque music in a multi-disciplinary learning environment. Academy participants are featured exclusively in these programs of […]

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Calendar: July 30–August 5, 2018

Friday, August 3 American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy, Jeffrey Thomas, Artistic Director “The Glorious Court of Dresden” The 9th annual ABS Festival & Academy focuses on the Court of Dresden, known for the extraordinary quality of music that was composed for the electors and kings of Saxony who upheld the highest artistic and cultural […]

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Calendar: July 23–29, 2018

Tuesday, July 24 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Vicki Boeckman, Louise Carslake, Adam Gilbert, Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Alexa Haynes-Pilon, baroque cello; 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 […]

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Calendar: July 16–22, 2018

Tuesday, July 17 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Sarah Cantor, Frances Feldon, Clea Galhano, Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Erik Andersen, baroque cello, 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 […]

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Calendar: July 9–15, 2018

Monday, July 9 SFEMS Medieval and Renaissance Workshop Pilgrimages from Albion to Iberia — Medieval and Renaissance pilgrims trekked across Europe to shrines in Canterbury, Montserrat, and Santiago de Compostela, singing, dancing, loving, sinning, and praying for salvation all along the way. This year we will explore the great music of Spanish and English pilgrims, […]

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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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