Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: August 21–27, 2017

Tuesday, August 22 San Francisco Bach Choir, Magen Solomon, Director “Bach, a Brew, and You: A Musical Sing-in” SFBC is taking over Standard Deviant Brewing for an evening of socializing and singing! Enjoy food, a cold beer, and a taste of the Bach Choir. Artistic Director Magen Solomon will lead us through highlights of our […]

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Calendar: August 14–20, 2017

Saturday, August 19 California Bach Society, Paul Flight, Director California Bach Society presents its 12th annual choral workshop, “Christmas in August.”Director Flight will discuss and rehearse choruses and chorales from the great, glorious, and charming masterwork. The Christmas Oratorio is composed of six cantatas, five of them with elaborate opening choruses. Workshop participants will sing […]

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Calendar: August 7–13, 2017

Monday, August 7 American Bach Soloists Festival 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 three programs of Academy-in-Action ”Baroque […]

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Calendar: July 31–August 6, 2017

Friday, August 4 American Bach Soloists Festival, Jeffrey Thomas, Artistic Director Opening Night: Water Music By Handel & Telemann. This year marks the 300th anniversary of the legendary performance of George Frideric Handel’s world famous Water Music that was performed for King George I during an evening on the River Thames. Wanting to impress his […]

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Calendar: July 24–30, 2017

Monday, July 24 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 Parish Hall of St. Mary Magdalen Church in Berkeley. We hope you will join us! 7:30 PM Parish Hall, St. Mary Magdalen Church […]

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Calendar: July 17–23, 2017

Tuesday, July 18 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Miyo Aoki, Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Joan Kimball, Anne Timberlake and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Peter Maund, percussion; Katherine Heater, harpsichord and Frederic Rosselet, baroque cello. 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for admission. […]

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Calendar: July 10–16, 2017

Sunday, July 16 Valley of the Moon Music Festival The third annual Valley of the Moon Music Festival celebrates the world of Robert Schumann over three consecutive weekends, July 16–30, juxtaposing the composer’s own compositions with chamber works by composers he idolized and championed. Opening concert: “Deserving of a Laurel Crown” Eric Hoeprich, clarinet; Nikki […]

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Calendar: July 3–9, 2017

Monday, July 3 SFEMS Medieval Renaissance Workshop Mary Springfels will give a lecture on Italian lauda, carnival songs, Lutheran music, and esoteric music of the Renaissance. Mary can be counted on to spin a mean Medieval yarn, a rousing Renaissance tale, and to offer fascinating facts and pose thoughtful questions. 8 PM St Albert’s Priory […]

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Calendar: June 26–July 2, 2017

El Grillo El grillo è buon cantore che tiene longo verso. Dale beve grillo canta. Ma non fa come gli altri uccelli, come li han cantato un poco van` de fatto in altro loco, sempre el grillo sta pur saldo Quando la maggior è [l`] caldo alhor canta sol per amore. Continue reading next week’s […]

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Calendar: June 19–25, 2017

Wednesday, June 21 SFEMS Baroque Workshop Workshop Faculty Concert, “Water – Music’s Elixir,” featuring Rita Lilly (soprano), Aaron Sheehan (tenor), Bruce Dickey (cornetto), Linda Pearse (bass sackbut), Maximilien Brisson (sackbut), Clea Galhano (recorder), Anna Marsh (bassoon), Sand Dalton (oboe), Sandra Miller (traverso), David Wilson (Baroque violin), William Skeen (cello), Nigel North (theorbo), and Peter Sykes […]

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