Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: December 11–17, 2017

Wednesday, December 13 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Director “Messiah At Grace Cathedral” Originally written for Easter services, Messiah was composed at a time when George Frideric Handel was at the height of his powers and popularity. Upon its debut in April of 1742, the oratorio was so popular that ladies were asked to leave […]

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Calendar: December 4–10, 2017

Tuesday, December 5 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Jerry Schwartz. 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 San Francisco Conservatory of Music Master Class in voice with Diana Moore. Noted […]

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Calendar: November 27–December 3, 2017

Wednesday, November 29 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: November 20–26, 2017

Sunday, November 26 Cantata Collective Cantata Collective’s second concert features countertenor Reginald Mobley singing Cantatas BWV 54, Widerstehe doch der Sünde, and BWV 170, Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, with oboist Marc Schachman, violinists Lisa Weiss & Kati Kyme, violist Anthony Martin, cellist William Skeen, bassist Kristin Zoernig, and organist Andrew Canepa. Cantata Collective aims to […]

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Calendar: November 13–19, 2017

Friday, November 17 Hillside Club Concert Series presents the New Esterházy Quartet “Vienna, 1784: Quartet party at Storace” The New Esterházy Quartet (Kati Kyme and Lisa Weiss, violin; Anthony Martin, viola; and William Skeen, cello) recreate a lively party in Vienna in 1784, when Mozart and Haydn played chamber music together with violin virtuoso Ditters […]

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Calendar: November 6–12, 2017

Tuesday, November 7 Berkeley Baroque Strings, Kati Kyme, Director “The Drama of Love and War” Program includes George Frideric Handel, Overture from Alcina; Andrea Falconieri, Battle of Barabaso and Son of Satan; Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in a minor for Viola d’Amore, Devin Hough, Soloist; Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Battalia; and Jean-Baptiste Lully, Suite, The Triumph […]

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Calendar: October 30–November 5, 2017

Friday, November 3 East Bay Chapter, ARS Monthly playing session with guest conductor Frances Feldon. New members and guests welcome. 7:30–10 PM Zion Lutheran Church 5201 Park Blvd., Oakland http://www.symbolicsolutions.com/ebrs-web2015/index.html   Saturday, November 4 St. Alban’s Episcopal Church Third Sunday Concert Series Derek Tam (harpsichord) and Erik Andersen (baroque cello) offer a concert of Italian […]

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Calendar: October 23–29, 2017

Wednesday, October 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: October 16–22, 2017

Friday October 20 California Bach Society, Paul Flight, Director “J.S. Bach Missa Brevis & Cantata 21” The California Bach Society, recently awarded “Best Baroque Performance” by San Francisco Classical Voice for its 2016 production of J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, presents Bach’s beloved cantata Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (BWV 21) and the elegant Missa Brevis […]

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Calendar: October 9–15, 2017

Tuesday, October 10 KQED and Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale “PBO SESSIONS—Female Composers and the Women Who Bring Their Music to Life” Led by KQED’s Rachael Myrow and hosted by KDFC’s Dianne Nicolini, PBO conductor Nicholas McGegan will explore the role of female composers, musicians, and female arts broadcasters in today’s classical music world with […]

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