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Calendar: August 24–30, 2015

Wednesday, August 26 Hillside Club Concert Series presents the New Esterházy Quartet “Beethoven: The Late Quartets” Following their successful Amadé-athon last summer, the New Esterházy Quartet (Lisa Weiss, & Kati Kyme, violins; Anthony Martin, viola; William Skeen, cello) bring a Beethoven marathon to the Hillside Club in Berkeley, performing the complete “Late Quartets” in three […]

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Calendar: August 17–23, 2015

Saturday, August 22 California Bach Society California Bach Society presents its 10th annual choral workshop, “Bach Cantata Choruses, Continued.” Paul Flight continues his survey of the choruses from the cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach. Join members of the California Bach Society and Dr. Flight in exploring choruses from Cantata 12, Weinen, klagen, sorgen, sagen; Cantata 21, Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis; Cantata 77, Du sollt, Gott, deinen […]

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Calendar: August 10–16, 2015

Monday, August 10 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor Academy-In-Action I. The Academy-In-Action concerts showcase the talents of ABS Academy participants—the next generation of early music virtuosi—in cantatas, arias, and chamber music by masters of the Baroque. The first sessions of the “Baroque Marathon” will feature music by J.S. Bach, Mouliné, Clérambault, Buxtehude, Schmierer, Zelenka, […]

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Calendar: August 3–9, 2015

Friday, August 7 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor “Versailles & The Parisian Baroque—Part I” The 2015 American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy opens with a trio of stunning orchestral works by three French masters. Rameau’s Suite from Naïs; Aubert’s Concert de simphonies—Suite No. 2; and Rebel’s Les Élémens, simphonie nouvelle. The high-minded musical ideals […]

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Calendar: July 20–26, 2015

Tuesday, July 21 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Saskia Coolen, Rotem Gilbert, Joan Kimball, Laura Kuhlman, Daphna Mor, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Adaiha Mac-Adam Somer, Baroque cello/ viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord. 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for […]

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Calendar: July 13–19, 2015

Tuesday, July 14 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Lisette Kielson, Paul Leenhouts, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorder; Peter Maund, percussion; Adaiha Mac-Adam Somer, Baroque cello/ viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge […]

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Calendar: July 6–12, 2015

Monday, July 6 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 […]

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Calendar: June 29–July 5, 2015

Monday, June 29 SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Worskhop Mary Springfels, presents a lecture on “Music for Councils and Heretics” 8 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland Free. Donation accepted. medrenworkshop@sfems.org or khagen@sfems.org   Tuesday, June 30 SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Worskhop “The City of Fools” Anne Azéma (voice) and Shira Kammen (strings), […]

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Calendar: June 22–28, 2015

Tuesday, June 23 SFEMS Baroque Workshop “Renaissance to Baroque: the Other Praetorius,” a lecture by Dr. Frederick K. Gable, professor of music emeritus at the University of California Riverside. Dr. Gable has spent four decades reconstructing the works of 17th-century German composer Hieronymus Praetorius. 6 PM Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican University 50 Acacia Ave, San […]

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