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Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: April 8–14, 2019

Monday, April 8 SFEMS presents the Choir of New College, Oxford, Robert Quinney, Director Founded in 1379, New College Choir remains one of the world’s most acclaimed choral ensembles featuring boy trebles and men. Under the direction of Robert Quinney, the choir will perform a program of Renaissance and baroque works by Giovanni Pierluigi de […]

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Calendar: April 1–7, 2019

Tuesday, April 2 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Judith Linsenberg. 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   Thursday, April 4 Cal Performances Presents The Tallis Scholars “Music Inspired by […]

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Calendar: March 25–31, 2019

Monday, March 25 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor Johann Sebastian Bach, Passion According to St. Matthew. ABS and Thomas, “unsurpassable as a Bach interpreter” (San Francisco Classical Voice), have become closely associated with Bach’s masterpiece, the Saint Matthew Passion. Their emotionally stirring performances are unforgettable. The experience of their 2012 performances of an early […]

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Calendar: March 18–24, 2019

Friday, March 22 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor Johann Sebastian Bach, Passion According to St. Matthew. ABS and Thomas, “unsurpassable as a Bach interpreter” (San Francisco Classical Voice), have become closely associated with Bach’s masterpiece, the Saint Matthew Passion. Their emotionally stirring performances are unforgettable. The experience of their 2012 performances of an early […]

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Calendar: March 11–17, 2019

Wednesday, March 13 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand. 7:30–9:30 PM Trinity Church, Angus Hall 330 Ravenswood Ave. (at Laurel), Menlo Park 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   Friday, March 15 Fifth Street Farms presents MUSA MUSA’s mission is to present historically informed […]

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Calendar: March 4–10, 2019

Monday, March 4 Prescott Lectures This five-day lecture series will explore the fascinating and often overlooked history of music in North America before the mid-nineteenth century. The course will focus primarily on composed art music rather than the rich history of popular and folk music in North America. We will learn about five centers of […]

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Calendar: February 25–March 3, 2019

Monday, February 25 Sylvestris Quartet “Church and State” Your program is a ballot (a butterfly ballot, perhaps?), the music is democratic, and frequently spiritual… and, the reception is the concert! Borne from the church, and a microcosm of democracy, the string quartet has captivated listeners and composers alike for over two-hundred years. It is no […]

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Calendar: February 18–24, 2019

Monday, February 18 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor “Bach to the Beginning” Nola Richardson, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Zachary Wilder, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; and the American Bach Choir perform 4 of Bach’s masterpieces, Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, BWV 10; Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, […]

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Calendar: February 11–17, 2019

Friday, February 15 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor “Bach to the Beginning” Nola Richardson, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Zachary Wilder, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; and the American Bach Choir perform 4 of Bach’s masterpieces, Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, BWV 10; Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, […]

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Calendar: February 4–10, 2019

Tuesday, February 5 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Frances Feldon. 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   Wednesday, February 6 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor, with Alana Youssefian, […]

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