Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: December 17–23, 2018

Tuesday, December 18 Chanticleer “A Chanticleer Christmas” Something magical always seems to happen at A Chanticleer Christmas. Gregorian chant sets an expectant mood. The room is hushed, the lights are low until the music rings out, “Arise, Shine, Your Light Has Come.” Candles are extinguished and a festive mood ensues. Shepherds compare notes, angels sing […]

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Calendar: December 10–16, 2018

Tuesday, December 11 Chanticleer “A Chanticleer Christmas” Something magical always seems to happen at A Chanticleer Christmas. Gregorian chant sets an expectant mood. The room is hushed, the lights are low until the music rings out, “Arise, Shine, Your Light Has Come.” Candles are extinguished and a festive mood ensues. Shepherds compare notes, angels sing […]

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Calendar: December 3–9, 2018

Tuesday, December 4 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   Wednesday, December 5 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale, Patrick Dupré Quigley, guest […]

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Calendar: November 26–December 2, 2018

Wednesday, November 28 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Wednesday of every month. 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 email earlymusicopenmic@gmail.com with the […]

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Calendar: November 19–25, 2018

Monday, November 19 MUSA “Il Nuovo Suono” Lindsey Strand-Polyak, violin; Anna Marsh, bassoon; Gretchen Claassen, cello; Derek Tam, harpsichord, take a musical trip through baroque Italy, performing virtuoso music for violin, bassoon, cello and harpsichord showing off the “new” style of improvisation and technical brilliance sweeping through Europe. This program includes music by Castello, Gabrielli, […]

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Calendar: November 12–18, 2018

Tuesday, November 13 Berkeley Baroque Strings, Kati Kyme, music director “Rule Britannia!” Berkeley Baroque Strings begins begins their sixth season with great music by English composers, including Jeremiah Clark, Overture to Titus Andronicus; William Boyce, Symphony II in A Major; George Frideric Handel, “How Vain is Man,” from Judas Maccabeus, with Barrie Cowan, tenor; Henry […]

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Calendar: November 5–11, 2018

Monday, November 5 Agave Baroque “The Violinist With Eyes of Fire” Aaron Westman, baroque violin; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord; William Skeen, viola da gamba; and Kevin Cooper, baroque guitar & theorbo, perform music of Arcangelo Corelli, et al. Corelli was the first true celebrity violinist, whose presence and personality were as much a part of his […]

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Calendar: October 29–November 4, 2018

Friday, November 2 East Bay Chapter, ARS Monthly playing session with guest conductor Judith Linsenberg. 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 3 The Arts at St. Bede’s All Souls Memorial Service. Bach’s unique and lovely Cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit BWV […]

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Calendar: October 22–28, 2018

Monday, October 22 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor “Off to the Hunt!” Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046; Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048; and Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208 (“Hunting Cantata”). The opening concerts of the 30th All-Bach Season […]

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Calendar: October 15–21, 2018

Friday, October 19 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor “Off to the Hunt!” Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046; Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048; and Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208 (“Hunting Cantata”). The opening concerts of the 30th All-Bach Season […]

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