Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: December 22–28, 2014

Monday, December 22 A Chanticleer Christmas The 12-member a capella vocal ensemble performs seasonal works from Gregorian chant and Renaissance polyphony to traditional carols, Franz Biebl’s “Ave Maria” (Chanticleer’s most requested Christmas selection) and Chanticleer’s traditional medley of spirituals. 6 PM, 8:30 PM performances Carmel Mission 3080 Rio Rd., Carmel $35–$69 Tickets, 415-392-4400 Wednesday/Thursday, December […]

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Calendar: December 15–21, 2014

Tuesday, December 16 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor George Frideric Handel, Messiah. Jeffrey Thomas conducts the ABS period-instrument orchestra, the acclaimed American Bach Choir, and soloists Mary Wilson, soprano; Eric Jurenas, countertenor; Wesley Rogers, tenor; and Jesse Blumberg, baritone, in the Foundling Hospital version (1753) of Handel’s most famous work. 7:30 PM Grace Cathedral […]

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Calendar: December 8–14, 2014

Wednesday, December 10 Stanford Baroque Soloists “Viva Vivaldi!” An hour of concerti by the Venetian master, performed by the Stanford Baroque Soloists, Anthony Martin, director 7:30 PM Memorial Church 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University Free admission   Friday, December 12 A Chanticleer Christmas The 12-member a cappella vocal ensemble performs seasonal works from Gregorian chant […]

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Calendar: December 1–7, 2014

Tuesday, December 2 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 3 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor “A Joyous Christmas: Vivaldi […]

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Calendar: November 17–23, 2014

Wednesday, November 19 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 Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School 480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   San Francisco Recorder Society Monthly playing session with guest conductor Letitia Berlin. New […]

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Calendar: November 10–16, 2014

Monday, November 10 San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Corey Jamason and Elisabeth Reed, Directors Conservatory Baroque Ensemble performs arias and ensemble pieces seldom-performed early Mozart operas, including La finta semplice, Bastien und Bastienne, Mitridate, Ascanio in Alba, Lucio Silla, and La finta giardiniera. 8 PM Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 […]

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Calendar: November 3–9, 2014

Tuesday, November 4 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Glen Shannon. 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, November 5 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Julian Wachner, Conductor “Andreas Scholl Sings Bach […]

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Calendar: October 27–November 2, 2014

Wednesday, October 29 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 Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School 480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   Friday, October 31 San Francisco Renaissance Voices “In Memoriam: The Best of the […]

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Calendar: October 20–26, 2014

Monday, October 20 Stanford University Music Department Elisabeth Wright, harpsichord, performs “Tender and Passionate Gestures.” Program features music by D’Anglebert, Bach, Froberger and Couperin. 7:30 PM Memorial Church, Stanford University Tickets available at the door $15 general/$10 student/senior   Wednesday, October 22 UC Berkeley Music Department Noon Concert: Baroque Ensemble, John Dornenburg and Carla Moore, co-directors. Students […]

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