Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: September 15–21, 2014

Wednesday, September 17 UC Berkeley Music Department Noon Concert Series John Dornenburg, viola da gamba, and Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord, perform French baroque music, including works by Marais, Forqueray, Sainte-Colombe, and François Couperin. 12 PM Hertz Hall University of California, Berkeley FREE concerts@berkeley.edu Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early […]

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Calendar: September 8–14, 2014

Friday, September 12 South Bay Recorder Society Monthly meeting, guest conductor Shira Kammen. New members and guests welcome. 7:30–10 PM First Congregational Church of San Jose 1980 Hamilton Ave (at Leigh), San Jose 408-358-0878 or zilbrown@aol.com Saturday, September 13 New Esterházy Quartet “Opera Gala” Season Opener, held at a private home in Berkeley. Please contact NEQ […]

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Calendar: September 1–7, 2014

Tuesday, September 2 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Greta Hryciw. 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, September 3 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early […]

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Calendar: August 11–17, 2014

Monday, August 11 Prescott Lectures “Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 1: “The background: What was Renaissance music?” 9:30 AM to Noon St. Mary Magdalen Church 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley $20 per session, $85/$80 full week suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425 […]

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Calendar: July 28–August 3, 2014

Wednesday, July 30 New Esterházy Quartet The Hillside Club Presents “Amadè-Athon.” The New Esterházy Quartet will perform the complete set of six quartets that Mozart dedicated to his friend Joseph Haydn in three concerts at the landmark Hillside Club in Berkeley. Introduced by short remarks on the quartets and the friendship between Mozart and Haydn, […]

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Calendar: July 21–27, 2014

Saturday, July 26 Karen R. Clark “St. Hildegard von Bingen (1098–1179), her music and significance in our modern lives.” A Singing Study Group with Karen Clark. Second of three Saturday sessions focusing on the music, life, and writings of the great medieval mystic, composer, polymath, and saint. Session II: Readings from Hildegard’s Scivias (Know the Ways […]

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Calendar: July 14–20

Monday, July 14 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy “Academy-in-Action Concert I” Members of the 2014 Academy are featured exclusively in three evenings of concerts offering chamber vocal and instrumental works by Baroque masters. Concert I: Chamber works by Bach, Boismortier, Heinichen, Legrenzi, Lotti, Luzzaschi, Monteverdi, and Steffani. 8 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music […]

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