Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: February 19–25, 2018

Friday, February 23 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor J.S. Bach, St. John Passion The great Passions of J. S. Bach remain unparalleled in their dramatic impact and universally experienced emotional effects. Bach took the genre to new worlds of expression, incorporating the Lutheran tradition of chorales with newer, Italianate operatic elements. The result is […]

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Calendar: February 12–18, 2018

Monday, February 12 American Bach Soloists Free Public Master Class with Jeffrey Thomas, conductor. Experience the magic! ABS will present three Master Classes at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Witness the artistic transformations that make Master Classes so tremendously exciting, as performers and ABS musicians share their knowledge and insights. These events are free […]

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Calendar: February 5–11, 2018

Tuesday, February 6 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   Wednesday, February 7 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor “Harmonic Convergence” features […]

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Calendar: January 29–February 4, 2018

Wednesday, January 31 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    Thursday, February 1 University of California at Davis Music Department Acclaimed violinist Michael Sand performs […]

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Calendar: January 22–28, 2018

Wednesday, January 24 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Wednesday of the month from September through May. 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 […]

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Calendar: January 15–21, 2018

Wednesday, January 17 San Francisco Recorder Society Monthly playing session with conductor Judith Linsenberg. New members and guests welcome. Come early to find parking. 7:30 PM–9:30 PM Christ Church Lutheran 1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco. Non-members $10 fee applied to membership. For more information contact Florence Kress: 415-731-9709, fkress@aol.com arssanfrancisco.org/ Friday, January […]

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Calendar: January 8–14, 2018

Tuesday, January 9 San Francisco Bach Choir, Magen Solomon, Director “Bach and Brew: A Musical Sing-in” SFBC is taking over Standard Deviant Brewing for an evening of socializing and singing! Enjoy a cold brew and a taste of the Bach Choir. Artistic Director Magen Solomon will lead everyone through highlights of SFBC’s May 2018 concert […]

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Calendar: January 1–7, 2018

Tuesday, January 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   Friday, January 5 Barefoot Chamber Concerts presents The Barefoot AllStars “The Most […]

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Calendar: December 25–31, 2017

Aggiacciato tremar trà neri algenti Al Severo Spirar d’ orrido Vento, Correr battendo i piedi ogni momento; E pel Soverchio gel batter i denti; “Passar al foco i di quieti e contenti Mentre la pioggia fuor bagna ben cento Caminar Sopra ‘l giaccio, e à passo lento Per timor di cader gersene intenti; Gir forte […]

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Calendar: December 18–24, 2017

Monday, December 18 Chanticleer “A Chanticleer Christmas” The 12-member a cappella vocal ensemble performs seasonal works old, new, and familiar. The program follows the journey of the wise men, across the ages and the world. Fellow pilgrims are a motley group of shepherds and onlookers–Welsh, Huron, Indian, English, Americans of all origins–reveling in the wonder, […]

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