Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: September 5–11, 2016

Tuesday, September 6 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Hanneke van Proosdij. 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, September 9 East Bay Chapter, ARS Monthly playing session with guest […]

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Calendar: August 22–28, 2016

Wednesday, August 24 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay. 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 date you’d like to perform. […]

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Calendar: August 15–21, 2016

Tuesday, August 16 Leipzig Cantata Project The Leipzig Cantata Project aims to build new audiences for Bach cantata performances by presenting full Bach cantatas with full period instrument orchestra with wine, snacks, and an engaging guest speaker who can give historical/liturgical/spiritual context to bring this text alive for anyone, regardless of religious beliefs. The result […]

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Calendar: August 8–14, 2016

Monday, August 8 American Bach Soloists Academy-In-Action I. The Academy-In-Action concerts showcase the talents of ABS Academy participants—the next generation of early music virtuosi—in cantatas, arias, and chamber music by masters of the Baroque. Each Marathon concert lasts roughly three hours. 3 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St., San Francisco Free 415-921-7900, […]

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Calendar: August 1–7, 2016

Friday, August 5 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor “Carmelite Vespers & Vivaldi’s Gloria” The 2016 American Bach Soloists Festival & Academy opens with Jeffrey Thomas conducting the period-instrument experts of ABS and the American Bach Choir in large-scale sacred works from Baroque Italy. By command of the Church, opera was forbidden when George Frideric […]

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Calendar: July 25–31, 2016

Tuesday, July 26 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Miyo Aoki, Mark Davenport, Rotem Gilbert, Matthias Maute, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; and Derek Tam, keyboards. 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully accepted! recorderworkshop@sfems.org or jhousesteward@sfems.org Friday, July […]

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Calendar: July 18–24, 2016

Monday, July 18 Les Violettes Festival Napa Valley (formerly known as “Festival del Sole”) presents Les Violettes (Corey Carleton, soprano; David Wilson, violin, Colin Shipman, viola da gamba; and Violet Grgich, harpsichord) performing baroque musical gems by G.F. Handel, Henry Purcell, and Heinrich Biber. The concert begins and ends with two fabulous pieces by Dieterich […]

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Calendar: July 11–17, 2016

Monday, July 11 SFEMS Classical Workshop Informal performances of works by both famous and lesser known composers from the Classical era. The public is encouraged to attend. Concerts take place in the beautiful and acoustically perfect Chapel at the St. Albert’s Priory in the friendly and safe Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. We hope you will […]

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Calendar: July 4–10, 2016

Monday, July 4 SFEMS Medieval and Renaissance Workshop “Love, Lust, and Music in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” A lecture by Adam Gilbert about the different types of love—fine love, lust, longing, and desire—and their influence on love songs, motets, and Masses from 1100–1600, addressing questions like: How do we fall in love at first […]

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