Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: July 27–August 2, 2015

Friday, July 31 Vajra Voices & Shira Kammen, vielle “Music to Celebrate the Divine Feminine” Vajra Voices, Karen Clark, Director, with Shira Kammen, vielle, perform music of Hildegard von Bingen. With support from the Musical Grant Program of the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, this concert is the culmination of a week of intense […]

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Calendar: July 20–26, 2015

Tuesday, July 21 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Saskia Coolen, Rotem Gilbert, Joan Kimball, Laura Kuhlman, Daphna Mor, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Adaiha Mac-Adam Somer, Baroque cello/ viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord. 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge for […]

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Calendar: July 13–19, 2015

Tuesday, July 14 SFEMS Recorder Workshop Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Lisette Kielson, Paul Leenhouts, and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorder; Peter Maund, percussion; Adaiha Mac-Adam Somer, Baroque cello/ viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord 7:30 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue) No charge […]

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Calendar: July 6–12, 2015

Monday, July 6 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: June 29–July 5, 2015

Monday, June 29 SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Worskhop Mary Springfels, presents a lecture on “Music for Councils and Heretics” 8 PM St. Albert’s Priory Chapel 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland Free. Donation accepted. medrenworkshop@sfems.org or khagen@sfems.org   Tuesday, June 30 SFEMS Medieval & Renaissance Worskhop “The City of Fools” Anne Azéma (voice) and Shira Kammen (strings), […]

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Calendar: June 22–28, 2015

Tuesday, June 23 SFEMS Baroque Workshop “Renaissance to Baroque: the Other Praetorius,” a lecture by Dr. Frederick K. Gable, professor of music emeritus at the University of California Riverside. Dr. Gable has spent four decades reconstructing the works of 17th-century German composer Hieronymus Praetorius. 6 PM Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican University 50 Acacia Ave, San […]

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Calendar: June 15–21, 2015

Tuesday, June 16 Noontime Concerts Liaison (Susie Fong, harpsichord; Hallie Pridham, viola de gamba; and Danielle Reutter-Harrah, mezzo soprano) perform Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, and Motets a voix seule meles de simphonies, Op. 23; and George Frideric Handel, Leffloth viola da gamba Sonata in C Major and the […]

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Calendar: June 8–14, 2015

Tuesday, June 9 Noontime Concerts Farley Pearce, viola da gamba, and Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord, perform Johann Jakob Froberger, Suite in D for harpsichord; Louis de’Caix d’Hervelois, Suite in A for viol and continuo; and Marin Marais, Suite in E Minor. 12:30 PM Old St. Mary’s Cathedral 660 California St., San Francisco Free 415-777-3211, www.noontimeconcerts.org Continue […]

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Calendar: June 1–7, 2015

Monday, June 1 Early Music for Grace Festival “Diversimodè Accordata: scordatura music of Heinrich Biber” Pluribus Fidibus (Carla Moore and David Wilson, violins; John Dornenburg, viola da gamba; and Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord) perform the Suite III in A major from Harmonia Artificiosa; Rosary Sonata II, “The Visitation;” Rosary Sonata XIV, “The Assumption of Mary;” Suite […]

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Calendar: May 25–31, 2015

Saturday, May 30 Les Voix Humaines A program of French baroque music for voices and viols, featuring the hauntingly beautiful Tenebrae Lessons by François Couperin. The Leçons de ténèbres pour le mercredi saint (“Tenebrae Readings for Holy Wednesday”) are a series of three vocal pieces composed by François Couperin for the liturgies of Holy Week, […]

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