Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: October 2–8, 2017

Tuesday, October 3 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Greta Haug-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, October 4 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor Sally Beamish, The […]

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Calendar: September 25–October 1, 2017

Wednesday, September 27 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Friday 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: September 18–24, 2017

Monday, September 18 Prescott Lectures “The Apotheosis of French Baroque Music” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a five-morning series of lectures exploring the treasures of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s music for the church, the stage and the salon. We will learn how he successfully united the suavity of French music with the rhythmic vitality of Italian music. In […]

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Calendar: September 11–17, 2017

Wednesday, September 13 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   San Francisco Early Music Society SFEMS Annual Membership Meeting. President’s annual report, nomination and election […]

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Calendar: September 4–10, 2017

Tuesday, September 5 Oshman Family Jewish Community Center “Instruments, Costumes, Action: Baroque Music and Dance” Musicians from Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and San Francisco Renaissance Dancers (Jennifer Meller, Director) join forces in a program about historic music and dance. Discover the political intrigues that played out at baroque-era balls and explore the significance of nuanced stage […]

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Calendar: August 28–September 3, 2017

Wednesday, August 30 Barefoot Chamber Concerts presents the New Esterházy Quartet “A Tale of Two Cities in Three Concerts” The New Esterházy Quartet (Lisa Weiss, Kati Kyme, Anthony Martin, and William Skeen) perform a series of 3 short concerts within five days. Each concert has one of Papa Haydn’s “Paris” Symphonies (Nos. 82–87) and one […]

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Calendar: August 21–27, 2017

Tuesday, August 22 San Francisco Bach Choir, Magen Solomon, Director “Bach, a Brew, and You: A Musical Sing-in” SFBC is taking over Standard Deviant Brewing for an evening of socializing and singing! Enjoy food, a cold beer, and a taste of the Bach Choir. Artistic Director Magen Solomon will lead us through highlights of our […]

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Calendar: August 14–20, 2017

Saturday, August 19 California Bach Society, Paul Flight, Director California Bach Society presents its 12th annual choral workshop, “Christmas in August.”Director Flight will discuss and rehearse choruses and chorales from the great, glorious, and charming masterwork. The Christmas Oratorio is composed of six cantatas, five of them with elaborate opening choruses. Workshop participants will sing […]

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Calendar: August 7–13, 2017

Monday, August 7 American Bach Soloists Festival Free “Baroque Marathon” concert I. The American Bach Soloists Academy—the educational component of the ABS Summer Bach Festival—offers advanced conservatory-level students and emerging professionals unique opportunities to study and perform Baroque music in a multi-disciplinary learning environment. Academy participants are featured exclusively in three programs of Academy-in-Action ”Baroque […]

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Calendar: July 31–August 6, 2017

Friday, August 4 American Bach Soloists Festival, Jeffrey Thomas, Artistic Director Opening Night: Water Music By Handel & Telemann. This year marks the 300th anniversary of the legendary performance of George Frideric Handel’s world famous Water Music that was performed for King George I during an evening on the River Thames. Wanting to impress his […]

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