Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: March 21–27, 2016

Tuesday, March 22 Noontime Concerts MUSA performs J.S. Bach, Sinfonia from Himmelskonig, sei willkommen; Antonio de Salazar, Tarara, tarara qui yo soy Antonyio; Teodorico Pedrini, Sonata Op.3, No.1 for violin and basso continuo in A major; Francesco Geminiani, Sonatas from the A Treatise of Good Taste in the Art of Musick; and John Antes, Trio […]

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Calendar: March 14–20, 2016

Wednesday, March 16 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 Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School 480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   Musica Pacifica “The Foggy Dew: Baroque and Traditional Music from the British Isles” […]

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Calendar: March 7–13, 2016

Friday, March 11 Diablo Choral Artists, Mark Tuning, Music Director “Bach & His Predecessors,” a concert featuring works by Bach, Schütz, Telemann and Buxtehude, including Bach’s Jesu, Meine Freude and Buxtehude’s Magnificat. With string ensemble. 8 PM St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Walnut Creek 1924 Trinity Ave., Walnut Creek $5–$25 (see website for early discount) Tickets […]

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Calendar: February 29–March 6, 2016

Monday, February 29 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Artistic Director “Alexander’s Feast” Based on a poem by John Dryden, subtitled “The Power of Music,” Handel’s ode Alexander’s Feast recounts a banquet held by Alexander the Great in the conquered city of Persepolis. The musician Timotheus moves the great military commander through a course of emotions […]

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Calendar: Februrary 22–28, 2016

Monday, February 22 American Bach Soloists American Bach Soloists presents a master class in baroque oboe with Debra Nagy. 7:30 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St., San Francisco Free 415-921-7900 Wednesday, February 24 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music […]

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Calendar: February 15–21, 2016

Monday, February 15 Flanders Recorder Quartet The Bay Area Recorder Societies jointly present a day-long workshop and ensemble coaching for intermediate to advanced players. with the Flanders Recorder Quartet (Tom Beets, Paul Van Loey, Joris Van Goethem, and Bart Spanhove). 4 class choices each for the 3 sessions, followed by a Large Group session or Ensemble […]

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Calendar: February 8–14, 2016

Friday, February 12 Ensemble Alcatraz The Bay Area’s legendary medieval ensemble reunites. Soprano Allison Lloyd Zelles joins original members Susan Rode Morris, soprano; Shira Kammen, vielle & rebec; Kit Higginson, recorder; Cheryl Ann Fulton, harp; and Peter Maund, percussion, for a program of songs from medieval Iberia, including the seven Cantigas de Amigo of Martin […]

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Calendar: February 1–7, 2016

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

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Calendar: January 25–31, 2016

Monday, January 25 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Artistic Director “Bach Favorites” ABS’s 27th subscription season opens with an all-Bach program that displays the composer’s genius in a variety of settings. Maestro Thomas leads his ABS forces in two brilliant cantatas, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (“Heart and Mouth and Deed […]

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Calendar: January 18–24, 2016

Wednesday, January 20 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 Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School 480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   San Francisco Recorder Society Monthly playing session with conductor Greta Hryciw. New members […]

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