Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: April 2–8, 2018

Monday, April 2 American Bach Soloists Free Public Master Class with William Skeen, Baroque ‘Cellist, one of 3 master classes ABS is presenting at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music this season. Witness the artistic transformations that make Master Classes so tremendously exciting, as performers and ABS musicians share their knowledge and insights. These events […]

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Calendar: March 26–April 1, 2018

Tuesday, March 27 MUSA “Chinese Baroque” Noontime Concerts presents Rita Lilly, soprano; Mindy Ella Chu, mezzo-soprano; David Wong, guqin; Addi Liu, violin; Laura Gaynon, cello; and Derek Tam, harpsichord, performing a unique program that features Western music written in and for the Chinese courts, as well as Chinese music transcribed by European visitors of the […]

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Calendar: March 19–25, 2018

Tuesday, March 20 Albany Consort “Goldberg Variations Orchestrated” Bach modestly described his fourth publication of Keyboard Practice pieces as an Aria with Diverse Variations for the Harpsichord Composed for Music Lovers to Refresh their Spirits. 277 years later, the piece easily holds its place as the greatest ever work of its kind. The story that […]

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Calendar: March 12–18, 2018

Wednesday, March 14 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, March 15 John Rice, musicologist, and Revital Schmerling, soprano College of Liberal & Creative […]

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Calendar: March 5–11, 2018

Tuesday, March 6 Musical Waves “The Food of Love” Jennifer Paulino, soprano, and Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord, perform an evening program offering Purcell songs and solo keyboard works, showcasing his amazingly beautiful ground bass variations. 7 PM Musical Waves 510 48th Avenue, San Francisco $25 suggested donation For reservations email Ilana at ilanabardavid@gmail.com Sacramento Recorder Society […]

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Calendar: February 26–March 4, 2018

Monday, February 26 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 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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