Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: January 8–14, 2018

Tuesday, January 9 San Francisco Bach Choir, Magen Solomon, Director “Bach and Brew: A Musical Sing-in” SFBC is taking over Standard Deviant Brewing for an evening of socializing and singing! Enjoy a cold brew and a taste of the Bach Choir. Artistic Director Magen Solomon will lead everyone through highlights of SFBC’s May 2018 concert […]

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Calendar: January 1–7, 2018

Tuesday, January 2 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Jerry Schwartz. 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, January 5 Barefoot Chamber Concerts presents The Barefoot AllStars “The Most […]

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Calendar: December 25–31, 2017

Aggiacciato tremar trà neri algenti Al Severo Spirar d’ orrido Vento, Correr battendo i piedi ogni momento; E pel Soverchio gel batter i denti; “Passar al foco i di quieti e contenti Mentre la pioggia fuor bagna ben cento Caminar Sopra ‘l giaccio, e à passo lento Per timor di cader gersene intenti; Gir forte […]

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Calendar: December 18–24, 2017

Monday, December 18 Chanticleer “A Chanticleer Christmas” The 12-member a cappella vocal ensemble performs seasonal works old, new, and familiar. The program follows the journey of the wise men, across the ages and the world. Fellow pilgrims are a motley group of shepherds and onlookers–Welsh, Huron, Indian, English, Americans of all origins–reveling in the wonder, […]

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Calendar: December 11–17, 2017

Wednesday, December 13 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Director “Messiah At Grace Cathedral” Originally written for Easter services, Messiah was composed at a time when George Frideric Handel was at the height of his powers and popularity. Upon its debut in April of 1742, the oratorio was so popular that ladies were asked to leave […]

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Calendar: December 4–10, 2017

Tuesday, December 5 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Jerry Schwartz. 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 San Francisco Conservatory of Music Master Class in voice with Diana Moore. Noted […]

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Calendar: November 27–December 3, 2017

Wednesday, November 29 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Wednesday 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: November 20–26, 2017

Sunday, November 26 Cantata Collective Cantata Collective’s second concert features countertenor Reginald Mobley singing Cantatas BWV 54, Widerstehe doch der Sünde, and BWV 170, Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust, with oboist Marc Schachman, violinists Lisa Weiss & Kati Kyme, violist Anthony Martin, cellist William Skeen, bassist Kristin Zoernig, and organist Andrew Canepa. Cantata Collective aims to […]

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Calendar: November 13–19, 2017

Friday, November 17 Hillside Club Concert Series presents the New Esterházy Quartet “Vienna, 1784: Quartet party at Storace” The New Esterházy Quartet (Kati Kyme and Lisa Weiss, violin; Anthony Martin, viola; and William Skeen, cello) recreate a lively party in Vienna in 1784, when Mozart and Haydn played chamber music together with violin virtuoso Ditters […]

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Calendar: November 6–12, 2017

Tuesday, November 7 Berkeley Baroque Strings, Kati Kyme, Director “The Drama of Love and War” Program includes George Frideric Handel, Overture from Alcina; Andrea Falconieri, Battle of Barabaso and Son of Satan; Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto in a minor for Viola d’Amore, Devin Hough, Soloist; Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Battalia; and Jean-Baptiste Lully, Suite, The Triumph […]

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