Archive | Weekly Calendar of Early Music

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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Calendar: January 11–17, 2016

Wednesday, January 13 UC Davis Music Department The Orlando Consort performs selections of motets and masses by Cipriano de Rore, as well as three treatments of Anchor che col partire, including one by faculty composer Pablo Ortiz. 8 PM Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts One Shields Avenue, Davis Free 866-754-2787 Thursday, […]

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Calendar: January 4–10, 2016

Tuesday, January 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 Wednesday, January 6 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early […]

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Calendar: December 28, 2015–January 3, 2016

Sunday, January 3 East Bay Chapter/ARS Annual Twelfth Night celebration and play session with Hanneke van Proosdij
, guest conductor 3:30 PM Note special time and venue Hillside Community Swedenborgian Church 1422 Navellier Street, El Cerrito http://www.symbolicsolutions.com/ebrs-web2015/   Continue reading next week’s calendar . . .

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