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Calendar: April 13–19, 2015

Wednesday, April 15 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor Gioachino Rossini La cambiale di matrimonio (The Marriage Contract). Rossini’s first great opera (1810) is a comic masterpiece. Set in London, the opera tells the story of a Canadian businessman and his machinations to marry Fanny, the daughter of a wealthy merchant, over the opposition of […]

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Calendar: April 20–26, 2015

Wednesday, April 22 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   Thursday, April 23 Barefoot Chamber Concerts “Semper Dowland” Jarring Sounds (Danielle Reutter-Harrah, soprano […]

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Calendar: April 27–May 3, 2015

Monday, April 27 San Francisco Conservatory of Music SFCM Conservatory Baroque Ensemble, Corey Jamason and Elisabeth Reed, directors, performs a concert of 17th- and 18th-century chamber music for strings, winds and continuo. 2 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall 50 Oak St., San Francisco FREE 415-503-6275 Wednesday, April 29 Mid-Peninsula […]

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Calendar: March 16–22, 2015

Monday, March 16 American Bach Soloists Jeffrey Thomas, conductor of ABS, gives a master class. Repertoire and performers TBA 7:30 PM Osher Salon, San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St., San Francisco Free, no tickets required 415-621-7900 Wednesday, March 18 San Francisco Recorder Society Monthly playing session with guest conductor Judith Linsenberg. New members […]

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Margriet Tindemans (1951–2014)

SFEMS joins the early music world in mourning the loss of one of its greatest contributors as well as our dear friend, Margriet Tindemans, who died in Seattle on December 31 of last year. A native of Holland and student of Wieland Kuijken, Margriet was equally at home playing Renaissance or baroque viola da gamba […]

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Calendar: March 9–15, 2015

Monday, March 9 Elizabeth Blumenstock and Elaine Thornburgh “High Baroque Fashion” Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock and harpsichordist Elaine Thornburgh perform a grand tour of the baroque, with music by Leclair, Boccherini, Pisendel, Veracini, Duphly and Seixas. 7:30 PM Memorial Church 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University General $15, Senior $10, Student $10, Stanford Students (w/ ID) FREE […]

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Calendar: March 2–8, 2015

Monday, March 2 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor Johann Sebastian Bach, St. Matthew Passion. With soloists Wesley Rogers, tenor (Evangelista); William Sharp, baritone (Christus); Hélène Brunet (debut) and Clara Rottsolk, sopranos; Agnes Vojtko, mezzo-soprano (debut); Jay Carter countertenor; Charles Blandy and Derek Chester tenors; Thomas Meglioranza and Joshua Copeland, baritones. 7 PM Davis Community Church 412 C Street, Davis $27–$66 Tickets, 415-621-7900, info@americanbach.org Tuesday, March 3 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular […]

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Calendar: February 23–March 1, 2015

Monday, February 23 American Bach Soloists Derek Chester gives a master class, coaching young singers in baroque repertory and interpretation. Works and performers TBA 7:30 PM Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St., San Francisco. Free and open to the public, no tickets required 415-621-7900 Thursday, February 26 Stanford University […]

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Calendar: February 16–22, 2015

Wednesday, February 18 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 guest conductor Joyce Johnson Hamilton. […]

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Calendar: February 9–15, 2015

Wednesday, February 11 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   Friday, February 13 Clerestory “Love and the Knight” The a cappella men’s ensemble […]

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