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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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Calendar: February 2–8, 2015

Tuesday, February 3 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Joyce Johnson Hamilton. 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 4 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor “The Cousins Bach: […]

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Calendar: January 26–February 1, 2015

Monday, January 26 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Conductor George Frideric Handel, Acis and Galatea; and Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major. Jeffrey Thomas directs his renowned players in Bach’s fourth Brandenburg Concerto, a tour de force for violino principale and two recorders. The balance of the program will be devoted […]

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Calendar: January 19–25, 2015

Monday, January 19 American Bach Soloists Steven Lehning gives a master class in continuo. Repertoire and performers TBA 7:30 PM Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St., San Francisco Free, no tickets required 415-621-7900   Wednesday, January 21 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or […]

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