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Calendar: June 23–29, 2014

Monday, June 23 Prescott Lectures John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on “Versailles, Paris and Beyond: the Glories of French Baroque Music.” Day 1: “Le Chambre du Roi: Intimacy and Intensity in French Baroque Chamber Music” 9:30 AM to Noon St. Mary Magdalene Church 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley $20 per session, $85/$80 full […]

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Calendar: June 16–22, 2014

Monday, June 16 SFEMS Classical Workshop Informal performances of works by both famous and lesser known composers from the Classical era. The public is encouraged to attend. Concerts take place in the beautiful and acoustically perfect Chapel at the St. Albert’s Priory in the friendly and safe Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. We hope you will join […]

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Music Discovery Workshop—A Summer Day Camp for Youngsters 7–15

St. Mary Magdalen and the School of the Madeleine, Berkeley, CA (June 22–27) by Letitia Berlin, Music Discovery Workshop Director We’re looking forward to another wonderful week at the Music Discovery Workshop this June! We’ll be back at the School of the Madeleine in North Berkeley, with our gifted Discovery faculty. Come join us for […]

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Does The Sun King Really Support Music Education?

John Prescott, Ph.D., who gives pre-concert music lectures, workshops, discussions, and seminars on classical music, will present a five-day lecture course (9:30 a.m. to noon, Monday June 23 through Friday June 27) on the glories of French baroque music, “Versailles, Paris and Beyond.” This course for interested adults will be held in conjunction with the […]

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Calendar: June 9–15, 2014

Tuesday, June 10 The Stanford Baroque Soloists, Anthony Martin, Director Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concertos 3, 4, and 5 7:30 PM Memorial Church Stanford University, Palo Alto Free   Thursday, June 12 Angelus: Sacred Music for Women’s Voices, Dana Taylor, Director, The unique high school ensemble from New Mt. Vernon, Indiana, performs medieval chant from […]

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McKee New Music Director of San Francisco Renaissance Voices

San Francisco Renaissance Voices is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Katherine McKee as Music Director effective the upcoming 2014–15 season. Ms. McKee replaces Mr. Todd Jolly, who has led the group as Music Director since its founding in 2004. Mr. Jolly has been appointed to the honorary position of Emeritus Music Director that […]

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Calendar: May 26–June 1, 2014

Saturday, May 31 Albany Consort Season Gala featuring celebratory music of Purcell and Bach. Following the success of last year’s informal fundraiser gala concert on the Immanuel series, the Albany Consort brings you a preview of its Berkeley Festival offerings. Repertoire draws on the Purcell program, and also includes works by Bach, featuring virtuoso cellist […]

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Calendar: May 19–25, 2014

Saturday, May 24 San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Todd Jolly, Director “Music for the Dedication of the Synagogue and Other Jewish Celebrations.” Final concert of SFRV’s 2013–14 Season, “Kol Israel: The Voice of Judaism in Early Music.” Featured works include the musical ceremony by Volunio Gallichi and Francesco Drei for the 1786 dedication of the new […]

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