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Calendar: August 11–17, 2014

Monday, August 11 Prescott Lectures “Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 1: “The background: What was Renaissance music?” 9:30 AM to Noon St. Mary Magdalen Church 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley $20 per session, $85/$80 full week suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425 […]

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Project Zefiro: Gaudeamus

Once again, SFEMS Affiliate Alta Sonora is sponsoring a limited, pre-auditioned workshop of wind band players this August. Dan Stillman and Greg Ingles will be coaching 13 Renaissance brass and reed players from all over the country—3 cornetts, 5 sackbuts, and 5 reeds—in week-long rehearsals at St. Alban’s for a grand concert on the night […]

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Something Old, Something New

The Transition from Renaissance to Baroque John Prescott, Ph.D., will present an entirely new early music course this coming month, from Monday, August 11, through Friday, August 15. The five-day lecture series once again will be held at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 2005 Berryman Street in Berkeley, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Dr. Prescott’s lectures have become […]

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Calendar: July 28–August 3, 2014

Wednesday, July 30 New Esterházy Quartet The Hillside Club Presents “Amadè-Athon.” The New Esterházy Quartet will perform the complete set of six quartets that Mozart dedicated to his friend Joseph Haydn in three concerts at the landmark Hillside Club in Berkeley. Introduced by short remarks on the quartets and the friendship between Mozart and Haydn, […]

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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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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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MPRO Spring Concert

From Hothby to Cowell On Saturday, May 31, the Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra will present a concert at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1106 Alameda de las Pulgas in San Carlos at 4:30 p.m.   The program will feature a concerto by Telemann, a setting of The Song of Songs by the late medieval composer John Hothby, two recorder […]

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Calendar: April 21–27, 2014

Monday, April 21 American Bach Soloists ABS conductor Jeffrey Thomas leads a master class. 7:30 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music 50 Oak St., San Francisco Free 415-621-7900, info@americanbach.org   Friday, April 25 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, Director “Bach’s Legacy.” A program of motets and choral works by J.S. Bach, along with choral masterpieces […]

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