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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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Marin Headlands Workshop for Recorders May 9–11

Just over the horizon is the Marin Headlands Workshop, running from Friday through Sunday, May 9–11.  This much anticipated event, sponsored each year by the East Bay Chapter of the American Recorder Society (EBRS), offers intermediate to advanced recorder players the chance to spend all or part of a late spring weekend—often touted as having […]

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ANNOUNCING – Junior Bach Festival Concerts ~ 2014

Nine concerts featuring the finest young music students in the Bay Area playing the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Concert 1:  Friday, March 21 7:30 pm Crowden Music Center 1475 Rose St., Berkeley View the program Concert 2:  Saturday, March 22 2:00 pm St. Bede’s Episcopal Church 2650 Sand Hill Rd., Menlo Park View the […]

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2014 Junior Bach Festival

March 13, 2014 Bach to the Future By Mark MacNamara SF Classical Voice The Junior Bach Festival that everyone always remembers is when the lights went out a few years ago during a solo concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Kensington. It was, shall we say, a ‘dark and stormy night’, filled with thunder […]

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Farallon’s Amaryllis

SFEMS’s regular concert season concludes the weekend of March 14–16 with the concert series debut of the Farallon Quartet, Annette Bauer, Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, and Louise Carslake, recorders. Recognized for their sensuous blend and warm tone, Farallon is acknowledged to be one of the finest professional recorder ensembles in the United States today. Early […]

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