Calendar: July 17–23, 2017

Tuesday, July 18

SFEMS Recorder Workshop
Praetorius recorders square
Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Miyo Aoki, Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Joan Kimball, Anne Timberlake and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Peter Maund, percussion; Katherine Heater, harpsichord and Frederic Rosselet, baroque cello.

7:30 PM
St. Albert’s Priory Chapel
6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue)
No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully accepted!
recorderworkshop@sfems.org


Friday, July 21

SFEMS Recorder Workshop
“Love and Peace” featuring the workshop Recorder Orchestra conducted by Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij; Faculty Recorder Consort Miyo Aoki, Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Joan Kimball, Anne Timberlake and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; and Peter Maund, percussion. The Recorder Orchestra program features music about Love and Peace by Cornysh, Gesualdo, Lotti, Schutz, Vecchi and Vivaldi. You can hear all sizes of recorder played together: garklein, sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, bass, great bass, contra bass, sub great bass and even a sub contrabass– super cool!

7:30 PM
St. Albert’s Priory Chapel
6172 Chabot Road, Oakland (off of College Avenue)
No charge for admission. Free-will donations gratefully accepted!
recorderworkshop@sfems.org


Saturday, July 22

De Anza College Music Department
De Anza College Baroque Ensemble and The Buxtehude Band, directed by by Loren Tayerle, perform J.S. Bach Cantata 82, Corelli Concerto Grosso No. 10, and works of Arvo Pärt, Allegri, Marini and Buxtehude.

7:30 PM
Choral Hall, Building A1, De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino
Tickets sold at the door at the door $10

SFEMS Recorder Workshop
Final student performances. Students from this year’s SFEMS Recorder Workshop perform pieces they’ve been studying and preparing throughout the week.

9:30 AM
St Albert’s Priory
6172 Chabot Road (at College), Oakland
Free and open to the public
medrenworkshop.sfems@gmail.com

 

Valley of the Moon Music Festival
The third annual Valley of the Moon Music Festival celebrates the world of Robert Schumann over three consecutive weekends, July 16–30, juxtaposing the composer’s own compositions with chamber works by composers he idolized and championed. The festival continues: “Hats Off, Gentlemen! A Genius!” Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Kyle Stegall, tenor; Tanya Tomkins, cello; Eric Zivian and Jeffrey LaDeur, fortepianos, perform Songs and arias by Schumann and Chopin, Bach’s Chaconne for solo violin, and Keyboard works by Bach, Chopin and Liszt.

4 PM
Hanna Boys Center
17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma
$45 50% discount for those under 30 years old.
Tickets and information valleyofthemoonmusicfestival.org or 888-596-1027.

West Edge Opera
“Mozart and Friends” Join West Edge Opera for an evening of music by Mozart, Salieri, Süssmayr, and rarely-heard works of Mozart contemporary Vincente Martin y Soler, as popular in his day as was Mozart himself. The program also includes music by Maria Theresia von Paradis, a blind singer, pianist and composer whose works also are rarely performed. Plus, fortepianist Robert Mollicone will play Beethoven’s Eight Variations on “Tandeln und Scherzen” after the terzetto from Süssmayr’s opera Soliman II. The event takes place at Dashe Cellars, one of Oakland’s hottest wineries. Enjoy unlimited pours of Dashe Cellars wine and performances by Festival singers Malte Roesner and Samuel Levine, as well as soprano Aurora Perry. Robert Mollicone accompanies on fortepiano!

7 PM
Dashe Cellars
55 4th St., Oakland
$40
More information, tickets online


Sunday, July 23

Spanish Baroque Siglo de Oro Dance Workshop & Castanets
Sephanie Neira presents an initiation to Spanish Baroque—capturing the spirit of the 17th century in Spain with basic dance steps and a dance to the music of those times. Read more . . .

12–2 PM
Sunset Movement Arts
1647 Taraval Street, San Francisco
$40
For More Information: Stephanie@flamencosf.com

Valley of the Moon Music Festival
The third annual Valley of the Moon Music Festival celebrates the world of Robert Schumann over three consecutive weekends, July 16–30, juxtaposing the composer’s own compositions with chamber works by composers he idolized and championed. The festival continues: “Fair Queen of my Heart” Kyle Stegall, tenor, and Eric Zivian, fortepiano (with participating apprentices) perform Mozart, Piano Quartet in E-flat; and songs by Robert and Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Liszt.

4 PM
Hanna Boys Center
17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma
$45 50% discount for those under 30 years old.
Tickets and information valleyofthemoonmusicfestival.org or 888-596-1027.

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