Calendar: October 2–8, 2017

Tuesday, October 3

Sacramento Recorder Society
Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Greta Haug-Hryciw. 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.
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Wednesday, October 4

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Sally Beamish, The Judas Passion. US premiere. Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? Nicholas McGegan and a cast of international stars seek the answers in the US premiere of this co-commission with London’s Orchestra for the Age of Enlightenment, written for our period instruments and voices. Scottish composer Sally Beamish and librettist David Harsent explore Judas in a more sympathetic light—evoking questions of failing humanity, forgiveness and redemption. This provocative new Passion is accompanied by Georg Philipp Telemann’s Tafelmusik Suite No. 1 in E minor. Featuring soloists Mary Bevan, soprano; Brenden Gunnell, tenor; Roderick WIlliams, baritone; and the Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, director.

7:30 PM
Bing Concert Hall
327 Lasuen St., Stanford
$30–$95
Tickets online or 650-724-2464


Friday, October 6

East Bay Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session with guest conductor Tish Berlin. New members and guests welcome.

7:30–10 PM
Zion Lutheran Church
5201 Park Blvd., Oakland
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Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Sally Beamish, The Judas Passion. US premiere. Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? Nicholas McGegan and a cast of international stars seek the answers in the US premiere of this co-commission with London’s Orchestra for the Age of Enlightenment, written for our period instruments and voices. Scottish composer Sally Beamish and librettist David Harsent explore Judas in a more sympathetic light—evoking questions of failing humanity, forgiveness and redemption. This provocative new Passion is accompanied by Georg Philipp Telemann’s Tafelmusik Suite No. 1 in E minor. Featuring soloists Mary Bevan, soprano; Brenden Gunnell, tenor; Roderick WIlliams, baritone; and the Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, director.

8 PM
Herbst Theater
401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
$28–$120
Tickets online or 415-295-1900

Zipoli Institute
Music of the Californa Missions: Choral Repertoire of colonial Latin America and California Missions: an examination of style, repertoire and “Gozos,” the hymn of praise, with Dr. Craig Russell and guest musicians.

7 PM
Our Lady of Peace Shrine
2800 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara
Free


Saturday, October 7

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Sally Beamish, The Judas Passion. US premiere. Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? Nicholas McGegan and a cast of international stars seek the answers in the US premiere of this co-commission with London’s Orchestra for the Age of Enlightenment, written for our period instruments and voices. Scottish composer Sally Beamish and librettist David Harsent explore Judas in a more sympathetic light—evoking questions of failing humanity, forgiveness and redemption. This provocative new Passion is accompanied by Georg Philipp Telemann’s Tafelmusik Suite No. 1 in E minor. Featuring soloists Mary Bevan, soprano; Brenden Gunnell, tenor; Roderick WIlliams, baritone; and the Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, director.

8 PM
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley
$28–$120
Tickets online or 415-295-1900


Sunday, October 8

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Sally Beamish, The Judas Passion. US premiere. Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? Nicholas McGegan and a cast of international stars seek the answers in the US premiere of this co-commission with London’s Orchestra for the Age of Enlightenment, written for our period instruments and voices. Scottish composer Sally Beamish and librettist David Harsent explore Judas in a more sympathetic light—evoking questions of failing humanity, forgiveness and redemption. This provocative new Passion is accompanied by Georg Philipp Telemann’s Tafelmusik Suite No. 1 in E minor. Featuring soloists Mary Bevan, soprano; Brenden Gunnell, tenor; Roderick WIlliams, baritone; and the Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, director.

4 PM
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley
$28–$120
Tickets online or 415-295-1900

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