Calendar: July 16–22, 2018

Tuesday, July 17

SFEMS Recorder Workshop
Recorder Workshop Faculty Concert, with Sarah Cantor, Frances Feldon, Clea Galhano, Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; Erik Andersen, baroque cello, and Katherine Heater, harpsichord.

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 20

SFEMS Recorder Workshop
“A Celebration of Women in Music” Meet the Queen of Sheba, hear music from a 12th-century female trouvère, listen to a piece by Anne Boleyn written in her last days in the tower and much more! The SFEMS All-Workshop Recorder Orchestra, conducted by Hanneke van Proosdij, will be followed by Faculty Recorder Consort, with Sarah Cantor, Frances Feldon, Clea Galhano, Rotem Gilbert and Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders.

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 21

Schola Magdalen of St. Mary Magdalen Church
“The First Apostle: Musical Portrayals of Mary Magdalen” Bay Area musicologist John Prescott will present a close listening of Renaissance and baroque works about Saint Mary Magdalen. Musical examples by 16th-century Spanish composer Francisco Guerrero and 17th-century Italian Benedictine nun Chiara Margarita Cozzolani will be performed live in the church by members of the Schola Magdalen, with musicians and music director, Andy Canepa.  The program will last for two hours, and some of these same works will be heard again during the Sunday Masses, and in a mini-concert at noon on Sunday, July 22.

10 AM
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley
$20 suggested donation
510-526-4811 or acanepa@marymagdalen.org

Tactus
“Eicha for Tisha B’Av” An engaging Tisha B’Av evening of study, song, and meditation combined with a reading of the Book of Lamentations by candlelight. Ponder the ancient and contemporary themes of spiritual darkness and desolation with traditional chanting of Eicha interspersed with choral settings by Francisco Guerrero and Robert White. This event is co-sponsored by Congregation Ner Tamid and Congregation B’nai Emunah-San Francisco.

7:30–9:30 PM
Congregation Ner Tamid
1250 Quintara St., San Francisco
Free Admission — All Welcome
http://www.tactus-sf.org

Valley of the Moon Music Festival
“Vienna Transformed” Kyle Stegall, tenor; Nikki Einfeld, soprano; Augusta McKay Lodge, Sarah Bleile, and Anna Presler, violins; Phyllis Kamrin, viola; Tanya Tomkins, cello; and Eric Zivian, fortepiano, perform a Mozart violin sonata, songs and vocal duets of Brahms and other, and Schoenberg’s String Quartet no. 2.

4 PM
Hanna Boys Center
17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma
$45 general, $25 under 35 years old.
Tickets online, by phone (888-596-1027) or at the door


Sunday, July 22

Valley of the Moon Music Festival
“The Innovators” Augusta McKay Lodge and Susannah Foster, violin; Lauren Nelson, viola; Tanya Tomkins and Madeleine Bouissou, cello; Eric Zivian, Jeffrey LaDeur, and Christian De Luca, fortepianos, perform a Haydn Trio, Schubert works for piano 4 hands, and Schumann’s Piano Quartet. Reception featuring wines from Valley of the Moon Winery

4 PM
Hanna Boys Center
17000 Arnold Drive, Sonoma
$45 general, $25 under 35 years old.
Tickets online, by phone (888-596-1027) or at the door

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