Calendar: February 17–23, 2014

Monday, February 17

American Bach Soloists
H7S6661Ian Howell, countertenor
, leads a master class.

7:30PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE
415-621-7900

 


Wednesday, February 19

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Fred
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.

8–10PM
Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto.
650-591-3648 or www.sfems.org/mpro


Friday, February 21

American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas director
JT-KosoyJ.S. Bach, Missa Brevis in G Major, Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, and secular cantata Herkules auf dem Scheidewege (“Hercules at the Crossroads”). With soloists, Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Ian Howell, countertenor; Derek Chester, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; and the American Bach Choir.

8PM
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
3 Bay View Ave., Belvedere.
$25–$64
415-621-7900; www.americanbach.org; info@americanbach.org,
http://americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=565653

 


Saturday, February 22

American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas director repeats program of February 21.
J.S. Bach, Missa Brevis in G Major, Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, and secular cantata Herkules auf dem Scheidewege (“Hercules at the Crossroads”). With soloists, Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Ian Howell, countertenor; Derek Chester, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; and the American Bach Choir.

8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
415-621-7900; www.americanbach.org; info@americanbach.org,
http://americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=565656

 


Sunday, February 23

American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas director repeats program of February 21.
J.S. Bach, Missa Brevis in G Major, Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, and secular cantata Herkules auf dem Scheidewege (“Hercules at the Crossroads”). With soloists, Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Ian Howell, countertenor; Derek Chester, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, baritone; and the American Bach Choir.

4PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.
415-621-7900; www.americanbach.org; info@americanbach.org,
http://americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=565667

 

WEKA Harpsichord Tuning Workshop
JonathanAtShasta-225x300The Western Early Keyboard Association (WEKA) presents a hands-on harpsichord tuning workshop led by Jonathan Salzedo at a private home in San Francisco.  Temperaments covered: quarter-comma meantone, sixth-comma meantone, and Salzedo #1.
Workshop Agenda:
—Theory lecture
—Practical demo
—Hands-on tuning practice in small groups
—Lunch (included with your WEKA membership)
—Short performance (by Jonathan and any others who would like to play) of pieces that demonstrate the tunings.

10 am – 1:30 pm
Workshop location will be emailed to you when you register.
The event is free for WEKA members and includes lunch. If you’re not a WEKA member, you can join WEKA from the event registration page.
Sign up here <http://www.wekaweb.org/?page_id=29&ee=21>
Questions: Please contact Gwen Adams: gadams3702@yahoo.com