Calendar: May 19–25, 2014

Saturday, May 24

San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Todd Jolly, Director
Rossi score“Music for the Dedication of the Synagogue and Other Jewish Celebrations.” Final concert of SFRV’s 2013–14 Season, “Kol Israel: The Voice of Judaism in Early Music.” Featured works include the musical ceremony by Volunio Gallichi and Francesco Drei for the 1786 dedication of the new synagogue in Siena, Italy, as well as music for weddings, Shabbat and other celebrations; Louis Saladin’s Canticum Hebraicum for chorus and orchestra (1670), written for a circumcision ceremony in Southern France; plus music of Salamone Rossi and others. Sung in Hebrew with full translations provided. Pre-concert lecture by Rabbi Reuben Zellman 45 minutes before the performance.

7:30 PM
Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave, San Francisco
$20–25
Tickets
415-664-2543 x3 SFRVoices@gmail.com, www.sfrvoices.org


Sunday, May 25

Chamber Music San Francisco
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“Zivian-Tomkins Duo plays Beethoven.” Tanya Tomkins, baroque cello; and Eric Zivian, fortepiano, perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s playful, profound and witty sonatas for Piano and Cello No. 2 in G minor; Op. 5; No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69; and No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2; also Beethoven’s Bagatelles for piano solo, Op. 119.

3 PM
Marines Memorial Theater
609 Sutter St., San Francisco
$35–$45
Tickets 415-392-4400

San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Todd Jolly, Director
Rossi score“Music for the Dedication of the Synagogue and Other Jewish Celebrations.” Final concert of SFRV’s 2013–14 Season, “Kol Israel: The Voice of Judaism in Early Music.” Featured works include the musical ceremony by Volunio Gallichi and Francesco Drei for the 1786 dedication of the new synagogue in Siena, Italy, as well as music for weddings, Shabbat and other celebrations; Louis Saladin’s Canticum Hebraicum for chorus and orchestra (1670), written for a circumcision ceremony in Southern France; plus music of Salamone Rossi and others. Sung in Hebrew with full translations provided. Pre-concert lecture by Rabbi Reuben Zellman 45 minutes before the performance.

4 PM
Congregation Beth El
1301 Oxford St, Berkeley
$20–25
Tickets
415-664-2543 x3 SFRVoices@gmail.com, www.sfrvoices.org