Calendar: August 11–17, 2014

Monday, August 11

Prescott Lectures
John Prescott
“Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 1: “The background: What was Renaissance music?”

9:30 AM to Noon
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley
$20 per session, $85/$80 full week
suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425


Tuesday, August 12

Prescott Lectures
John Prescott
“Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 2: “A New Beginning: the Birth of Opera in Italy”

9:30 AM to Noon
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley
$20 per session, $85/$80 full week
suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425


Wednesday, August 13

Prescott Lectures
John Prescott
“Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 3: “Prima and Secunda Prattica, Old and New Styles in Italian sacred and instrumental music”

9:30 AM to Noon
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley
$20 per session, $85/$80 full week
suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425


Thursday, August 14

Prescott Lectures
John Prescott
“Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 4: “Music in Germany and the Low Countries at the Dawn of the Baroque”

9:30 AM to Noon
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley
$20 per session, $85/$80 full week
suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425


Friday, August 15

Prescott Lectures
John Prescott
“Something Old, Something New.” John Prescott, Ph.D., presents a series of talks on the  transition from the Renaissance to the baroque. Day 5: “Tudors and Stuarts: England’s Musical Golden Age”

9:30 AM to Noon
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley
$20 per session, $85/$80 full week
suzannesiebert@gmail.com or 510-843-2425


Saturday, August 16

California Bach Society
Flight square
Summer Choral Workshop: And More Bach Cantata Choruses! Paul Flight continues his survey of choruses from the cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach. Join members of the California Bach Society and Dr. Flight in exploring choruses from Cantata 1, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern; Cantata 3, Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid; Cantata 8, Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben; Cantata 37, Wer da gläubet und getauft wird; Cantata 40, Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes; Cantata 62, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland; and Cantata 128, Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein. $50 fee includes music and lunch. Register by August 9.

10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
555 Waverley St., Palo Alto
$50
calbach.org/workshop.html, 650-485-1097, info@calbach.org

Project Zefiro
Stillman square
“Gaudeamus” Final concert culminating a week-long wind workshop coached by Greg Ingles and Dan Stillman, featuring 13 players (3 cornetts, 5 sackbuts, and 5 reeds) from across the US an abroad. The centerpiece of this year’s concert will be the triple choir Missa de Batalla by Joan Cererols, with other celebratory pieces (not always about battles) by Victoria, Gabrieli, Carissimi and Pevernage, among others, filling out the program.

8 PM
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington St., Albany
$20/ $15 donation requested, to benefit St. Alban’s Church