THE 2014/2015 SEASON

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Take advantage of one of your best member benefits and subscribe to the SFEMS’ 38th concert season now.

The best seats in the house are being held until August 11th for subscribers.
Subscribe today for preferred seating and join SFEMS for the largest possible discounts on tickets. Reserve your seats for great early music concerts including Magnificat  performing the Cavalli, Mass for Christmas, and Ensemble Mirable with Marion Verbruggen

To order your subscription tickets, please call the box office at 510-528-1725, mail us your concert brochure ordering page with a check or your credit card info, or click here to open a subscription order form and reserve your preferred seats immediately.  Online ticketing will begin Monday, August 11, 2014.

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SFEMS14.15 BrochurecoverENCOUNTERS—
Xfrom the edge of medieval Europe to the baroque avant garde

With sparkling harpsichords, spirited flutes and drums, the poignant drama of viols and violins, the subtlety of lute and guitar, and the sensuous marriage of voices and brass, SFEMS’ 38th concert series embarks on a thousand-year journey through European music:  from the haunting sounds of the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East, to the brilliance of Venice at the dawn of the baroque, to the lush resonance of Salzburg’s strings.

Download the complete 2014/2015 season brochure

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November 21/22/23, 2014
—EAST OF THE RIVER—
Levantera
Daphna Mor and Nina Stern, recorder, ney & chalumeau; Tamer Pinarbasi, kanun; Jesse Kotansky, violin; Shane Shanahan, percussion
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December 19/20/21, 2014
—MAGNIFICAT, Warren Stewart, Director
Cavalli, Mass for Christmas
Clara Rottsolk and Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Andrew Rader and Clifton Massey, alto; Christopher LeCluyse, and Dan Hutchings, tenor; Peter Becker, bass; Rob Diggins and Jolianne von Einem, violin; Richard Van Hessel and Mack Ramsey, sackbut; John Dornenburg, violone; Yuko Tanaka, organ

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January 16/17/18, 2015
—PALLADE MUSICA
A mio modo: Stile Moderno to Stylus Phantasticus
Tanya LaPerrière, violin; Elinor Frey, viola da gamba; Estaban La Rotta, theorbo; Mylène Bélanger, harpsichord & organ

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February 20/21/22, 2015
—DARKHORSE
The (Un)Broken Consort: The Marriage of Voice and Brass in 17th-c. Germany
Jolle Greenleaf and Molly Quinn, soprano; Kiri Tollaksen and Alex Opsahl, cornetto; Greg Ingles, Erik Schmalz and Mack Ramsey, sackbut; Ian Pritchard, keyboard

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March 27/28/29, 2015
—ARTIFICE—
Resonance of Salzburg: Biber, Vilsmayr, Muffat
Cynthia Freivogel, violin; Tekla Cunningham, violin & viola d’amore;
Katherine Heater, harpsichord; Daniel Zuluaga, lute, guitar & theorbo; Elisabeth Reed, cello & viola da gamba

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April 10/11/12, 2015
—ENSEMBLE MIRABLE with Marion Verbruggen—
La Primavera: the Spring of the Italian Baroque
JungHae Kim, harpsichord; Elisabeth Blumenstock and Katherine Kyme, violin; Joanna Blendulf, viola da gamba; Kevin Cooper, baroque guitar; with guest artist Marion Verbruggen, recorder

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