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Fringe Festival Calendar

One of the most exciting and varied components of every Berkeley Festival is The Fringe, a series of self-produced concerts by soloists and ensembles from around the world. Please note that Fringe events are independently produced and priced. Tickets are available at the door or directly from the artists.

Check the calendar listings below for detailed concert information, artist bios and programs.  

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June 7

June 8


Saturday, May 31, 2014

Bach-Se-PiaceBach Se Piace–Katherine Heater, Elisabeth Reed, and Anthony Martin
Sonatas for Harpsichord, Violin, and Viola da Gamba BWV 1018, 1019, & 1027

8:00 PM Saturday, May 31
TRINITY CHAPEL - 
2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission, $10 students, seniors, and disabled.

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Sunday, June 1, 2014

fringe_2014Robin Snyder, Mark Grote, Michelle Levy and Kathryn Canan
He Said, She Said: Troubadours Debate the Laws of Love

2:00 PM Sunday, June 1
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 2425 College Avenue

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 students and seniors.

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CHARITES-SEAL-SMALLCharites
La Voce Meravigliosa: The Music of Luzzaschi, Monteverdi, and Strozzi

2:00 PM Sunday, June 1
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15.

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lacuna-3Lacuna Arts Chorale
Singet dem Herrn: Sacred Choral Works of the Baroque

3:00 PM Sunday, June 1
ST. CLEMENT’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
 - 2837 Claremont Boulevard, Berkeley

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission, $10 SFEMS members, students, and seniors.

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Monday, June 2, 2014

LuttermanConcertJohn Lutterman and Friends
Virtuoso cello and gamba music

11:00 AM Monday, June 2
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 2425 College Avenue

Tickets available in advance or at the door. Prices: $15-20.

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Ensemble Vermillian and Les Violettes
The Rose and the Bear

12:00 PM Monday, June 2
TRINITY CHAPEL - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 adults; $10 students and seniors; free for children 10 and under.

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AVE ResonanceArtists’ Vocal Ensemble (AVE): Resonance
Wise and Foolish Virgins

12:00 PM Monday, June 2
SANCTUARY, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. Price: $20.

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bertamo_142093_1000Bertamo Trio and Friends
The Nations: Concerti, Sonatas and Suites

2:30 PM Monday, June 2
TRINITY CHAPEL - 
2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door and in advance (contact). Prices: $15 at the door, $10 in advance.

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BFX.FranklinLei.1Franklin Lei, lutenist
Reichardt’s Choice: Bach, Weiss and Giuliani

5:30 PM Monday, June 2
TRINITY CHAPEL - 
2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general; $10 seniors, disabled, students, SFEMS members.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

BlueMan6The Albany Consort
The Life of Mary II: Music by Henry Purcell

11:00 AM Tuesday, June 3
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZATION - 
2601 Durant Avenue

Tickets available in advance or at the door. Prices: $15-20.

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FFpubSnapshot1Frances Feldon and the Galax Quartet
Wingin’ It: New Compositions, Baroque Music & Improvisations Inspired by Birds

12:00 PM Tuesday, June 3
TRINITY CHAPEL - 
2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Donation suggested.

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Alice’s Renaissance String Band
Jewels from England’s Crown

1:00 PM Tuesday, June 3
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 2316 Bowditch Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Donation suggested.

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Doris Williams, Lute and Soprano
A Renaissance of Love Expressed

1:00 PM Tuesday, June 3
PARISH HALL, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15/$10.

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2014_Zoe-Howard-copyZoe Vandermeer and Howard Kadis
Cinquecento: Italian Music of the 16th Century

3:00 PM Tuesday, June 3
TRINITY CHAPEL - 
2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 General Admission; $10 for SFEMS members, seniors, and students.

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IMG_0190BWDerek Tam, harpsichord
La marche des Scythes: French harpsichord music of the 18th century

3:30 PM Tuesday, June 3
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. $15 suggested donation.

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EV-GreenvilleEnsemble Vermillian
The Tulip and the Olive Tree: music of 17th century Holland and Italy

12:00 PM Wednesday, June 4
TRINITY CHAPEL - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 SFEMS/EMA/ARS members, seniors, and disabled.

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Owen Daly, Harpsichordist and Instrument Maker
Solo Harpsichord Works by Muffat, Kuhnau, J.S. Bach and C.P.E. Bach

3:00 PM Wednesday, June 4
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 
2316 Bowditch Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15/$10 for seniors and students.

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Promo-photoNatur Early Music Ensemble
The Roman School of Musica Poetica ca. 1610

3:00 PM Wednesday, June 4
PARISH HALL, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. $15 suggested donation.

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img001-1Farley Pearce and Yuko Tanaka
In “D”: the Viennese-tuned Bass

3:00 PM Wednesday, June 4
TRINITY CHAPEL
 - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission, $10 students, seniors, and disabled.

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dunstableCoro Ciconia
England’s Glory: The Music of John Dunstable (1380-1453)

4:00 PM Wednesday, June 4
BERKELEY CITY CLUB - 2315 Durant Avenue, between Ellsworth and Dana

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15/10.

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IMG_0696David Cates
The Great Trifecta of 1685 – Harpsichord music by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti

4:15 PM Wednesday, June 4
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 2316 Bowditch Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15/5 for seniors and students.

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berkeley baroque stringsBerkeley Baroque Strings
Favorites from the English Baroque

6:30 PM Wednesday, June 4
TRINITY CHAPEL - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door, for free!

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maraisBarefoot Chamber Concerts
The Marais-a-thon

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Thursday, June 5
PARISH HALL, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 
2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. Price: $20 all-day pass

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BlueMan6The Albany Consort
A Big Band Concert

11:00 AM Thursday, June 5
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 
2425 College Avenue

Tickets available in advance or at the door. Prices: $15-20.

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MusicaGlorifica_namedMusica Glorifica
Glorious Baroque: Bach, Telemann, Corelli, Uccellini, Hotteterre and more

11:00 AM Thursday, June 5
TRINITY CHAPEL
 - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission; $10 students, seniors, EMA and SFEMS members.

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rita lillySan Francisco Pro Music Antiqua
The Petrucci Project

1:00 PM Thursday, June 5
ST. MARY MAGDALEN CHURCH - 
2005 Berryman Street

Tickets available at the door. Price: $20 General; $15 students, seniors, and SFEMS members.

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Arethusa-Musica-high-res-photoArethusa Musica
Sumer is icumen in: A Medieval Mosaic

1:00 PM Thursday, June 5
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 2316 Bowditch Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 students and seniors.

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three-1Harmonie Universelle
En Amour

1:00 PM Thursday, June 5
TRINITY CHAPEL - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 students, seniors, and disabled.

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Screen-Shot-2014-04-16-at-3.32.20-PMAlphabet Baroque Club
All Over the Map

3:00 PM Thursday, June 5
BERKELEY PIANO CLUB
 - 2724 Haste Street, between College and Piedmont

Tickets available at the door. Price: $10.

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pomposodino3 copyEnsemble “Pomposo”
The Harmonious Gospel: Arias for Tenor, Oboes, and B.C.

3:30 PM Thursday, June 5
TRINITY CHAPEL
 - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15/10.

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Theatrum Musicum – Sean Smith and Leslie Ifshin, lutes
The Lute Player as Traveling Jukebox

4:00 PM Thursday, June 5
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 
2316 Bowditch Street, between Dana and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15.

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luteDan Winheld
Flowers from the Garden

6:00 PM Thursday, June 5
BERKELEY ARTS FESTIVAL GALLERY - 2133 University Avenue, between Shattuck and Oxford

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission; $10 students, seniors, and SFEMS members.

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FringeFlyerBLaudami Ensemble
Passionate Differences

11:00 AM Friday, June 6
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 
2425 College Avenue (at Haste)

Tickets available in advance or at the door. Prices: $10-15.

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Vinaccesi-Color-2013Vinaccesi Ensemble
Songs & Psalmody: Salamone Rossi Hebreo & Benedetto Marcello

11:30 AM Friday, June 6
TRINITY CHAPEL - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available in advance at  http://vinaccesifringe.bpt.me and at the door on the day of the concert. Prices: $15/10.

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Carla Moore

Carla Moore
L’Arte del Arco: Fantasias, variations and assaggi for unaccompanied violin

12:00 PM Friday, June 6
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 
2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 seniors/students/SFEMS/EMA members.

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BrokenConsortAntic Faces
Music for Broken Consort by Morley and Viol Fantasies by Gibbons

12:00 PM Friday, June 6
PARISH HALL, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 
2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door or in advance. Prices: $15 General, $13 SFEMS members/seniors/students.

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IMG_0087Jarring Sounds
Songs of Love and Loss

12:00 PM Friday, June 6
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 2316 Bowditch Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Free admission, donations accepted.

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Maia-head-shotEnsemble Artemisia
The Best of Both Worlds: 17th Century German and Italian Music

12:10 PM Friday, June 6
BERKELEY PIANO CLUB - 2724 Haste Street, between College and Piedmont

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 and $10.

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BABO-on-the-FringeBay Area Baroque Orchestra
BABO on the Fringe

2:00 PM Friday, June 6
PARISH HALL, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door, for free!

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Janine Johnson

Janine Johnson
J. S. Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1

2:30 PM Friday, June 6
TRINITY CHAPEL – 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15/10.

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three-11Harmonie Universelle
The Return of the Hunt

2:30 PM Friday, June 6
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 
2425 College Avenue (at Haste)

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 students, seniors, and disabled.

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flutePeter Fisher
Masterworks for Flute Alone

3:00 PM Friday, June 6
BERKELEY CITY CLUB - 2315 Durant Avenue, between Ellsworth and Dana

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15 general, $5 people 16 and younger or 75 and older

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BoelChrisBoel Gidholm & Christopher Haritatos
From Dall’Abaco to Zappa: The violin/cello duo in the 17th and 18th centuries

3:00 PM Friday, June 6
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 students and SFEMS/EMA members.

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BRB_actionshotBurning River Baroque
Obsession and Unrequited Love…

3:30 PM Friday, June 6
PARISH HALL, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors.

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KontraBande
Pergolesi, Scarlatti and Boccherini

4:00 PM Friday, June 6
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZATION - 
2601 Durant Avenue

Tickets available in advance or at the door. Prices: $15-20.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Ilana_1934Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord
Early Morning Ragas of Byrd and Sweelinck

9:00 AM Saturday, June 7
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general, $10 students, seniors and SFEMS and WEKA members.

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JRS01Junior Recorder Society of the East Bay and the Barbary Coast Recorder Orchestra
From the Mountains to the Heavens: Music for Recorder Orchestra and Youth Recorder Ensemble

10:15 AM Saturday, June 7
SANCTUARY, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 
2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. Donation suggested.

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TeresaTamStudio_140118_2862_miniAgave Baroque with Reginald L. Mobley, countertenor
Queen of Heaven: Music of Isabella Leonarda

11:00 AM Saturday, June 7
MEMBERS’ LOUNGE, BERKELEY CITY CLUB
 - 2315 Durant Avenue, between Dana and Ellsworth

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 General Admission; $12 for SFEMS and EMA members.

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Harmonie-Universelle3Harmonie Universelle
The Last Rose

11:00 AM Saturday, June 7
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 
2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $20 general, $15 students, seniors, and disabled.

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RJAphotobyGeoffreySilverQuicksilver
Violini a due: an Italian Journey

11:30 AM Saturday, June 7
BERKELEY CITY CLUB DRAWING ROOM - 
2315 Durant Avenue, between Ellsworth and Dana

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $20 general admission; $15 students, seniors, EMA and SFEMS members.

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Zinkbut
Mini-Performance of Renaissance Music for Sackbuts and Cornetto (plus a surprise)

12:00 PM Saturday, June 7 (following the Harmonie Universelle concert)
FRONT LAWN, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 
2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Frank Jensen, sackbut; Jeff Mertens, sackbut; Scott Sterling, sackbut; Ron Cohen, cornetto

Price: Free!

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Musica Pacifica

Musica Pacifica and Friends
Concerto! Virtuoso Concertos  for diverse instruments by Bach and Telemann

12:30 PM Saturday, June 7
TRINITY CHAPEL
 - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15 general admission; $10 SFEMS, EMA, ARS members; seniors; students; and disabled.

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karen clarkVajra Voices and Angelorum led by Karen R. Clark, contralto and Cheryl Ann Fulton, harp 
Hildegard von Bingen: Music to Celebrate the Divine Feminine

1:00 PM Saturday, June 7
SANCTUARY, ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH - 
2300 Bancroft Way

Tickets available at the door. Suggested donation: $20 general admission, $15 seniors and students.

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DE-BW-poster-pic-1Silverstein-Walden Duo
Stylus Phantasticus // Avanguardia

2:00 PM Saturday, June 7
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 
2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15/10.

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passamezzo_formal1Passamezzo Moderno
Erster Theil Instrumentalischer Sachen: Johann Michael Nicolai and His Contemporaries

3:00 PM Saturday, June 7
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 
2425 College Avenue (at Haste)

Tickets: $20 suggested donation at the door, $15 in advance by donation to SFEMS for Passamezzo Moderno. (Indicate when you make your donation that it is for Passamezzo Moderno.)

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OboeBanda7Feldmusik
Die Lustige Feld-Musik: Baroque Music for Oboe Band

3:30 PM Saturday, June 7
TRINITY CHAPEL
 - 2320 Dana Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Prices: $15/10. 

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1507053_10202586781861052_557882328_nVince B. Ho
Medieval and Renaissance Keyboard Tablature / Keyboard Music of the Middle Ages

3:00 PM Workshop, Saturday, June 7
4:00 PM Concert, Saturday, June 7
ST. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA CHAPEL - 
2316 Bowditch Street, between Bancroft and Durant

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15 for lecture (including materials); $15 for concert.

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

passamezzo_formal1Passamezzo Moderno
17th Century German Chamber Music

2:00 PM Sunday, June 8
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL - 
2425 College Avenue (at Haste)

Tickets: $20 suggested donation at the door, $15 in advance by donation to SFEMS for Passamezzo Moderno. (Indicate when you make your donation that it is for Passamezzo Moderno.)

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Dimmock_Press_006Jonathan Dimmock, organist
Johann Sebastian Bach and his influence

2:00 PM Sunday, June 8
ST. ALBERT’S PRIORY CHAPEL
 - 6172 Chabot Road, Oakland

Tickets available at the door. Price: $10.

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Final_NashQuartet21Nash Baroque Ensemble
“Sweet Prospect”: 17th- and 18th-century Music of the British Isles and Colonial America

2:00 PM Sunday, June 8
LOPER CHAPEL, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - 2345 Channing Way (entrance at Dana and Durant)

Tickets available at the door. Price: $15/10.

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THE 2014 BERKELEY FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION IS PRESENTED BY
THE SAN FRANCISCO EARLY MUSIC SOCIETY AND EARLY MUSIC AMERICA.

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