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Calendar: March 11–17, 2019

Wednesday, March 13 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand. 7:30–9:30 PM Trinity Church, Angus Hall 330 Ravenswood Ave. (at Laurel), Menlo Park 650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org   Friday, March 15 Fifth Street Farms presents MUSA MUSA’s mission is to present historically informed […]

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Calendar: March 4–10, 2019

Monday, March 4 Prescott Lectures This five-day lecture series will explore the fascinating and often overlooked history of music in North America before the mid-nineteenth century. The course will focus primarily on composed art music rather than the rich history of popular and folk music in North America. We will learn about five centers of […]

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Calendar: February 25–March 3, 2019

Monday, February 25 Sylvestris Quartet “Church and State” Your program is a ballot (a butterfly ballot, perhaps?), the music is democratic, and frequently spiritual… and, the reception is the concert! Borne from the church, and a microcosm of democracy, the string quartet has captivated listeners and composers alike for over two-hundred years. It is no […]

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Calendar: February 18–24, 2019

Monday, February 18 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor “Bach to the Beginning” Nola Richardson, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Zachary Wilder, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; and the American Bach Choir perform 4 of Bach’s masterpieces, Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, BWV 10; Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, […]

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Calendar: February 11–17, 2019

Friday, February 15 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor “Bach to the Beginning” Nola Richardson, soprano; Jay Carter, countertenor; Zachary Wilder, tenor; Tyler Duncan, baritone; and the American Bach Choir perform 4 of Bach’s masterpieces, Meine Seel erhebt den Herren, BWV 10; Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78; Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, […]

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Calendar: February 4–10, 2019

Tuesday, February 5 Sacramento Recorder Society Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Frances Feldon. Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments. 6:45–9:30 PM Friends Meeting House 890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento. sacrecorders.wordpress.com   Wednesday, February 6 Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor, with Alana Youssefian, […]

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Calendar: January 28–February 3, 2019

Thursday, January 31 San Francisco Conservatory of Music Master Class in baroque cello with Guy Fishman. 7:30 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sol Joseph Recital Hall 50 Oak Street, San Francisco Free, no tickets or reservations required Friday, February 1 East Bay Chapter, ARS Monthly playing session with guest conductor Frances Feldon. New members […]

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Calendar: January 21–27, 2019

Wednesday, January 23 Early Music Open Mic Night Join us for Early Music Open Mic Night in the East Bay, 4th Wednesday of every month. This is your opportunity to perform early music in a friendly cabaret style setting. Instrumentalists, singers, soloists, groups, students, youngsters, professionals — all are welcome! Please email earlymusicopenmic@gmail.com with the […]

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Calendar: January 14–20, 2019

Monday, January 14 Agave Baroque “Fire and Ice” Rich, dark timbres, experimental techniques, and extreme drama and virtuosity. It could be heavy metal… or it could be a violin sonata by Johann Paul von Westhoff, the wild 17th-century German violinist and composer. While Italy was busy acquiring its status as the center of the 17th […]

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Calendar: January 7–13, 2019

Tuesday, January 8 San Francisco Bach Choir, Magen Solomon, Director “Bach and Brew: A Musical Sing-in” SFBC is taking over Standard Deviant Brewing for an evening of socializing and singing! Enjoy a cold brew and a taste of the Bach Choir. Artistic Director Magen Solomon will lead everyone through highlights of SFBC’s May 2018 concert […]

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