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Calendar: November 10–16, 2014

Monday, November 10

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Corey Jamason and Elisabeth Reed, Directors
Mozart squareConservatory Baroque Ensemble performs arias and ensemble pieces seldom-performed early Mozart operas, including La finta semplice, Bastien und Bastienne, Mitridate, Ascanio in Alba, Lucio Silla, and La finta giardiniera.

8 PM
Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St. (at Van Ness), San Francisco
Free, no tickets required
Information: 415-503-6275,  www.sfcm.edu/


Thursday, November 13

Apollo’s Fire, Jeannette Sorrell, Director
Jeannette Sorrell, squareCal Performances presents Apollo’s Fire, Jeannette Sorrell, Director, performing Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers For The Blessed Virgin, 1610.

8 PM
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way (entrance near Dana & Durant), Berkeley
$42 and up
Tickets, 510-642-9988

Musica Pacifica
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Music at Oakmont presents “In the Gardens of Spain.” Musica Pacifica (Judith Linsenberg, recorders; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; with Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo; Katherine Heater, harpsichord; and David Morris, bass viol) performs a colorful array of delicate passacalles, brilliant sonatas and vibrant dances from baroque-era Spain and its territories.

1:30 PM
Berger Center
6575 Oakmont Dr., Santa Rosa
$15
Tickets

Musica Pacifica
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Barefoot Chamber Concerts presents “In the Gardens of Spain.” Musica Pacifica (Judith Linsenberg, recorders; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; with Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo; Katherine Heater, harpsichord; and David Morris, bass viol) performs a colorful array of delicate passacalles, brilliant sonatas and vibrant dances from baroque-era Spain and its territories.

6.30 PM
Petaluma Woman’s Club
518 “B” St., Petaluma
$15 general, $13 seniors/students/SFEMS members, 18 and under admitted free and welcome. Program is approximately 75 minutes, no intermission. Light refreshments available before, during, and after the concert.
Tickets available online (recommended) or at the door.


Friday, November 14

Apollo’s Fire, Jeannette Sorrell, Director
Jeannette Sorrell, squareStanford Live presents Apollo’s Fire, Jeannette Sorrell, Director, performs Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers For The Blessed Virgin, 1610.

7:30 PM
Bing Concert Hall
327 Lasuen St., Stanford
$30–$75
Tickets, 650-724-2464

Musica Pacifica
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Barefoot Chamber Concerts presents “In the Gardens of Spain.” Musica Pacifica (Judith Linsenberg, recorders; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; with Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo; Katherine Heater, harpsichord; and David Morris, bass viol) performs a colorful array of delicate passacalles, brilliant sonatas and vibrant dances from baroque-era Spain and its territories.

6 PM
Parish Hall, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
$15 general, $13 seniors/students/SFEMS members, 18 and under admitted free and welcome. Program is approximately 75 minutes, no intermission. Light refreshments available before, during, and after the concert.
Tickets available online (recommended) or at the door.

New Esterházy Quartet
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“Masonic Brotherhood: Mozart, Haydn & Pleyel” The Santa Rosa Junior College Chamber Music Series presents the New Esterházy Quartet (Kati Kyme & Lisa Weiss, violin; Anthony Martin, viola; and William Skeen, cello) performing works by Mozart, Haydn, and Haydn’s student Ignaz Pleyel. Known today as piano builder and music publisher, Pleyel was a prolific composer, well-known in late 18th-century Europe and America. All three composers were members of Masonic lodges. The program includes Pleyel’s Quartet in D minor, Op. 8, No. 3; Haydn’s Quartet in D, Op. 50, No. 6 “The Frog;” and Mozart’s Quartet in B flat, K. 589.

8 PM
Bertolini Student Services Center
Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa
$26 (general), $15 (students with a valid ID or youth, 16 years old or younger, accompanied by an adult).
415-392-4400, www.cityboxoffice.com

South Bay Recorder Society
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Monthly meeting, guest conductor Andrew Levy. New members and guests welcome.

7:30–10 PM
First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Ave (at Leigh), San Jose
408-358-0878 or zilbrown@aol.com

 


Saturday, November 15

Academy Of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, Music Director
Richard Egarr photo: Marco BorggreveCal Performances presents the Academy Of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, Music Director, performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s Orchestral Suites.

8 PM
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way (entrance near Dana & Durant), Berkeley
$42 and up
Tickets, 510-642-9988

Marin Baroque, Daniel Canosa Music Director
Daniel Canosa 1“Sturm and Drang, Music for Uncertain Times” The 2014–15 season of the Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and period-instrument Orchestra opens with Mozart’s D Major Divertimento (K. 136), featuring the San Domenico School Virtuoso Program’s Orchestra da Camera. Marin Baroque will perform Telemann’s Overture in D major, MV 55:D18; C.P.E. Bach’s Harpsichord Concerto in D minor, Wq. 23 with soloist Yuko Tanaka , and Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis in D minor (the “Lord Nelson Mass”).

8 PM
First Presbyterian Church
72 Kensington Rd., San Anselmo
Tickets: $25 (General); $20 (Seniors & Students); $5 (Children 10 and under)
Tickets available online
Information: 415-497-6634, marinbaroque@gmail.com or www.marinbaroque.org

Musica Pacifica
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 “In the Gardens of Spain.” Musica Pacifica (Judith Linsenberg, recorders; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; with Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo; Katherine Heater, harpsichord; and David Morris, bass viol) performs a colorful array of delicate passacalles, brilliant sonatas and vibrant dances from baroque-era Spain and its territories.

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7:30 PM
Harrison Oaks Studio
Fair Oaks (near Sacramento, CA)
$20
harrisonoakstudio@gmail.com

Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord
Elaine Thornburgh“A Chromatic Fantasy” Musical Waves presents Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord, performing 17th-century English and Neapolitan chromatic music.

7:30 PM
510 48th Ave., San Francisco
$20 suggested donation for performance and artist reception
Contact ilanabardavid@gmail.com 415-387-6890 to reserve seats

 


Sunday, November 16

Mills College Music Department
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“La Danse du Cleves: Late Medieval Pop Music from England, France and Italy” Allison Zelles Lloyd, soprano & medieval harp; Shira Kammen, vielle, medieval harp, & alto; and Peter Maund, percussion, perform music of the 13th–15th centuries, including anonymous songs and dances as well as works of Guillaume de Machaut and Francesco Landini.

3 PM
Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland
$15 general, $10 seniors, Mills alumnae/alumni, and non-Mills students. Free to Mills students, faculty, staff
Tickets may be purchased at the door, or online at http://www.boxofficetickets.com (keywords: Mills College)
For more information, please visit http://musicnow.mills.edu

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Corey Jamason and Elisabeth Reed, Directors
Purcell squareConservatory Baroque Ensemble performs orchestral music of Lully, Purcell, and Mozart.

8 PM
Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St. (at Van Ness), San Francisco
Free, no tickets required
Information: 415-503-6275 www.sfcm.edu/

Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord
Elaine Thornburgh“A Chromatic Fantasy” Musical Waves presents Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord, performing 17th-century English and Neapolitan chromatic music.

2 PM
510 48th Ave., San Francisco
$20 suggested donation for performance and artist reception
Contact ilanabardavid@gmail.com 415-387-6890 to reserve seats