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Calendar: April 18-24, 2022

Saturday, April 23

Sanctuary Salon Concert
SFEMS presents a showcase concert with members of Nash Baroque, Musica Pacifica, and the harp and percussion duo Cheryl Ann Fulton and Peter Maund, as well as performers from the Junior Bach Festival.

Time: Saturday, April 23, 4 PM: PDT
Cost: $20-$40.
Venue: First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Street, Berkeley.
More information HERE.


Saturday, April 23

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale/Mosaic America: Bach in Bengal
Sitarist Arjun Verma, joined by musicians of the Philharmonia Baroque orchestra, premieres a new work for sitar, tabla, violin, viola, cello, and bass, as well as a new arrangement of variations on a Bach Bourrée by the late maestro Ali Akbar Khan.

Time: Saturday, April 23, 2 PM: PDT
Cost: Free, but registration is required.
Venue: Cha Chi Ming Recital Hall at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco.
More information HERE.


Saturday, April 23

Madregalia!! and the Pastyme Consort: Madrigal History Tour
The musicians of Madregalia!! and the Pastyme Consort present madrigals, part songs, and dances from Italy, Spain, Germany, France, and England.

Time: Saturday, April 23, 7:30 PM: PDT
Cost: Suggested donation $20. Students free.
Venue: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 800 Cass St., Monterey.
More information HERE.

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Saturday, April 23

SF Renaissance Voices: Renaissance Song
SF Renaissance Voices presents a concert of pieces by John Dowland, Luca Marenzio, David Ashley White, and more, featuring Christine Brandes (soprano), Liesl McPherrin (soprano), Kyle Tingzon (countertenor), Stephen Lehning (viola da gamba), Paul Holmes Morton (lute), and Don Scott Carpenter (piano).

Time: Sunday, April 17, 7:30 PM: PDT
Cost: $28.
Venue: Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 201 Eucalyptus Drive, San Francisco.
More information HERE.


Sunday, April 24

Musica Pacifica Baroque Ensemble
Calliope East Bay Music and Arts presents Musica Pacifica in “Baroque Composers Behaving Badly,” featuring pieces by Handel, Royer, Leclair, Rameau, and Telemann, among others.

Time: Sunday, April 24, 4 PM: PDT
Cost: $15-$25.
Venue: St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington Ave., Berkeley/Online.
More information HERE.


Sunday, April 24

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival: Transformed Bach
Santa Cruz BaroqueA candlelight concert featuring transcriptions of Johann Sebastian Bach pieces, including a version of the Toccata and Fugue in D minor for unaccompanied violin. A pre-concert talk will be held at 3:15; an on-site meet-the-artists reception follows for fully vaccinated donors and season ticket holders.

Time: Sunday, April 24, 4 PM: PDT
Cost: $11-$28.
Venue: Holy Cross Church, 122 High St., Santa Cruz.
More information HERE.

Written by Heidi Waterman