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Calendar: February 21-27, 2022

Wednesday, February 23

Early Music Open Mic Night
A monthly event held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, Early Music Open Mic Night allows anyone an opportunity to play: both soloists and ensembles are welcome. Please email Sally Blaker at salblaker@yahoo.com  to reserve a 15-minute slot.

Time: Wednesday, February 23, 7 PM: PDT
Cost: FREE.
Venue: Hillside Swedenborgian Church, 1422 Navallier Street, El Cerrito.
More information HERE.


Friday, February 25–Sunday, February 27

Agave Baroque: Bach—All In The Family
Local favorites AGAVE explore the repertoire produced by the Bach family: from French-style orchestral suites, to a vivacious Italianate concerto, to hearty German-style music.

Time: Friday, February 25, 8 PM; Saturday, February 26, 7:30 PM; Sunday, February 27, 4 PM: PDT
Cost: $20–$55.
Venue: 2/25, First Presbyterian Church,1140 Cowper Street at Lincoln, Palo Alto; 2/26, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley; 2/27, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco.
More information HERE.


Friday, February 25–Sunday, February 27

CAL BACH: Venetian Vespers—Psalm Settings of Monteverdi, Rovetta, and Cavalli
Artistic director Paul Flight leads the California Bach Society in glorious music from 17th century Venice, featuring lesser-known treasures by Claudio Monteverdi and his disciples at St. Mark’s: Giovanni Rovetta and Francesco Cavalli.

Time: Friday, February 25, 8 PM; Saturday, February 26, 8 PM; Sunday, February 27, 3 PM: PDT
Cost: $35 (discounts for advance sales, seniors, under 30).
Venue: 2/25, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco; 2/26, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 555 Waverly, Palo Alto; 2/27, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.
More information HERE.


Friday, February 25

Musica Pacifica: A 30th Anniversary Celebration
Musica Pacifica (Judith Linsenberg, recorders; Alexa Haynes-Pilon, cello; and Charles Sherman, harpsichord) will be joined by a host of celebrity guest artists, including (but not limited to) Katherine Heater, harpsichord; Shira Kammen, strings; and Peter Maund, percussion, playing a fabulous mix of greatest hits from Musica Pacifica’s first 30 years.

Time: Friday, February 25, 6:30 PM: PDT
Cost: $25.
Venue: Hillside Swedenborgian Church, 1422 Navallier Street, El Cerrito.
More information HERE.


Sunday, February 27

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival: From Hotteterre to Hotter Jazz
The Santa Cruz Baroque Festival presents a concert that applies the improvisational stylings of Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, both to the music of his time and the modern-day “hotter jazz”.

Time: Sunday, February 27, 5 PM: PDT
Cost: $11-$28.
Venue: Peace United Church, 900 High St., Santa Cruz.
More information HERE.


Sunday, February 27

Corey Jamason, Harpsichord
Corey Jamason, Chair of the Historical Performance program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, performs a one-hour program featuring the music of Byrd, Louis Couperin, Frescobaldi, and Lou Harrison.

Time: Sunday, February 27, 2 PM: PDT
Cost: Free, but tickets must be reserved in advance.
Venue: Barbro Osher Recital Hall, Bowes Center, 200 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco.
More information HERE.

Written by Heidi Waterman