Calendar: March 16–March 22, 2020

Thursday, March 19

Mid Peninsula Recorder Orchestra, Frederic Palmer, Director ***CANCELLED***
The Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra regular meeting.

7:30 PM-9:30PM
Grace Lutheran Church
3149 Waverley Street, Palo Alto
For further information: http://mpro-online.org/
Call Frederic Palmer at (650) 591-3648


Friday, March 20

Junior Bach Festival – Concert 1 ***CANCELLED***
Join us again for the 67th year of a Bay Area tradition – 12 superb concerts, featuring the great works of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Performers are among the best music students in the Bay Area, literally virtuosos for their age!  Tickets are usually $20 general admission, $15 Seniors, $5 for students 12 and under, except in Concert 12 where ADMISSION IS FREE.  There is a FAMILY PACKAGE, where ALL family members (parents, siblings and grandparents) may attend a single concert for $50.

7:30PM
Berkeley Piano Club
2724 Haste Street, Berkeley
$20 general | $15 seniors | $5 students (12 and under)
Phone: (925) 837-1683
Email: JuniorBach@earthlink.net

Junior Bach Festival – Concert 2 ***NOTE: Concerts 1 and 2 run concurrently.******CANCELLED***
Join us again for the 67th year of a Bay Area tradition – 12 superb concerts, featuring the great works of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Performers are among the best music students in the Bay Area, literally virtuosos for their age!  Tickets are usually $20 general admission, $15 Seniors, $5 for students 12 and under, except in Concert 12 where ADMISSION IS FREE.  There is a FAMILY PACKAGE, where ALL family members (parents, siblings and grandparents) may attend a single concert for $50.

7:30PM
St. Bede’s Episcopal Church
2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park
$20 general | $15 seniors | $5 students (12 and under)
Phone: (925) 837-1683
Email: JuniorBach@earthlink.net

San Francisco Early Music Society***CANCELLED***
SFEMS’s regular concert series comes to a powerful conclusion the weekend of March 20–22 in a program of both virtuosity and depth. We will be treated to a joint appearance by two giants of their generation, violinist Rachel Barton Pine and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, who are among the finest current exponents of their instruments. They will perform a program devoted to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, including two of the composer’s sonatas for violin and harpsichord, which the duo recorded in 2017 for the Cedille label, as well as the great D-minor Partita for Solo Violin, BWV 1004, and the Ouvertüre nach Französischer Art (French Overture—Partita in B minor for solo harpsichord), BWV 831. Read more here on the artists’ notes for the program.

8:00PM
First Presbyterian Church
1140 Cowper Street at Lincoln, Palo Alto
$50 general | $45 seniors | $15 students (under age 30 with ID, available only at box office)
Email: tickets@sfems.org
Buy Tickets Online
Or Call the Box Office at 510-528-1725


Saturday, March 21

Junior Bach Festival – Concert 3***CANCELLED***
Join us again for the 67th year of a Bay Area tradition – 12 superb concerts, featuring the great works of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Performers are among the best music students in the Bay Area, literally virtuosos for their age!  Tickets are usually $20 general admission, $15 Seniors, $5 for students 12 and under, except in Concert 12 where ADMISSION IS FREE.  There is a FAMILY PACKAGE, where ALL family members (parents, siblings and grandparents) may attend a single concert for $50.

2:00PM
Christ Episcopal Church
815 Portola Road, Portola Valley
$20 general | $15 seniors | $5 students (12 and under)
Phone: (925) 837-1683
Email: JuniorBach@earthlink.net

Junior Bach Festival – Concert 4***CANCELLED***
Join us again for the 67th year of a Bay Area tradition – 12 superb concerts, featuring the great works of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Performers are among the best music students in the Bay Area, literally virtuosos for their age!  Tickets are usually $20 general admission, $15 Seniors, $5 for students 12 and under, except in Concert 12 where ADMISSION IS FREE.  There is a FAMILY PACKAGE, where ALL family members (parents, siblings and grandparents) may attend a single concert for $50.

7:30PM
Christ Episcopal Church
815 Portola Road, Portola Valley
$20 general | $15 seniors | $5 students (12 and under)
Phone: (925) 837-1683
Email: JuniorBach@earthlink.net

San Francisco Early Music Society***CANCELLED***
SFEMS’s regular concert series comes to a powerful conclusion the weekend of March 20–22 in a program of both virtuosity and depth. We will be treated to a joint appearance by two giants of their generation, violinist Rachel Barton Pine and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, who are among the finest current exponents of their instruments. They will perform a program devoted to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, including two of the composer’s sonatas for violin and harpsichord, which the duo recorded in 2017 for the Cedille label, as well as the great D-minor Partita for Solo Violin, BWV 1004, and the Ouvertüre nach Französischer Art (French Overture—Partita in B minor for solo harpsichord), BWV 831. Read more here on the artists’ notes for the program.

7:30PM
First Presbyterian Church
2407 Dana Street, Berkeley
$50 general | $45 seniors | $15 students (under age 30 with ID, available only at box office)
Email: tickets@sfems.org
Buy Tickets Online
Or Call the Box Office at 510-528-1725


Sunday, March 22

Cantata Collective***CANCELLED***
Cantata Collective  is dedicated to the performance of Bach Cantatas for the public, free of charge. With guest artists Michael Jankosky, tenor, Simon Barrad, bass, the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, and Eric Tuan as conductor, Cantata Collective Program 13 performs Christus, der ist mein Leben, BWV 95 and Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott, BWV 139. 

5:00PM
St Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St, Berkeley
Free
Phone: (510) 517-0692
Email: info@cantatacollective.org

Junior Bach Festival – Concert 5***CANCELLED***
Join us again for the 67th year of a Bay Area tradition – 12 superb concerts, featuring the great works of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Performers are among the best music students in the Bay Area, literally virtuosos for their age!  Tickets are usually $20 general admission, $15 Seniors, $5 for students 12 and under, except in Concert 12 where ADMISSION IS FREE.  There is a FAMILY PACKAGE, where ALL family members (parents, siblings and grandparents) may attend a single concert for $50.

4:00PM
Old First Presbyterian Church
1751 Sacramento St., San Francisco
$20 general | $15 seniors | $5 students (12 and under)
Phone: (925) 837-1683
Email: JuniorBach@earthlink.net

Junior Bach Festival – Concert 6***CANCELLED***
Join us again for the 67th year of a Bay Area tradition – 12 superb concerts, featuring the great works of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Performers are among the best music students in the Bay Area, literally virtuosos for their age!  Tickets are usually $20 general admission, $15 Seniors, $5 for students 12 and under, except in Concert 12 where ADMISSION IS FREE.  There is a FAMILY PACKAGE, where ALL family members (parents, siblings and grandparents) may attend a single concert for $50.

7:30PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco
$20 general | $15 seniors | $5 students (12 and under)
Phone: (925) 837-1683
Email: JuniorBach@earthlink.net

San Francisco Early Music Society***CANCELLED***
SFEMS’s regular concert series comes to a powerful conclusion the weekend of March 20–22 in a program of both virtuosity and depth. We will be treated to a joint appearance by two giants of their generation, violinist Rachel Barton Pine and harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, who are among the finest current exponents of their instruments. They will perform a program devoted to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, including two of the composer’s sonatas for violin and harpsichord, which the duo recorded in 2017 for the Cedille label, as well as the great D-minor Partita for Solo Violin, BWV 1004, and the Ouvertüre nach Französischer Art (French Overture—Partita in B minor for solo harpsichord), BWV 831. Read more here on the artists’ notes for the program.

4:00PM
Church of the Advent
251 Fell St, between Franklin and Gough, San Francisco
$50 general | $45 seniors | $15 students (under age 30 with ID, available only at box office)
Email: tickets@sfems.org
Buy Tickets Online
Or Call the Box Office at 510-528-1725

 

Written by Lorena Zapata
San Francisco Early Music Society