Calendar: November 17–23, 2014

Wednesday, November 19

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
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Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.

7:30–9:30 PM
Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto
650-591-3648 or mpro-online.org

 

San Francisco Recorder Society
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Monthly playing session with guest conductor Letitia Berlin. New members and guests welcome.

7:30PM–9:30PM
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco.
Non-members $10 fee applied to membership.
For more information contact Florence Kress: 415-731-9709, arssanfrancisco.org/


Thursday, November 20

Voices of Music, David Tayler and Hanneke van Proosdij co-directors
Vivaldi square“C.P.E. Bach & Vivaldi, Virtuoso Concertos” Celebrate the 300th anniversary of C.P.E. Bach’s birth with this program of virtuoso concertos, featuring violinist Carla Moore, cellists William Skeen and Tanya Tomkins, and recorder player Hanneke van Proosdij. Works to be performed include C.P.E. Bach, Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq 170, and Cello Concerto in A Major, Wq 172; and Antonio Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in A minor, RV 358, from La Cetra, Op. 9 No. 5, and Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443.

8 PM
All Saints Episcopal Church
555 Waverley Street, Palo Alto
Adult $40, Senior/SFEMS/EMA/ARS member $35, Student with valid ID $5
Tickets
www.voicesofmusic.org


Friday, November 21

San Francisco Early Music Society presents East of the River
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“Levantera” East of the River (Nina Stern, recorder and chalumeau; Daphna Mor, recorder and ney; Tamer Pinarbasi, kanun; Jesse Kotansky, violin; and John Hadfield, percussion), perform medieval music of the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Armenia and the Middle East, featuring works from the Robertsbridge Codex, British Library manuscripts, Armenian poet and composer Sayat Nova (1712–1795), and oral tradition. The program includes early songs and traditional dances from this extraordinary region—a fascinating and beautiful repertory, the origins of which go back centuries and much of which is little known to today’s audiences. Read more!

8 PM
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer St. at Webster, Palo Alto
General $35, Seniors $32, SFEMS Members $30, Students $12
Tickets, 510-528-1725

Voices of Music, David Tayler and Hanneke van Proosdij co-directors
Vivaldi square“C.P.E. Bach & Vivaldi, Virtuoso Concertos” Celebrate the 300th anniversary of C.P.E. Bach’s birth with this program of virtuoso concertos, featuring violinist Carla Moore, cellists William Skeen and Tanya Tomkins, and recorder player Hanneke van Proosdij. Works to be performed include C.P.E. Bach, Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq 170, and Cello Concerto in A Major, Wq 172; and Antonio Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in A minor, RV 358, from La Cetra, Op. 9 No. 5, and Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443.

8 PM
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
3 Bayview Avenue, Belvedere
Adult $40, Senior/SFEMS/EMA/ARS member $35, Student with valid ID $5
Tickets
www.voicesofmusic.org


Saturday, November 22

San Francisco Early Music Society presents East of the River
East of the River_web“Levantera” East of the River (Nina Stern, recorder and chalumeau; Daphna Mor, recorder and ney; Tamer Pinarbasi, kanun; Jesse Kotansky, violin; and John Hadfield, percussion), perform medieval music of the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Armenia and the Middle East, featuring works from the Robertsbridge Codex, British Library manuscripts, Armenian poet and composer Sayat Nova (1712–1795), and oral tradition. The program includes early songs and traditional dances from this extraordinary region—a fascinating and beautiful repertory, the origins of which go back centuries and much of which is little known to today’s audiences. Read more!

7:30 PM
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College Ave. at Garber, Berkeley
General $35, Seniors $32, SFEMS Members $30, Students $12
Tickets, 510-528-1725

Voices of Music, David Tayler and Hanneke van Proosdij co-directors
Vivaldi square“C.P.E. Bach & Vivaldi, Virtuoso Concertos” Celebrate the 300th anniversary of C.P.E. Bach’s birth with this program of virtuoso concertos, featuring violinist Carla Moore, cellists William Skeen and Tanya Tomkins, and recorder player Hanneke van Proosdij. Works to be performed include C.P.E. Bach, Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq 170, and Cello Concerto in A Major, Wq 172; and Antonio Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in A minor, RV 358, from La Cetra, Op. 9 No. 5, and Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443.

8 PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco
Adult $40, Senior/SFEMS/EMA/ARS member $35, Student with valid ID $5
Tickets
www.voicesofmusic.org


Sunday, November 23

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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C.P.E. Bach anniversary celebration. Corey Jamason, harpsichord, and guest artist Jennifer Morsches, baroque cello, perform a program featuring the Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in C Major, Wq. 137, and Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in D Major, Wq. 137.

2 PM
Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE, Reservations Required
415-503-6275 or www.sfcm.edu

San Francisco Early Music Society presents East of the River
East of the River_web
“Levantera” East of the River (Nina Stern, recorder and chalumeau; Daphna Mor, recorder and ney; Tamer Pinarbasi, kanun; Jesse Kotansky, violin; and John Hadfield, percussion), perform medieval music of the Mediterranean, the Balkans, Armenia and the Middle East, featuring works from the Robertsbridge Codex, British Library manuscripts, Armenian poet and composer Sayat Nova (1712–1795), and oral tradition. The program includes early songs and traditional dances from this extraordinary region—a fascinating and beautiful repertory, the origins of which go back centuries and much of which is little known to today’s audiences. Read more!

4 PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St, at Gough, San Francisco
General $35, Seniors $32, SFEMS Members $30, Students $12
Tickets, 510-528-1725

San Francisco Recorder Society
Ostinato
“Ostinato” A concert featuring recorders and other instruments performed by members and friends of SFRS.

1 PM
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco.
$15 suggested donation to benefit SFRS and CCL
gr8asf@yahoo.com

Voices of Music, David Tayler and Hanneke van Proosdij co-directors
Vivaldi square“C.P.E. Bach & Vivaldi, Virtuoso Concertos” Celebrate the 300th anniversary of C.P.E. Bach’s birth with this program of virtuoso concertos, featuring violinist Carla Moore, cellists William Skeen and Tanya Tomkins, and recorder player Hanneke van Proosdij. Works to be performed include C.P.E. Bach, Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq 170, and Cello Concerto in A Major, Wq 172; and Antonio Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in A minor, RV 358, from La Cetra, Op. 9 No. 5, and Recorder Concerto in C Major, RV 443.

7:30 PM
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman Street, Berkeley
Adult $40, Senior/SFEMS/EMA/ARS member $35, Student with valid ID $5
Tickets
www.voicesofmusic.org

 

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Written by Jonathan Harris
San Francisco Early Music Society