Calendar: October 31–November 6, 2022

Friday, November 4—Sunday, November 6

The New Esterházy Quartet: Beyond the Canon’s Range—Music by the Marginalized
Local favorites The New Esterházy Quartet, joined by eminent musicologist and cellist Elizabeth Le Guin, guide us through a program that reinvents the Classical ‘canon’ including works by Maddalena Laura Lombardini, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, José Maurício Nunes Garcia, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Florence Price.

Time: Friday, November 4, 8 PM; Saturday, November 5, 7:30 PM; Sunday, November 6, 4 PM: PDT
Cost: $20-$55.
Venue: 11/4, First Presbyterian Church,1140 Cowper Street at Lincoln, Palo Alto; 11/5, First Church Berkeley UCC (First Congregational), 2345 Channing Way; 11/6, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell Street,  San Francisco.
More information HERE.


Saturday, November 5

Marin Baroque: A Este Sol Peregrino
Marin Baroque presents music of the California Missions & Peru, Mexico, Argentino & Brazil in the 17th, 18th, & 19th centuries.

Time: Saturday, November 5, 7 PM: PDT
Cost: $20-$30.
Venue: Mission San Rafael Archangel, 1104 5th Ave., San Rafael.
More information HERE.


Saturday, November 5—Sunday, November 6

Tactus SF: CounterCulture—Music of the Marginalized
A concert of Renaissance music written by people on the fringes of society. Featuring the music of ethnic and religious minorities (Lusitano, Rossi, Byrd), some of the first women to have their music published (Assandra, Aleotti, Casulana), immigrants and indigenous peoples in the New World (Zumaya, Franco, Lienas, don Franco), and convicted criminals (Phinot, Gombert, Gesualdo), we celebrate the voices of the marginalized and oppressed.

Time: Saturday, November 5 & Sunday, November 6, 4 PM: PDT
Cost: Suggested donation: $20 in person, $5 livestream of Sunday concert (no one turned away for lack of funds).
Venue: 11/5, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 3281 16th St., San Francisco; 11/6, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington Ave., Albany .
More information HERE.

Sunday, November 6

SFCM Baroque Ensemble: Music of Caccini and Leonarda
The SFCM Baroque Ensemble’s voice and instrumental students join for a performance of two of 17th century Italy’s most unique composers: Francesca Caccini and Isabella Leonarda.

Time: Sunday, November 6, 2 PM: PDT
Cost: FREE; reservations requested.
Venue: Sol Joseph Recital Hall, 50 Oak St., San Francisco
More information HERE.

Written by Heidi Waterman