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Calendar: September 15–21, 2014

Wednesday, September 17

UC Berkeley Music Department Noon Concert Series
Marin Marais
John Dornenburg, viola da gamba, and Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord, perform French baroque music, including works by Marais, Forqueray, Sainte-Colombe, and François Couperin.

12 PM
Hertz Hall
University of California, Berkeley
FREE
concerts@berkeley.edu

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

 


Saturday, September 20

The Albany Consort
After the windmill
“The Perils of 18th-century life…” David Wilson and Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo, violins; Vijay Chalasani, viola; Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello; Farley Pearce, violone; Marion Rubinstein, recorder; Lars Johannesson, flute; Christa Pfeiffer, soprano; and Jonathan Salzedo, harpsichord, perform works by Bach, Telemann, and Purcell on the trials of life in former times: Two works describing the dangers of travel, a musical depiction of Don Quixote, and Purcell’s world of profound melancholy.

8 PM
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto
$30/$20/$10
Tickets, 408-773-0375

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music SF Music Day
SFCM
The 7th annual SF Music Day will bring together 35+ Bay Area ensembles over two days of performances on the weekend of September 20 and 21. The program will be an eclectic array of early music, chamber music, new music, jazz, and creative music. Early music groups performing include Tanya Tomkins/Eric Zivian Duo (Saturday, 9:30 PM), Bertamo Trio (Sunday, 2:30 PM), and Jarring Sounds (Sunday, 5:30 PM).

7:30–10 PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music,
50 Oak St., San Francisco
FREE
For complete line-up www.sffcm.org/sfmusic-day/program/


Sunday, September 21

The Albany Consort
After the windmill
“The Perils of 18th-century life…” David Wilson and Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo, violins; Vijay Chalasani, viola; Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello; Farley Pearce, violone; Marion Rubinstein, recorder; Lars Johannesson, flute; Christa Pfeiffer, soprano; and Jonathan Salzedo, harpsichord, perform works by Bach, Telemann, and Purcell on the trials of life in former times: Two works describing the dangers of travel, a musical depiction of Don Quixote, and Purcell’s world of profound melancholy.

3 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1300 N St, Sacramento
$25
Tickets, 408-773-0375

Arlington Community Church Concert Series
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“Equinox,” a concert celebrating the arrival of autumn, performed by Chamber Chorus Gallimaufry with instrumentalists Peter Maund, Michelle Levy, and Shira Kammen, featuring modal music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and more.

7 PM
Arlington Community Church
52 Arlington Ave., Kensington
$18 General, $15 Students, $12 Seniors
sheenaqoj@comcast.net or acc.staff@sbcglobal.net for more information

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music SF Music Day
SFCM
The 7th annual SF Music Day will bring together 35+ Bay Area ensembles over two days of performances on the weekend of September 20 and 21. The program will be  an eclectic array of early music, chamber music, new music, jazz, and creative music. Early music groups performing include Tanya Tomkins/Eric Zivian Duo (Saturday, 9:30 PM), Bertamo Trio (Sunday, 2:30 PM), and Jarring Sounds (Sunday, 5:30 PM).

12–6:30 PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music,
50 Oak St., San Francisco
FREE
For complete line-up www.sffcm.org/sfmusic-day/program/

Written by Jonathan Harris