Weekly Calendar of Early Music

Calendar: May 13–19, 2019

Friday, May 17 Cal Performances presents Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, conductor Lagrime di San Pietro (Tears of Saint Peter) Visionary director Peter Sellars returns to Cal Performances with a profound and stirring a cappella work by...

Calendar: April 22–28, 2019

Monday, April 22 Amateur Music Network Medieval Singing with Phoebe Jevtović Rosquist This workshop will focus on vocal techniques, early pronunciation, and modes, with a chance to sing some of the most rewarding repertoire the so-called dark ages...

Calendar: April 15–21, 2019

Monday, April 15 Sylvestris Quartet “The Young Romantics” Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck married in 1840 after a long romance and a family feud with Clara’s father, who happened to be Robert’s piano teacher. Both of them were major pianists...

Calendar: April 8–14, 2019

Monday, April 8 SFEMS presents the Choir of New College, Oxford, Robert Quinney, Director “I Heard a Voice” Founded in 1379, New College Choir remains one of the world’s most acclaimed choral ensembles featuring boy trebles and men...

Calendar: April 1–7, 2019

Monday, April 1 Agave Baroque “The Young Bachs” Johann Sebastian Bach had twenty children who survived to adulthood! Carl Philipp Emanuel, Wilhelm Friedemann, and Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst were all sons of the composer and his two wives...

Calendar: March 25–31, 2019

Monday, March 25 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor Johann Sebastian Bach, Passion According to St. Matthew. ABS and Thomas, “unsurpassable as a Bach interpreter” (San Francisco Classical Voice), have become closely associated with...

Calendar: March 18–24, 2019

Friday, March 22 American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas, conductor Johann Sebastian Bach, Passion According to St. Matthew. ABS and Thomas, “unsurpassable as a Bach interpreter” (San Francisco Classical Voice), have become closely associated with...

Calendar: March 11–17, 2019

Wednesday, March 13 Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand. 7:30–9:30 PM Trinity Church, Angus Hall 330 Ravenswood Ave. (at Laurel), Menlo...

Calendar: March 4–10, 2019

Monday, March 4 Prescott Lectures This five-day lecture series will explore the fascinating and often overlooked history of music in North America before the mid-nineteenth century. The course will focus primarily on composed art music rather than...

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