Early Music News

Passions of the Pavan

Seven Tunes for Seven Tears — Plumbing the Depths of Dowland The SFEMS concert series resumes the weekend of January 10–12 with an appearance by Canada’s premier viol consort, Les Voix Humaines (Mélisande Corriveau, Margaret Little, Felix Deak...

Berlin Offers New Classes in 2020

Tish Berlin continues to offer new classes for recorder players as well as other early instrumentalists and singers. She will be offering three new classes in January and February. The classes take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, from January 8...

Kindred Spirits

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 the Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra will present a workshop directed by Judith Linsenberg entitled, “Kindred Spirits/Comparing the music of interesting pairs of composers from the Renaissance to the present...

Rejoice, Greatly! 🗓

It is always a treat when our concert series presents the splendor of a full baroque chamber orchestra, and our December presentation—a one-time-only event on Friday evening, December 13—will be something special, featuring one of the first and most...

Bolivian Baroque

Sacred song from the selva SFEMS’ Sunday afternoon series at the California Jazz Conservatory opens on October 20, with a new ensemble “Beneath a Tree” performing some rarely heard music from the Jesuit missions of eastern Bolivia. One of the...

Roses & Almonds

Music of life & love, food & drink, nature & spirituality, adventure & humor The SFEMS concert series resumes the weekend before Thanksgiving with a cornucopia of music from medieval Spain. The concert will be a joint performance by...

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