Early Music News

The Last Shall Be First

Magnificat Starts 23rd Season with Schütz’s Opus Ultimum On the weekend of October 3–5, Magnificat will open their 23rd season with the monumental Opus Ultimum of Heinrich Schütz. The performances—taking place in Palo Alto on October 3, Berkeley on...

Splendor at Versailles

From the elegant court of Louis XIV, the “Sun King,” the California Bach Society presents glorious music by three of the greatest composers of the French baroque. Performances are scheduled for 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 17, at St...

Singers’ Alert!

Singers can again look forward to a stimulating weekend of sight singing and lectures (as well as enjoying our infectious mix of good company and good food!) at the Fall 2014 Singers’ Retreat, to be held September 27–28 at the SF Theological...

Auditions Open for 2015 Junior Bach Festival

Junior Bach Festival Auditions are now open for our 62nd Festival, coming March 13–22, 2015. Solos and ensembles—all instruments and voices—are invited to apply! We are hoping for large numbers of both in the 2015 Festival! Festival auditions will...