Friday–Sunday, January 4–6

Sonoma Bach
Baroque Strings Workshop. Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock and violist da gamba Mary Springfels team up with LOBO’s own Aaron Westman, Shirley Hunt, and Phebe Craig to direct a weekend-long workshop in baroque string techniques and repertoire
Sheraton Hotel, Petaluma, CA.
$250/$225 participant, $125 auditor.
For application details and tuition fees, sonomabach.org/cs/public/view/eventm/191

Saturday, January 5

The New Esterházy Quartet
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“Grand Concert Symphonique” Chamber versions of Ludwig van Beethoven, Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K. 414, with Eric Zivian, pianoforte; and Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 104 in D, London.
4PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street at Franklin, San Francisco.
$25/$20/$10
415-520-0611; www.newesterhazy.org.

San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Katherine McKee, Assistant Music Director
SFRV_Unmasked_Cropped_779x600Third Annual Boar’s Head Festival and Mid-Winter Gala. A 650 year old celebration, with the music of Medieval and Renaissance England. With guest artists Susan Gundunas, soprano, Diana Rowan, Celtic harp and Adam Cockerham, theorbo. This season’s festival features more audience sing-a-long and after the concert you will enjoy a feast featuring wassail, king’s cake and traditional meat and vegetable pies. Any attire is appropriate, however period costumes are especially welcome!
6:30PM (concert starts at 7:30).
Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.
$35/$30
www.SFRV.org, sfrvoices@yahoo.com

Sonoma Bach
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Live Oak Baroque Orchestra performs the “Winter” concerto from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons plus other instrumental works of Vivaldi and “Winter” by 17th-century English composer Christopher Simpson.
8PM
United Church of Christ,
825 Middlefield Rd. Petaluma.
$20/$18/$12
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Sunday, January 6

New Esterházy Quartet repeats program of January 5.
“Grand Concert Symphonique” Chamber versions of Ludwig van Beethoven, Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 12 in A, K. 414, with Eric Zivian, pianoforte; and Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 104 in D, London.
4PM
All Saints Church
555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.
$25/$20/$10
415-520-0611; www.newesterhazy.org.

East Bay Chapter, ARS
Twelfth Night Celebration and Potluck, Shira Kammen, guest conductor.
Everyone, bring your delicious offering for the potluck that follows our playing session, plus a music stand, a pencil, and your instruments. Please arrive ready to play at 4:00 pm.
Here is the scoop on the music:
Medieval & Renaissance English music about Winter – madrigals by Weelkes & Byrd, medieval English Carols, a folk tune or two, and of course some songs from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
4:00 pm
Hillside Community Church
1422 Navellier St. El Cerrito
New members and guests welcome.
shira@shirakammen.com

San Francisco Renaissance Voices repeats program of January 5.
Third Annual Boar’s Head Festival and Mid-Winter Gala. A 650 year old celebration, with the music of Medieval and Renaissance England. With guest artists Susan Gundunas, soprano, Diana Rowan, Celtic harp and Adam Cockerham, theorbo. This season’s festival features more audience sing-a-long and after the concert you will enjoy a feast featuring wassail, king’s cake and traditional meat and vegetable pies. Any attire is appropriate, however period costumes are especially welcome!
6:30PM (concert starts at 7:30).
3PM (4PM concert).
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer, Palo Alto.
$35/$30
www.SFRV.org, sfrvoices@yahoo.com

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