Monday, March 4

American Bach Soloists repeats program of March 1
Bach, Handel, & Vivaldi George Frideric Handel, Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi, Beatus vir and Concerto for Viola d’amore in D Major RV 392; and Johann Sebastian Bach, Concerto for Oboe d’amore in A Major BWV 1055.
7PM
Davis Community Church
412 C St, Davis.
$53–$18
415-621-7900; www.americanbach.org; info@americanbach.org
http://americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=468075

Tuesday, February 5

Sacramento Recorder Society
Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Joyce Johnson Hamilton. Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments.
6:45–9:15PM
Friends Meeting House
890 57th St., between H and J
Sacramento.
marschif@gmail.com

 Thursday, March 7

Voices of Music
Laurie John RGB Medium
“Bach, Biber & Buxtehude.” Laura Heimes, soprano; and John Thiessen, baroque trumpet, are featured in an exultation of Bach, an ostentation of Biber and a blush of Buxtehude, as Voices of Music celebrates the glorious music for soprano, baroque trumpet, strings and continuo, including Bach’s cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51. With Elizabeth Blumenstock, Lisa Grodin, Kati Kyme, Carla Moore, Maxine Nemerovski, William Skeen and Farley Pearce, baroque strings; David Tayler, archlute; and Hanneke van Proosdij, baroque organ.
8PM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.
$35/$30
415-260-4687 www.voicesofmusic.org

Friday, March 8

SFEMS presents Cançonièr
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“Choreomania: Music for the Dancing Plagues of Medieval and Renaissance Europe.”
Phoebe Jevtovic, voice; Shira Kammen, vielle, voice; Tim Rayborn, frame drum, hylsung, tabor, voice, citole, psaltery; Priscilla Smith; recorders, dulcian, bagpipe, voice; Tom Zajac: pipe and tabor, bagpipe, sackbut, recorder, dulce melos, jaw harp, castanets, voice, perform a program of dances, penitential songs, and other music associated with the epidemic of dancing fever that struck across Europe from the 11th through the 16th centuries.
8PM
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer at Webster, Palo Alto.
$35/$30/$28
510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org; Buy Tickets >

South Bay Recorder Society
Members’ night. New members and guests welcomed.
7:30–10PM
First Congregational Church of San Jose, 1980 Hamilton Ave. (at Leigh), San Jose.
408-358-0878 or zilbrown@aol.com

Voices of Music repeats program of March 7.
“Bach, Biber & Buxtehude.”
8PM
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
3 Bayview Avenue, Belvedere.
$35/$30
415-260-4687 www.voicesofmusic.org

 Saturday, March 9

Foothill Presbyterian Church Music Series
Flauti Dolci & Amici I. A collection of recorder consorts and mixed ensembles from around the Bay Area: Quintessence, Ensemble Sonoma, Quartetto Paradiso, Ensemble Trecento, and the Peralta Consort.
3PM
Foothill Presbyterian Church
5301 McKee Road, San Jose.
FoothillPC@gmail.com or 408-258-8133

 San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Baroque Ensemble performs George Frideric Handel’s Ariodante (concert version).
7PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE (reservations required)
415-503-6275, www.sfcm.edu

SFEMS repeats Cançonièr program of March 8.
Littlmar “Choreomania: Music for the Dancing Plagues of Medieval and Renaissance Europe.”
Phoebe Jevtovic, voice; Shira Kammen, vielle, voice; Tim Rayborn, frame drum, hylsung, tabor, voice, citole, psaltery; Priscilla Smith; recorders, dulcian, bagpipe, voice; Tom Zajac: pipe and tabor, bagpipe, sackbut, recorder, dulce melos, jaw harp, castanets, voice, perform a program of dances, penitential songs, and other music associated with the epidemic of dancing fever that struck across Europe from the 11th through the 16th centuries.
7:30PM
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College at Garber, Berkeley.
$35/$30/$28
510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org: Buy Tickets >

 San Francisco Renaissance Voices
Renaissance Dance Workshop with Judith Kennedy. Basic dance step technique and arm motions. Students will learn several dances as well. workshops are designed to accommodate both the novice and the experienced dancer. Workshop size is limited so pre-registration via San Francisco Renaissance Voices’ website is highly recommended.
9AM–5:30PM
Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.
$100 full day/$55 half day (door) $85/$45 advance
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/321367, www.SFRV.org

 Sonoma Bach
“Springtime Polyphony: Corpus Christi Mass.” Circa 1600, Robert Worth Director, performs the Mass for the Feast of Corpus Christi (Missa Pange lingua) by Josquin des Prez, motets for Corpus Christi by William Byrd, and Gregorian chants.
8PM
United Church of Christ
825 Middlefield Dr., Petaluma.
$20/$18/$12
877-914-BACH; www.sonomabach.org

Viola da Gamba Society/Pacifica Chapter
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Monthly consort playing with guest coach Shira Kammen. Players of all levels welcome.
9:15AM–4PM
Hillside Swedenborgian Community Church
1422 Navellier Street, El Cerrito
Newcomers please phone ahead. 510-531-1471, mark_bach8@hotmail.com

 Voices of Music repeats program of March 7.
“Bach, Biber & Buxtehude.”
8PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street at Franklin, San Francisco.
$35/$30
415-260-4687 www.voicesofmusic.org

Sunday, March 10

Blumenstock/Thornburgh Duo Preview their March 11 concert.
1PM, in the house concert series “Musical Waves,” near the Cliff House in San Francisco.
$20 donation. 415-387-6890 for reservations and venue details.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music repeats program of March 9.
2PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE (reservations required)
415-503-6275, www.sfcm.edu

SFEMS repeats Cançonièr program of March 8.
Littlmar “Choreomania: Music for the Dancing Plagues of Medieval and Renaissance Europe.”
Phoebe Jevtovic, voice; Shira Kammen, vielle, voice; Tim Rayborn, frame drum, hylsung, tabor, voice, citole, psaltery; Priscilla Smith; recorders, dulcian, bagpipe, voice; Tom Zajac: pipe and tabor, bagpipe, sackbut, recorder, dulce melos, jaw harp, castanets, voice, perform a program of dances, penitential songs, and other music associated with the epidemic of dancing fever that struck across Europe from the 11th through the 16th centuries.
7:30PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.
$35/$30/$28
510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org: Buy Tickets >

Voices of Music repeats program of March 7.
“Bach, Biber & Buxtehude.”
7:30PM
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
1606 Bonita Ave., Berkeley.
$35/$30
415-260-4687 www.voicesofmusic.org

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