Wednesday, November 13

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.
7:30–9:30PM
Music Room number 060
J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto.
650-591-3648 or www.sfems.org/mpro

 Thursday, November 14

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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Faculty Artist Series. Corey Jamason, harpsichord; and Elisabeth Reed, viola da gamba, play Music of Couperin, Marais and J.S. Bach. Inaugural performance of the Conservatory’s new French harpsichord built by John Phillips.E. Reed
8PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE, RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
415-503-6275, www.sfcm.edu

Friday, November 15

Philharmonia Baroque, Steven Fox, Guest Conductor
Steven-Fox-resized-150x150“Music from Imperial Saint Petersburg.” A program exploring early Russian Classicism, including Dmitri Bortniansky’s Sinfonia Concertante and Suite from Le fils rival, Maksym Berezovsky’s Symphony in C Major; Dmitry Bortniansky, Suite from Alcide; Johann Heinrich Facius’s Concerto for Violoncello in d minor (Tanya Tomkins, soloist), arias by Mikhail Glinka, as arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov (Anna Dennis, soprano soloist); and Yevstigney Fomin, “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Orpheus.
8PM
Miner Auditorium
SFJazz Center
201 Franklin St., San Francisco.
Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before each performance.
$25–$105
(415) 252-1288 or http://www.philharmonia.org/music-from-imperial-saint-petersburg/

 Saturday, November 16

East Bay Recorder Society
Workshop with Adam Gilbert
Adam_Pic_1Adam has planned the Workshop around the Victoria Missa Vidi speaciosam, a 6 voice piece that we can play SSATTB or ATTBBB with different sections arranged for recorders, viols, other instruments and voices. He’ll also present the motet of the same name and incorporate a few other motets by Victoria and Guerrero for various combinations of instruments and voices to round out a short “program.” More Information >
9:30AM – 4:30PM
Zion Lutheran Church
5201 Park Blvd., Oakland
Cost for registration is now $50 for EBRS/SFEMS/ARS members, $55 general, both on a “space available” basis.
For more information, contact Greta Haug‐Hryciw: gr8asf@yahoo.com; (415) 377‐4444.
Register on line

Marin Baroque, Daniel Canosa, Conductor
“Handel/Italian Journey” Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and period instrument Orchestra, , a concert of works by Georg Frideric Handel and Arcangelo Corelli, including Handel’s Dixit Dominus and others written during his stay as a young man in Italy from 1706–1710 and Corelli’s Concerto Grosso, Opus 6, No. 11. A storyteller will guide the audience through the concert with vignettes of life in Italy at that time for Handel, his music colleagues, and others. A reception immediately follows the concert.
8PM
First Presbyterian Church of San Anselmo
72 Kensington Road, San Anselmo
$25/$20/$5
415-497-6634, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/476353

 Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of November 15.
“Music from Imperial Saint Petersburg.” A program exploring early Russian Classicism, including Dmitri Bortniansky’s Sinfonia Concertante and Suite from Le fils rival, Maksym Berezovsky’s Symphony in C Major; Dmitry Bortniansky, Suite from Alcide; Johann Heinrich Facius’s Concerto for Violoncello in d minor (Tanya Tomkins, soloist), arias by Mikhail Glinka, as arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov (Anna Dennis, soprano soloist); and Yevstigney Fomin, “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Orpheus.
8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before each performance.
$25–$105
(415) 252-1288 or http://www.philharmonia.org/music-from-imperial-saint-petersburg/

Sing the Music of Hildegard von Bingen: Workshop with Karen Clark
imageIn this workshop Karen Clark outlines a process fo learning to sing the medieval mystic’s “surpassingly sweet melodies.” Using the original neumatic notation, and the early practice of rote learning, the class will sing selections from the Symphoniae.
10AM – 4PM
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave.
Albany
Contact: karen@karenrclark.com, 510.812.4518; www.karenrclark.com
Register on line >

 Sunday, November 17

Frances Feldon and Galax Quartet in “Wingin’ It”
francis-galaxWingin’ It 
features old and new music (from the early baroque as well as newly-commissioned works) that is founded in improvisational styles and uses birds and bird calls as its vehicle for musical variation. Read More >
4:30PM
The Jazzschool
2087 Addison St., Berkeley
$15/$12
Reservations recommended as space is limited.
For tickets: http://jazzschool.org/event/frances-feldon-galax-quartet/.

MusicSources
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“Vox Virginalis—Music from the Golden Age.” Gilbert Martinez, harpsichord, performs 17th-century music from Northern Europe, including works of Sweelinck, Philips, Schildt, Scheidemann, Byrd and others.
5PM
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley.
$30/$25
510-528-1685 or info@musicsources.org

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of November 15.
“Music from Imperial Saint Petersburg.” A program exploring early Russian Classicism, including Dmitri Bortniansky’s Sinfonia Concertante and Suite from Le fils rival, Maksym Berezovsky’s Symphony in C Major; Dmitry Bortniansky, Suite from Alcide; Johann Heinrich Facius’s Concerto for Violoncello in d minor (Tanya Tomkins, soloist), arias by Mikhail Glinka, as arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov (Anna Dennis, soprano soloist); and Yevstigney Fomin, “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Orpheus.
7:30PM
First Congregational
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before each performance.
$25–$105
(415) 252-1288 or http://www.philharmonia.org/music-from-imperial-saint-petersburg/

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Baroque Ensemble performs Geminiani Concerto Grosso no. 4 in D Major; Hellendaal Concerto Grosso; Locatelli Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 1, No. 5; Telemann Overture Suite Burlesque de Quixotte, TWV 55:G10.
2PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE, RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
415-503-6275, www.sfcm.edu

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