Monday, April 4

American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas director
“April Follies.” Brilliant secular treasures, including J.S. Bach’s “Coffee Cantata,” “Wedding Cantata,” and Brandenburg Concerto No. 4; G.P. Telemann’s Recorder Concerto in g (US premiere) and Cantata or Funeral Music for an Artistically Trained Canary. With soloists Yulia Van Doren, soprano; Joshua Copeland, baritone; Judith Linsenberg, recorder; and Johanna Novom, violin.
Davis Community Church
412 C Street, Davis

Tri-Valley Collegium
Tri-Valley Medieval & Renaissance Collegium playing session for amateur musicians. David Morris leads participants through the rich repertoire of medieval and Renaissance music.
7:30–9:30 p.m.
7600 Dublin Blvd, suite 370
$25, 925-424-1209 or 925-984-4395

Tuesday, April 5

Sacramento Recorder Society
Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Judy Linsenberg.
Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments.
Music provided. Refreshments.
Friends Meeting House
890 57th St., between H and J,

Wednesday, April 6

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.
Music Room number 060
J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow
Palo Alto.
650-591-3648 or

Friday, April 8

Philharmonia Baroque, Nicholas McGegan Conductor
Franz Joseph Haydn’s oratorio The Creation, with soloists Dominique Labelle, soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Philip Cutlip, baritone; and the Philharmonia Baroque Chorale, Bruce Lamott, chorale director.
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness & McAllister
San Francisco.
Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before each performance.
415-392-4400 or

South Bay Recorder Society
Monthly meeting, guest conductor Sally Terris. New members and guests welcomed.
First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Ave.
(at Leigh), San Jose.
408-358-0878 or

Saturday, April 9

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of April 8.
First Congregational
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.

Viola da Gamba Society/Pacifica Chapter
Monthly consort playing with guest coach Shira Kammen. Players of all levels welcome.
Zion Lutheran
5201 Park Blvd.
Newcomers please phone ahead. 510-531-1471,

Sunday, April 10

Junior Recorder Society East Bay Chapter meeting
Hillside Swedenborgian Community Church
1422 Navellier Street
El Cerrito.

“The Wonder of the World.”
Cançonièr performs music from the time and court of Frederick II (1194–1250), including music of the troubadours and Minnesingers, the Jews and North African Moors, Italian laude, and more.
Annette Bauer: recorders, voice, and bells; Phoebe Jevtovic: voice; Shira Kammen, vielle, harp, rebec, and voice; and Tim Rayborn: voice, percussion, psaltery ‘ud, and citole
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington
510-528-1685 or

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of April 8.
First Congregational, Dana & Durant, Berkeley.