Monday, April 25

Tri-Valley Collegium, Peter Maund director.
Tri-Valley Medieval & Renaissance Collegium playing session for amateur musicians.
7:30–9:30 p.m.
7600 Dublin Blvd
suite 370
Dublin.
$25
collegium2011@gmail.com
, 925-424-1209 or 925-984-4395

Friday, April 29

Alice’s Renaissance String Band
Henry Purcell’s opera The Indian Queen, the romantic tale set amid a war between the Azetcs and Incas, in a staged production.
8PM
Haver Hall, Northbrae Community Church
941 The Alameda,
Berkeley.
Suggested donation $15.
salblaker@yahoo.com

Barefoot Chamber Concerts
Hallifax & Jeffrey, viols, with surprise guest artists TBA. “The Return of Forqueray— he’s back, and this time he’s bringing his friends.”
6PM
Parish Hall of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way
Berkeley.
$15/$12 18 and under free and welcome. Program lasts approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Light refreshments will be available.
www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/133207 or www.BarefootChamberConcerts.com

California Bach Society, Paul Flight Artistic Director
Motets and partsongs of Johannes Brahms and his musical forebears Bach, Schütz, Schein, and Hassler.
8PM
First Unitarian Church
1187 Franklin St. (at Geary)
San Francisco.
$30/$22/$18/$10
415-262-0272, www.calbach.org

Saturday, April 30

 Alice’s Renaissance String Band repeats program of April 29.
Same time and venue.

California Bach Society repeats program of April 29.
8PM
All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.

Piano Barocco continues.
Tamara Loring: An Ongoing Saturday Class in Baroque Style For Pianists
Casual Group Lessons

April 2, 16, 30, & May 7
1:00PM to 3:00PM
Home of Megan Madden
825 Pomona Ave.
Albany, CA
Fees:  $38 per class or $135 for the complete series of four classes
Information: 415.669.9898  or tloring@svn.net

Sunday, May 1

Cal Performances
Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie Music Director

Taking its name from the renowned string orchestra of the court of the French kings, this esteemed Canadian ensemble specializes in the vast repertoire of music for chamber orchestra, performed in the historically informed style most appropriate to each era. Bernard Labadie recently celebrated his 25th year at the head of Les Violons du Roy, and during this time he has emerged as one of the most sought-after guest conductors in North America. The group is acclaimed for the brilliance and vitality of its concerts.
Works of Handel, Gasparini, Caldara, Geminiani, Vivaldi, and Boyce. With Ian Bostridge, tenor.
3PM
Zellerbach Hall,
UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley.
$38–$80
510-642-9988, www.calperformances.org

California Bach Society repeats program of April 29.
4PM
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,
2300 Bancroft Way
Berkeley.

Junior Recorder Society East Bay Chapter meeting
4–6PM
Hillside Swedenborgian Community Church
1422 Navellier Street
El Cerrito.
510-530-3202, www.voicesofmusic.org/jrs.html

Doris Williams, soprano & lute, Howard Kadis, lute, and Jonathan Harris, recorder repeat program of April 17.
3PM
Foothills Presbyterian Church,
5301 McKee Road, San Jose.
$10
408-258-8133

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