Monday, May 2

Tri-Valley Collegium
Tri-Valley Medieval & Renaissance Collegium playing session for amateur musicians, David Morris director.
7600 Dublin Blvd, suite 370
, 925-424-1209 or 925-984-4395

Tuesday, May 3

 Cal Performances
Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie Music Director
J.S. Bach, Orchestral Suite No. 1, Concerto for harpsichord in d, Sinfonia from Cantata 42, and Contrapunctus I, IV, and XIV from The Art of Fugue.
With Richard Paré, harpsichord.
Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley Campus

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

Wednesday, May 4

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, May 6

American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas Director
Antonio Lotti, Mass for Three Choirs (discovered only ten years ago) and J.S. Bach Magnificat in D.
St. Stephen’s Church
3 Bay View Ave.

Chalice Consort, Davitt Moroney Director
Tomàs Luis da Victoria’s Tenebrae Responsories
“Ever since their publication in 1585, Tomás Luis da Victoria’s famous eighteen Responsories for the Holy Week Tenebrae service have been considered one of the highest points of expressive music of the High Renaissance.  They are very rarely performed as a set, but have an extraordinarily powerful emotional effect when heard together…”  ~ Davitt Moroney
Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana Street (between Bancroft Way & Durant Avenue)
Berkeley, California
$20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students. $2 discount for advance online purchase.
Tickets: –  Online ticket sales end at 12PM, on day of concert.

East Bay Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session, Judy Linsenberg guest conductor. New members and guests welcome.
Zion Lutheran Church
5201 Park Blvd.
Oakland., 510-483-8675 or 415-472-6367

Sunset Concerts
“Banchetto Musicale.”
Flanders Recorder Quartet perform music of Dornel, Merula; Bach, Vaugn Williams, Van der Roost and Geysen, as well as Flanders’ arrangement of three pieces from circa 1400.
Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church
20 University Ave.
Los Gatos.
408-354-4560 or

Saturday, May 7

American Bach Soloists repeats program of May 6.
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant

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

Sunday, May 8

American Bach Soloists repeats program of May 6.
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant

Chamber Music San Francisco
Archetti Baroque Strings with Louise Carslake, baroque flute & recorder, and Judith Linsenberg, recorder, perform J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concertos 4 & 5, VIVALDI   Recorder Concerto in G, TORELLI  Concerto in A minor for Four Violins, CORELLI  Concerto Grosso in F major, PURCELL  Suite for Strings.

Carla Moore, violin; Cynthia Freivogel, violin; David Wilson, violin: Alicia Yang, violin; Anthony Martin, viola; Farley Pearce, cello; John Dornenburg, violone; Davitt Moroney, harpsichord; with Judith Linsenberg, recorder & Louis Carslake, recorder and flute.
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness & McAllister
San Francisco.
415-392-4400 or
Archetti is an Affiliate of the San Francisco Early Music Society