Monday, May 16

Tri-Valley Collegium
Tri-Valley Medieval & Renaissance Collegium playing session for amateur musicians, Shira Kammen, director.
7600 Dublin Blvd, suite 370,
$25, 925-424-1209 or 925-984-4395

Wednesday, May 18

San Francisco Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session, Judith Linsenberg guest conductor. New members and guests welcome.
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.),
San Francisco.
Non-members $10 fee applied to membership.

Friday, May 20

 Tamara Loring, harpsichord
A program of keyboard music by Louis Couperin, Jean-Henri d’Anglebert, Gaspard Le Roux, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Johann Sebastian Bach.
Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana St
Berkeley (at Bancroft)

Sonoma Early Music Festival
“The Splendors of Venice.” Sonoma Bach Choir, Faire Violls, LOBO Consort & Phebe Craig, organ, perform compositions by the organists and chapelmasters of San Marco in Venice, featuring works by Willaert, Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli, Croce, Monteverdi, and Lotti.
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
35 Liberty St.

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

Friday–Sunday, May 20–22.

Marin Headlands Workshop
East Bay Recorder Society presents its annual workshop for recorders and viols. Playing sessions with guest coaches David Barnett, Cindy Beitmen, Tom Bickley, Louise Carslake, Frances Feldon, Judy Linsenberg, Peter Maund, Farley Pearce, Tim Rayborn and Fred Palmer.
Friday evening through Sunday afternoon.
Point Bonita YMCA in the Marin Headlands, Golden Gate Recreation Area, Marin Co. Full and partial attendance possible.

Saturday, May 21

“Vespers for the Feast of the Annunciation.”
Alta Sonora; MusicSources Camerata; Don Stillman, shawms; Joyce Johnson Hamilton, cornetto; Peggy Murray and Gilbert Martinez, directors, perform Spanish Renaissance Music for double and triple choirs by Tomás Luis de Victoria.
Most Holy Redeemer Church
100 Diamond St.
San Francisco.
510-528-1685 or

San Francisco Bach Choir, Corey Jamason, Director
J.S. Bach, Mass in B Minor
With soloists Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Danielle Harrah, mezzo-soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; Paul Murray, bass; and the SFBC Baroque Orchestra, Elizabeth Blumenstock, concert master.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson
San Francisco.
415-441-4942 or

Sunday, May 22

Creative Arts Series
Larry Palmer, harpsichord, performs works of to Buxthude, Davenport, Fischer, Bach, and Spring on a harpsichord by Roberts and Brazier (Los Angeles, 1988).
Resurrection Parish
303 Stony Point Rd.,
anta Rosa.
$10–$25 at the door; all are welcome, regardless of means.
707-824-5611,, or

MusicSources repeats Victoria program of May 21.
St. Mary Magdalen Church
510-528-1685 or

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Chamber Series
Steven Schultz, flute; Lisa Weiss, violin; Katherine Kyme, viola; William Skeen, cello; and Charles Sherman, harpsichord, perform quartets by J.J. Quantz and G.P. Telemann, plus François Couperin’s’Sonade’ “La Françoise” from Les Nations.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St.
San Francisco

San Francisco Bach Choir repeats program of May 21.
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson
San Francisco
Free, pre-concert lecture (Sunday performance only). 75th Anniversary celebration follows performance.

Sonoma Early Music Festival repeats program of May 20.
Santa Rosa High School Auditorium
1235 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa.