Tuesday, September 6

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

Wednesday, September 7

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 www.sfems.org/mpro

Friday, September 9

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

South Bay Recorder Society
Monthly meeting, guest conductor Greta Haug-Hryciw. New members and guests welcomed.
First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Ave. (at Leigh), San Jose.
408-358-0878 or zilbrown@aol.com

SFEMS presents Catacoustic Consort & Wildcat Viols
“We Hang Our Harps Upon the Willows, Passionate cantatas from 17th-century Germany.”
Works for solo voices, viols and continuo by Franz Tunder, Matthias Weckmann, Christoph Bernhard and others—the generation of composers who flourished after Heinrich Schütz and before J.S. Bach.
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer at Webster, Palo Alto.
510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org

Saturday, September 10

New Esterházy Quartet
“Dedicated to Haydn V.”
NEQ continues its series featuring selections from the quartets dedicated Haydn, including Mozart’s K. 464 in A and cello virtuoso Bernard Romberg’s Op. 1, No. 2 in Bb from 1801, which invites the cellist to the far end of the fingerboard, as well as Haydn’s own Op. 9, No. 3 in G.
8PM St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street at Franklin, San Francisco.

SFEMS repeats Catacoustic/Wildcat program of September 9.
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College at Garber, Berkeley.
510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org

Sunday, September 11

Musica Pacifica
“Music in the Time of Vermeer,” a program of music to accompany the exhibit “Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Otterloo Collection.” Works by Sweelinck, Van Eyck, et al.
Legion of Honor museum, 34th Ave. & Clement St., San Francisco
Free after museum admission.

New Esterházy Quartet repeats program of September 10.
All Saints Church,
555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.

Pacific Collegium, Christopher Kula Director
J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass: A September Concert to commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11. The Chapel College Men and Boys Ensemble, along with soloists Tonia d’Amelio, Clifton Massey, Brian Thorsett, and Nikolas Nackley, will be joined by a period-instruments orchestra led by concertmaster Elizabeth Blumenstock.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
114 Montecito Ave., Oakland.
info@pacificcollegium.org 510-473-7736

SFEMS repeats Catacoustic/Wildcat program of September 9.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.
510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org