Friday, September 16

Cal Performances
Mark Morris Dance Group performs Dido and Aeneas, with music by Henry Purcell. Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorus, with Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano, and Philip Cutlip, baritone. Mark Morris, conductor.
8PM Zellerbach Hall
UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley.

Saturday, September 17

Cal Performances repeats Mark Morris Dido and Aeneas program of September 16.
8PM Zellerbach Hall
UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley.

Redwood Arts Council
The male a cappella vocal quartet New York Polyphony
performs “Tudor City” featuring works of Lionel Power (ca. 1375–1445), John Dunstable (1380–1453), Walter Lambe (ca. 1450–1504), Franz Schubert (1797–1828), and Andrew Smith (b. 1970).
Occidental Center for the Arts, Occidental.
707-874-1124 or

Seventh Avenue Performances
Les Grâces Baroque Ensemble
(Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Rebekah Ahrendt, viol; Annette Bauer, recorders; and Jonathan Rhodes Lee, harpsichord) performs a program of 17th- and 18th-century German music.
Seventh Avenue Performances,
1329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.
$25/$20,, or 415-664-2543×3

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

WAVE (Women’s Antique Vocal Ensemble), Cindy Beitmen, Director
The Mission Project.
A series of concerts to benefit the restoration of California’s historic missions, featuring music from Spain and colonial Latin America, including works of Morales, Victoria, Guerrero, Palestrina, Durón, Lopes Capillas, Franco, Padilla, Zéspedes, Araujo, et al. Guest instrumentalists include Joyce Johnson-Hamilton, cornetto & trumpet; Shirley Hunt, viola da gamba; Howard Kadis, lute & archlute; Mary Prout, viola da gamba; Aaron Westman, violin, viola.
Mission San Jose
43300 Mission Road, Fremont .
$20/$10,, 510-233-1479

Sunday, September 18

Cal Performances repeats Mark Morris Dido and Aeneas program of September 16.

Chattanooga Chamber Music
Byron Schenkman, virtuoso harpsichordist from Seattle, opens the 2011–2012 series with a program of music by D’Anglebert, Muffat, Percell, Fischer, and Bach.
Home of Kathy Perl
152 Chattanooga St. (btw Dolores & Church), San Francisco.
$20. Wine and cheese reception follows.
Space limited; please reserve in advance. 415-641-0940

WAVE repeats program of September 17
Mission Dolores, 16th and Dolores Streets, San Francisco