Tuesday, October 18

Artists’ Vocal Ensemble (AVE), Jonathan Dimmock, Artistic Director.
“Wise and Foolish Virgins,” a program featuring a recently discovered Mass setting by Alonso Lobo based on the (also recently found) motet by Guerrero entitled Prudentes Virgines. Also on the program will be Renaissance works of Josquin and Handl, American shape note hymns, and new music from the US and Europe.
7:30PM
All Saints Episcopal Church
555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.

Wednesday, October 19

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.
7:30–9:30PM
Music Room number 060
J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto.
650-591-3648 or www.sfems.org/mpro

San Francisco Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session. New members and guests welcome.
7:30PM–9:30PM
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco.
Non-members $10 fee applied to membership. http://arssanfrancisco.org/

Friday, October 21

SFEMS presents Ensemble Caprice
“La Follia and the Gypsies.”
Mattias Maute & Sophie Larivière, recorders, Susie Napper, cello; David Jacques, violin; and Zia Tabassian, percussion, trace the musical influences of Gypsies on Renaissance and baroque composers during the 16th–18th centuries, including works of Ortiz, Falconieri, Telemann and Vivaldi. Also rarely-heard, notated Slovakian Gypsy music from the 18th century.
8PM
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer at Webster, Palo Alto.
$35/$30/$28 510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org

Saturday, October 22

SFEMS repeats Ensemble Caprice program of October 21.
“La Follia and the Gypsies.”

Mattias Maute & Sophie Larivière, recorders, Susie Napper, cello; David Jacques, violin; and Zia Tabassian, percussion, trace the musical influences of Gypsies on Renaissance and baroque composers during the 16th–18th centuries, including works of Ortiz, Falconieri, Telemann and Vivaldi. Also rarely-heard, notated Slovakian Gypsy music from the 18th century.
7:30PM
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College at Garber, Berkeley.
$35/$30/$28 510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org

Sunday, October 23

Chattanooga Chamber Music
Les Grâces
(Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Annette Bauer, recorders; Loren Ludwig, viola da gamba; and Jonathan Rhodes Lee, harpsichord), perform “Chamber Music From the Dutch Golden Age.”
3PM
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

SFEMS repeats Ensemble Caprice program of October 21.
“La Follia and the Gypsies.”

Mattias Maute & Sophie Larivière, recorders, Susie Napper, cello; David Jacques, violin; and Zia Tabassian, percussion, trace the musical influences of Gypsies on Renaissance and baroque composers during the 16th–18th centuries, including works of Ortiz, Falconieri, Telemann and Vivaldi. Also rarely-heard, notated Slovakian Gypsy music from the 18th century.
4PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St.
San Francisco.
$35/$30/$28 510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org

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