Thursday, October 27

Philharmonia Baroque, Nicholas McGegan conductor
“Arias for Farinelli.”

Fasch, Concerto for 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, and 2 Bassoons in d; Telemann, Concerto in D TWV 44:1 “Sinfonia Spirituosa;” Rameau, orchestral suite from La Guilande; and opera arias by Vivaldi and for Farinelli by Hasse, Porpora, and Broschi. With mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux.
8PM
Center for Performing Arts
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before each performance.
$25–$85 415-392-4400 or www.cityboxoffice.com

Friday, October 28

Barefoot Chamber Concerts
Marteau Quartet (Adam LaMotte and Greg Ewer, violins; Hillary Schoap, viola; and Tanya Tomkins, cello) plays quartets by Schubert, including the celebrated quartet in d minor, “Death and the Maiden.”
6PM
Parish Hall of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,
2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.
$15/$13 18 and under free and welcome.
Program lasts approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.
Light refreshments will be available.
www.Brownpapertickets.com/event/196691or www.BarefootChamberConcerts.com.

Farallon Recorder Quartet
“Amaryllis—Songs and Consorts from the Courts of Europe.”
Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, Louise Carslake and Annette Bauer, recorders, with guests Jennifer Paulino, soprano, and John Lenti, lute, perform works of Dowland, Byrd, Senfl, Ortiz, Gombert, Josquin, and Obrecht.
8PM
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave., Albany.
$25/$20 510-559-4670 or www.farallonrecorderquartet.com.

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of October 27.|
8PM
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness & McAllister, San Francisco.

Saturday, October 29

Clerestory
“The Cathedral and the Lady.”

A tribute to Paris’s cathedral of Notre Dame, with ethereal polyphony spanning nearly a thousand years. Harmonies from Pérotin and Machaut to Poulenc and Pärt evoke the splendor of the Gothic age.
8PM
St. Dominic’s Catholic Church
2390 Bush St., San Francisco.
$20/$10 http://www.clerestory.org

Farallon Recorder Quartet repeats program of October 28.
8PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.

Saturday, October 29

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of October 27.
8PM
First Congregational
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.

Sunday, October 30

Cal Performances
Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor, with Apollo’s Fire, Jeammette Sorrell, Director and harpsichord, perform operatic arias and instrumental music of Vivaldi and Handel.
3PM
Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley.
$60
510-642-9988, www.calperformances.org

Clerestory repeats program of October 29.
4PM
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.

Farallon Recorder Quartet repeats program of October 28.
7:30PM
Hidden Valley Music Center
Carmel Valley Road at Ford Road, Carmel Valley.

Gryphons Wild
Community School of Music and Arts Faculty Concert. Sally Terris (mezzo-soprano, recorder, harp), Ellen St. Thomas (soprano), Dale Tsang-Hall (harpsichord, mezzo-soprano), Greta Haug-Hryciw (percussion, storyteller, recorder, soprano), Anita Baldwin (guitar, soprano), Ruri Wen-Matsui (recorder) perform music from the 13th through the 17th centuries.
5PM
Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA), Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
FREE
www.arts4all.org, 650-917-6800 or www.facebook.com/gryphonswild.

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of October 27.
7:30PM
First Congregational
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Baroque Ensemble performs orchestral music of Handel, Purcell and Rameau.
2PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music,
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED) 415-503-6275, www.sfcm.edu

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