Tuesday, November 1

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.
6:45–9:15PM
Friends Meeting House,
890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento.
marschif@gmail.com

Thursday, November 3

Sonoma Bach
Bach Talk: “Rays of Hope”
Longtime Sonoma Bach Choir baritone Dan Solter explores how composers bid farewell to the departed and give comfort to those who remain. Focusing on Sonoma Bach’s December concert repertoire, including Bach Cantata 106 & the Brahms Requiem.
7PM
Arlene Francis Center
99 W. 6th St., Santa Rosa.
FREE
877-914-BACH, www.sonomabach.org

Voices of Music
“Fairest Isle.”
Tenor Thomas Cooley performs songs of Henry Purcell. With Lisa Grodin & Carla Moore, baroque violins; Elisabeth Reed, baroque cello; Hanneke van Proosdij, harpsichord; and David Tayler, archlute.
8PM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.
$30/$25
415-260-4687, www.voicesofmusic.org

Friday, November 4

Chalice Consort, Davitt Moroney Director
The Chalice Consort performs the Requiem of Eustache du Caurroy (1549–1609).
7PM
St. Edward’s Catholic Church
5788 Thornton Ave. Newark.
Tickets at parishoffice@stedwardcatholic.org for advance purchase Tickets are available at the door

Clerestory repeats program of October 29.
7:30PM
Herbst Theater
401 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco
Tickets for this performance available through City Box Office.

A BENEFIT for MusicSources
Skeletons Copulating on a Tin Roof: Concerti for 3 and 4 Harpsichords by Bach and Wagenseil

MusicSources proudly opens its glorious season with Bach’s enduringly famous concerti for 3 and 4 harpsichords, in addition to the charming concerto for 4 harpsichords by Georg Christoph Wagenseil, heard for the first time in the Bay Area. An ensemble of period instruments will accompany soloists Kathy McIntosh, JungHae Kim, Jonathan Salzedo, Katherine Heater and Gilbert Martinez.
7:00pm
Northbrae Community Church, Haver Hall
941 The Alameda
Berkeley
$40 general (students please enquire for reduced tickets, subject to availability)
Wine and madeleines will be served after the performance
For more info:
website: www.musicsources.org
email: info@musicsources.org
phone: (510) 528-1685

SFEMS presents Baroque Band in Palo Alto
“Charlie’s Angels.”

Making their West Coast debut, Chicago’s Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, perform music from the court and era of Charles II, including works of Purcell, Blow, Croft, and Grabu.
8PM
First Lutheran Church,
600 Homer at Webster, Palo Alto.
$35/$30/$28 510-528-1725 or www.sfems.org

Saturday, November 5

Chalice Consort repeats program of November 4.
7:30PM
The Cathedral of Christ the Light
2121 Harrison St., Oakland.
$20/$15 www.eventbrite.com/event/2240908618

SFEMS presents Baroque in Berkeley
“Charlie’s Angels.”

Making their West Coast debut, Chicago’s Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, perform music from the court and era of Charles II, including works of Purcell, Blow, Croft, and Grabu.
7:30PM
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College at Garber, Berkeley.

Singers’ Retreat
Weekend workshop for singers, studying and performing works of Renaissance polyphony. Dr. William Mahrt will direct singers in works of Orlando di Lasso, in particular his Mass based on the chanson Il me suffit by Claudine Sermisy. Two day workshop includes mini-lectures, rehearsals, happy hour, snack bar, 3 catered meals, and Sunday afternoon performance.
9AM Saturday through 5:30PM Sunday.
San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo
$115 (accommodations & dinner optional)
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 510-848-5591, 510-231-2470, at leemcr@gmail.com or reprince@hotmail.com.

Voices of Music repeats program of November 3.
8PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco.

Sunday, November 6

Chalice Consort repeats program of November 4.
4PM
The National Shrine of St. Francis of Assisi
610 Vallejo St., San Francisco.
$20/$15
Children 17 and under are free. www.eventbrite.com/event/2155162148

SFEMS presents Baroque Band in San Francisco
“Charlie’s Angels.”

Making their West Coast debut, Chicago’s Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Director, perform music from the court and era of Charles II, including works of Purcell, Blow, Croft, and Grabu.
4PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.

Singers’ Retreat , William Mahrt Director
Works of Otlando di Lasso.
San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo

Voices of Music repeats program of November 3.
7:30PM
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington, Albany.