Wednesday, November 9

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

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Baroque Ensemble performs chamber music for strings and winds.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.

Thursday, November 10

“Les grâces françoises,”
You’re invited to a party! To celebrate the upcoming release of their new CD,
Please join us for wine, desserts, and some music from the new disc.
Space is limited, and we have already received reservations for about half of the available seats.
7:30 p.m.
Salle Pianos
1632C Market Street
San Francisco, CA
Suggested donation: $10-$15
Reservations: Contact or call 510-289-1317

Friday, November 11

Magnificat, Warren Stewart, Director
Iacomo Carissimi’s oratorios/cantatas Jepthe, Job, and Suonerá l’ultima tromba, plus mid-17th-c. Roman instrumental works.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
751 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
Preconcert lecture 45 minutes before performance
800-595-4849 or

South Bay Recorder Society
Monthly meeting, guest conductor Fred Palmer. New members and guests welcomed.
First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Ave. (at Leigh),
San Jose.
408-358-0878 or

Saturday, November 12

Baroque Etcetera
“Handel and his Influences.” Vocal and instrumental works of Handel, Scarlatti, Steffani et al.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
1823 9th St. (at Hearst), Berkeley.
$10 suggested donation
510-540-8222 or

Magnificat repeats program of November 11.
Iacomo Carissimi’s
oratorios/cantatas Jepthe, Job, and Suonerá l’ultima tromba, plus mid-17th-c. Roman instrumental works.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Ellsworth & Bancroft, Berkeley.


Choreomania: Music for the Dancing Plagues of Medieval and Renaissance Europe.”
(Annette Bauer, recorders, bells and voice; Tim Rayborn: voice, percussion, lute and citole; Shira Kammen, vielle, harp and voice; and Phoebe Jevtovic, voice) with guest multi-instrumentalist Tom Zajac, perform instrumental and vocal dance music, music of city waits, penitential prayers, tarantellas, and more.
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave.
510-528-1685 or,,

San Francisco Renaissance Voices
repeats program of November 6.
Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.

Sonoma Bach
“Lachrimæ Antiquæ.”
Live Oak Baroque Orchestra and countertenor Christopher Fritzsche perform a program of early English lute songs and consorts from John Dowland’s sensational 1604 collection, Lachrimæ Antiquæ. Co-directed by Mary Springfels and Elizabeth Blumenstock.
Pre-concert lecture 7:15PM
Holy Family Episcopal Church,
1500 E. Cotati Ave,
Rohnert Park.

Viola da Gamba Society/Pacifica Chapter
Monthly consort playing with guest coach Amy Brodo.
Players of all levels welcome.
Hillside Swedenborgian Church,
1422 Navellier Street, El Cerrito.
Newcomers please phone ahead. 510-531-1471,

Sunday, November 13

Baroque Etcetera repeats program of November 12.
St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St. (at Milvia), Berkeley

 Cal Performances
Davitt Moroney, harpsichord performs the complete French Suites of J.S. Bach.
Hertz Hall
UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley.

Cançonièr repeats Musicsources
concert program of November 12
St. Luke’s
20 University Ave, Los Gatos

Chattanooga Chamber Music
Galax Quartet (Kati Kyme & David Wilson, violin; David Morris, cello; and Roy Whelden, viola da gamba) perform J.S. Bach’s The Art of Fugue.
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

Magnificat repeats program of November 11.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.

San Francisco Renaissance Voices
repeats program of November 6.
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College Ave., Berkeley.

Sonoma Bach repeats program of November 12.
Our Lady of Guadalupe
8400 Old Redwood Hwy, Windsor.

Frank Wallace, Guitar
Guitarist/Composer Frank Wallace will perform a house concert featuring medieval and Renaissance works as well as original songs written in, or inspired by, those styles.
“Pelican’s Nest,”
900 Ashbury St. , San Francisco.
Donation of $10-15 suggested.