Tuesday, January 3
For Two to Play: Music for two harpsichords by Bach, Rameau et al.
Lillian Gordis and Eugene Petrushansky, harpsichords.
2320 Dana St, Berkeley.
Sacramento Recorder Society
Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Jerry Schwartz.
Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments.
Friends Meeting House
890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento.
Wednesday, January 4
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 www.sfems.org/mpro
Friday, January 6
Coro Hispano de San Francisco, Juan Pedro Gaffney, Director
Día de los Reyes concert, featuring Hispanic Renaissance and baroque music for the season from Advent through Epiphany, including works of Francisco Guerrero, Gaspar Fernandes, Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Juan de Araujo, et al., plus folk and popular works from Latin America.
St Mary’s College Chapel
1928 St Mary’s Rd., Moraga.
$20/$15 18 and under free.
Frances Blaker, Recorders; David Wilson, Baroque Violin; Barbara Blaker Krumdieck, Baroque Cello; Katherine Heater, Harpsichord; William Simms, Lute/Baroque Guitar
Program of Bach, Biber, Falconieri, Bertali, Colista, Detri
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave at Curtis in Albany
For Information call (510) 559-4670
Baroque Strings Workshop. Violinist Stanley Ritchie and violist da gamba Mary Springfels team up with LOBO’s own Aaron Westman, Shirley Hunt, and Phebe Craig to direct a weekend-long workshop in baroque string techniques and repertoire, culminating in a student recital on Sunday, January 8.
Angela Center, Santa Rosa.
For application details and tuition fees, visit www.sonomabach.org
Saturday, January 7
Ensemble Vermillian repeats program of January 6
Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm
655 Willowside Rd., Santa Rosa
For Information call (510) 559-4670
New Esterházy Quartet
“Dedicated to Haydn VI.” The New Esterházy Quartet renew their dedication to Haydn with two works dedicated to Haydn, one by his friend Mozart (K. 465, “Dissonant,” 1785), the other by his student Peter Hänsel (Op. 5, No. 2 ,1798). Also Haydn’s Op. 54, No. 1, 1788.
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street at Franklin, San Francisco.
San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Todd Jolly, Director
Special Performance: The Boar’s Head Festival, a 650 year old celebration, with the music of Medieval and Renaissance England. This season’s festival features more audience sing-a-long, and after the concert there will be a feast featuring wassail, king’s cake and traditional meat and vegetable pies.
Seventh Avenue Performances
329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/208304, www.SFRV.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 415-664-2543×3
Ritchie-Springfels Collective (Stanley Ritchie, baroque violin, and Mary Springfels, viola da gamba), join Aaron Westman, Shirley Hunt, and Phebe Craig for an unforgettable evening of string playing.
Angela Center Chapel, Santa Rosa. S $30 Wine and hors d’oeuvres. Fundraiser for Sonoma Bach education programs. Seating limited, so purchase tickets early.
Sunday, January 8
Coro Hispano de San Francisco repeats program of January 6
Mission Dolores basilica
3321 16th St., San Francisco.
East Bay Chapter, ARS
Twelfth Night Celebration and Potluck, Tish Berlin, guest conductor. New members and guests welcome.
Zion Lutheran Church
5201 Park Blvd., Oakland.
www.eastbayrecorders.org, 510-483-8675 or 415-472-6367
“Flutes and Flute Players through Six Centuries” – Master flutist Jeffrey Cohan~ unaccompanied ~
303 Stony Point Road, Santa Rosa 95401
$15 donation ~ free off street parking
707-824-5611, BethZucchino@aol.com, www.CreativeArtsSeries.com
New Esterházy Quartet repeats program January 7.
All Saints Church
555 Waverly St., Palo Alto.
San Francisco Renaissance Voices repeats program of January 7.
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer, Palo Alto