Thursday, January 26

Philharmonia Baroque
Richard Egarr: Masters of the English Baroque

Baroque-era England is the setting for this program, a blend of works from native sons Matthew Locke, Henry Purcell, Thomas Arne, and William Lawes flanked by examples from England’s beloved imported son, George Frideric Handel.
Handel, Symphony from Saul, Concerto Grosso in d, Op. 3 No. 5, and “Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba” from Solomon; Locke, music from The Tempest; Purcell, Suite from The Fariy Queen; Arne, Haprsichord Concerto No. 5 in g; and Lawes, String Fantasy á 6.
8PM Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before performance.
The Center for Performing Arts
555 Middlefield Road, Atherton
$25–$85
415-392-4400 or  www.philharmonia.org/

Friday, January 27

Cal Performances
“New Faces and Old.”

Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi conductor and violin, performs baroque and Classical works, including works of Brioschi, Haydn, Scaccia, Vivaldi, Bach and Handel.

8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana and Durant, Berkeley.
$52
510-642-9988, www.calperformances.org

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of January 26.
8PM
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness & McAllister, San Francisco.
415-392-4400 or  www.philharmonia.org/

Saturday, January 28

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of January 26.
8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
415-392-4400 or  www.philharmonia.org/

Sunday, January 29

 MusicSources
“Lycanthropos: The Werewolf in Story and Song.”

Tim Rayborn, voice and multi-instrumentalist, will explore the legend of werewolves, a belief which evoked fear and wonder from the Middle East to the Balkans to Ireland, and from Classical Mediterranean civilizations to modern folklore.

7PM
Parish Hall, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave., Albany.
$30/$25, no one turned away due to lack of funds.
510-528-1685 or info@musicsources.org, www.musicsources.org

Vince B. Ho, keyboards
Keyboard music of the Augsburg Renaissance

Early Baroque Composer Christian Erbach on 1975 Stevenson Italian harpsichord after Baffo 1574 and a 1974 D.A. Flentrop Renaissance Regal. Refreshment (Bavarian) afterwards!

4–5PM
St James Episcopal Church
1540 12th Ave., Oakland.
Suggested Donation: $10 All receipts will go to the church for good cause. Plenty of parking available.
www.vincebho.net, www.stjamesoakland.org, 510-533-2136

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of January 26.
7:30PM
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
415-392-4400 or  www.philharmonia.org/

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