Wednesday, February 15

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.
7:30–9:30PM
Music Room number 060, J.L. Stanford Middle School
480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto.
650-591-3648 or www.sfems.org/mpro

San Francisco Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session. New members and guests welcome.
7:30PM–9:30PM
Christ Church Lutheran,
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco.
Non-members $10 fee applied to membership. http://arssanfrancisco.org/

Thursday, February 16

Musica Pacifica
“Dancing in the Isles—the Sequel.”
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Judith Linsenberg, recorder; Charles Sherman, harpsichord; and Shirley Hunt, gamba, perform a new program of baroque and traditional music from England, Scotland, and Ireland in Musica Pacifica’s own arrangements.
7:30PM
Ashkenaz,
1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley
www.ashkenaz.com

Sonoma Bach: Historical Dance Classes continue.
Three beginning-level classes, the first of which will introduce an Italian Renaissance dance from Caroso’s 1581 Il ballarino. Other topics will include the minuet and a Playford dance. No need to be a dancer or musician. All are welcome, but space is limited and online registration is recommended.
6:30–8PM
Arlene Francis Center
99 W. 6th St., Santa Rosa.
$20
cheryl@sonomabach.org

Friday, February 17

Barefoot Chamber Concerts
Violino Solo Senza Basso”
Carla Moore performs first sonata for unaccompanied violin and several works from Weimar that influenced Bach, plus a piece that was inspired by Bach.
6PM
Parish Hall of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.
$15/$10
Program lasts approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Light refreshments will be available.
brownpapertickets.com/event/196710 or www.BarefootChamberConcerts.com.

Magnificat, Warren Stewart, Director
“Madrigals of War & Love.”
Selections from Claudio Monteverdi’s 8th Book of Madrigals, including Hor che’l ciel e la terra, Lamento della Ninfa and Il Ballo delle Ingrate. Featuring Catherine Webster and Jennifer Ellis Kampani, soprano; Andrew Rader, countertenor; Paul Elliott and Daniel Hutchings, tenor; and Peter Becker, bass.
7:30PM (Preconcert lecture 45 minutes before performance)
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church,
751 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
$35/$28/$12
http://magnificatbaroque.com/tickets/ 800-595-4849.

WAVE (Women’s Antique Vocal Ensemble), Cindy Beitmen, Director
“The Mission Project”

A concert of Latin American colonial music at the opening event for the California Mission Studies Association Annual Conference (CMSA), featuring works of Morales, Victoria, Guerrero, Palestrina, Durón, Lopes Capillas, Franco, Padilla, Zéspedes, Araujo, et al. Guest instrumentalists include Joyce Johnson-Hamilton, cornetto & trumpet; Shirley Hunt, viola da gamba; Howard Kadis, lute & archlute; Mary Prout, viola da gamba; Aaron Westman, violin, viola. The concert will be preceded by a short keynote address followed by a Miwok Indian blessing.
7PM
Mission San Rafael
1104 5th Avenue, San Rafael.
$20/$10
www.wavewomen.org, wavewomen@netzero.net, 510-233-1479

Saturday, February 18

Live at Mission Blue
“Music of 17th-c. Spain”
HungHae Kim, harpsichord, Kevin Cooper baroque guitar, and Kevin Reed percussion perform works of Gaspar Sanz, Francisco Guerau, Santiago de Murcia, Antonio Soler, and Domenico Scarlatti.
8PM Pre-concert talk at 7:30 Mission Blue Center
475 Mission Blue Drive, Brisbane.
$20/$15 www.LiveAtMissionBlue.com

Magnificat repeats program of February 17.
“Madrigals of War & Love.”

Selections from Claudio Monteverdi’s 8th Book of Madrigals, including Hor che’l ciel e la terra, Lamento della Ninfa and Il Ballo delle Ingrate.
7:30PM
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Ellsworth & Bancroft, Berkeley.
http://magnificatbaroque.com/tickets/

Musica Pacifica repeats program of February 16
“Dancing in the Isles—the Sequel.”

Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Judith Linsenberg, recorder; Charles Sherman, harpsichord; and Shirley Hunt, gamba.
8PM
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto.
$10–$20
brownpapertickets.com/event/217929

Sunday, February 19

Magnificat repeats program of February 17.
“Madrigals of War & Love.”

Selections from Claudio Monteverdi’s 8th Book of Madrigals, including Hor che’l ciel e la terra, Lamento della Ninfa and Il Ballo delle Ingrate.
4PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.
http://magnificatbaroque.com/tickets/

Musica Pacifica repeats program of February 16
“Dancing in the Isles—the Sequel.”

Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Judith Linsenberg, recorder; Charles Sherman, harpsichord; and Shirley Hunt, gamba.
4PM
Noe Valley Chamber Music
Most Holy Innocents Episcopal Church
455 Fair Oaks Street (between 25th and 26th Streets), San Francisco.
$20
www.nvcm.org/tickets/

MusicSources
Italian harpsichordist Francesco Corti performs works of J.S. Bach and his Germanic contemporaries.
5PM
St. Mary Magdalen Parish,
2005 Berryman St., Berkeley.
$30/$25
510-528-1685 or www.musicsources.org

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