Tuesday, March 13

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of March 9.
Felix Mendelssohn, The Fair Melusine, Op. 32; Johannes Brahms, Serenade No. 2 in A, Op. 16; and Robert Schumann, Concerto for Violoncello, Op. 129, Steven Isserlis, soloist.
8PM
First United Methodist Church
625 Hamilton, Palo Alto.

Friday, March 16

California Bach Society, Amy Stuart Hunn, guest conductor.
“Draw on, Sweet Night: Madrigals across Europe.”
Works by Willbye, Isaac, Hassler, Janequin, d’India, Monteverdi, and others. With Jonathan Salzedo, harpsichord.
8PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.
$30/$22/$18/$10
415-262-0272, www.calbach.org

Sonoma Bach
“Carnival Bolognese: A Musical Feast”
Join Circa 1600 and Live Oak Baroque Orchestra, directed by Elizabeth Blumenstock, as we ‘break down the walls’ of the standard classical music concert! In the beautiful acoustics and flat-floor space of the Penngrove Clubhouse, we will create a lively, intimate experience in which audience members, provided with Italian refreshments and libations, will be mere feet from the performers as they recreate music which might have been heard at a house party in early 17th-century Bologna.
8PM
Penngrove Clubhouse
Oak St. and Woodward, Penngrove. 
www.sonomabach.org

Saturday, March 17

 California Bach Society repeats program of March 16.
“Draw on, Sweet Night: Madrigals across Europe.”
8PM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
555 Waverley St., at Hamilton, Palo Alto.

Flauti Dolci & Amici I
A collection of recorder consorts and mixed ensembles from around the Bay Area including Camerata California, SDQ, Ensemble Sonoma, and the Peralta Consort.
3PM
Foothill Presbyterian Church
5301 McKee Road, San Jose.
Suggested donation $10
www.foothillpc.org

Live at Mission Blue
Masters of the Baroque.
Jacques Ogg, harpsichord; Wilbert Hazelzet, baroque flute; and Jaap Ter Linden, cello/gamba, perform works of J.S. Bach.
8PM
Artist interview at 7:30 Mission Blue Center
475 Mission Blue Drive, Brisbane.
$20/$15
www.LiveAtMissionBlue.com

San Francisco Renaissance Voices
“An Introduction to Baroque Dance Rhythms,”
Dancer, dance scholar and choreographer Philippa Waite leads a full-day workshop in some of the basic dance steps and arm motions in the main Baroque dance rhythms: bourée & menuet in the morning session; sarabande & gigue in the afternoon.
8:30AM (see website for detailed schedule)
Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.
$100
www.SFRV.org

San Francisco Bach Choir, Corey Jamason, Artistic Director
J. S. Bach Magnificat & Vivaldi Gloria. Two glorious sunny and extroverted works: J. S. Bach’s Magnificat in D, BWV 243, and Vivaldi’s Gloria in D, RV 589. With Sara Duchovnay & Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Sara Couden, mezzo-soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; and the SFBC Baroque Orchestra.
8PM
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson, San Francisco.
$28–$15 Advance
415-441-4942 or www.sfbach.org

 Sonoma Bach repeats program of March 16.
“Carnival Bolognese: A Musical Feast”
8PM
Penngrove Clubhouse
Oak St. and Woodward, Penngrove. 
www.sonomabach.org

Sunday, March 18

California Bach Society repeats program of March 16.
“Draw on, Sweet Night: Madrigals across Europe.”

4PM
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way at Ellsworth, Berkeley.

Creative Arts Series
“God of Many Names”, Ann Marie Rigler. Liberty, Missouri Organ
Resurrection Parrish
303 Stony Point Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA
$15
www.creativeartsseries.com
; BethZucchino@aol.com; 707.824.5611

 Eugene Petrushansky, harpsichord
“A Lenten Harpsichord Recital”
Eugene Petrushansky plays a program of 17th-century keyboard music, including works of Peter Philips, d’Anglebert, Poglietti, and Froberger, on a harpsichord modeled on Italian instruments circa 1600.
4PM
Church of the Advent of Christ the King
162 Hickory St, San Francisco.

Tickets by donation.
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San Francisco Bach Choir repeats program of March 17.
4PM
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson, San Francisco.
3PM Free, pre-concert lecture (Sunday performance only)

San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Todd Jolly, Director
“The Legend of Hercules:  Music from the Court of Ferrariae”,
including works by Martini, Obrecht, Isaac and Josquin.
5PM
First Presbyterian Church
2001 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda
$25/$20
www.SFRV.org or 415-664-2543×3

 Sonoma Bach repeats program of March 16.
“Carnival Bolognese: A Musical Feast”
4PM
Penngrove Clubhouse
Oak St. and Woodward, Penngrove.
www.sonomabach.org