Wednesday, April 25

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

Friday, April 27

California Bach Society, Paul Flight, artistic director.
“Chandos and Chapel Royal.”
George Frideric Handel’s anthems from 1717–18 and 1727, including As Pants the Hart, The Lord Is My Light, I Will Magnify Thee; and Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened. With soprano Elspeth Franks and tenor Brian Thorsett.
8PM
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.
$30/$22/$18/$10
415-262-0272, www.calbach.org

UC Berkeley Music Department
University Baroque Ensemble, Davitt Moroney, director, performs music of Bach, Corelli, Legrenzi, and Purcell.
8PM Hertz Hall
UC Berkeley Campus.
$15/$10/$5
510-642-4864

Saturday, April 28

Chalice Consort repeats program of April 22.
John Sheppard’s Reges Tharsis and the winning selection from the Early Music Mining Conference
8PM
St. Monica’s Catholic Church
470 24th Avenue, San Francisco.
Tickets TBA www.chaliceconsort.org

California Bach Society repeats program of April 27.
“Chandos and Chapel Royal.”
8PM
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
555 Waverley St., at Hamilton, Palo Alto.

Flauti Diversi
“A Tale of Two Composers: Boismortier & D. Purcell.”
Frances Feldon, baroque flute, recorder; David Morris, violoncello, viola da gamba; and Katherine Heater, harpsichord, perform beguiling, elegant trio sonatas by Joseph Bodin de Boismorter for baroque flute, viola da gamba, and harpsichord; and fiery, quirky solo sonatas by Daniel Purcell for recorder with harpsichord and baroque cello.
7:30PM
St. David of Wales Church
5641 Esmond Ave., Richmond.
$20/$15 510-527-9029 or franfel@aol.com

San Francisco Choral Society Robert Geary, Artistic Director
G.F. Handel: Israel in Egypt, with soloists Kaileen Miller and Jennifer Paulino, sopranos; Clifton Massey, alto; Brian Staufenbiel, tenor; Nikolas Nackley and William Neely bass/baritones, and the Jubilate Orchestra.
8PM
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson, San Francisco.
$26–$32
415-392-4400

Sunday, April 29

California Bach Society repeats program of April 27.
“Chandos and Chapel Royal.”
4PM
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way at Ellsworth, Berkeley.

 Flauti Diversi repeats program of April 28.
“A Tale of Two Composers: Boismortier & D. Purcell.”
7PM
Foothill Presbyterian Church
5301 McKee Road, San Jose.
Suggested donation $10 www.foothillpc.org

Sonoma Bach
“Musica Transalpina—A 17th Century Alpine Adventure!”
Monteverdi Consort and Live Oak Baroque Orchestra, directed by Elizabeth Blumenstock, will perform a program of works by 17th-c. German and Italian composers who crossed the Alps to work in each other’s lands. Works of Bertali, Rosenmüller, and Schmelzer, including his Missa Nuptialis, featuring six voices, violin band, and viol consort.
4PM
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
16290 Arnold Drive, Sonoma.
$18/$15/$10 www.sonomabach.org

San Francisco Choral Society repeats program of April 28.
G.F. Handel: Israel in Egypt
4PM
Calvary Presbyterian Church
Fillmore & Jackson, San Francisco.

Creative Arts Series
Yuko Tanaka, fortepiano
J. C. Bach: C Minor Sonata, Op. 17, No. 2; Haydn: C Major Sonata, Hob XVI:50; Juliene Reichardt: Sonata in G Major; Mozart: A Major Sonata, K. 330
3:30PM
Resurrection Parish
303 Stony Point Road
Santa Rosa, California 95407
Donation: $15
www.CreativeArtsSeries.com or call 707-824-5611

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