Monday, April 30

 New Esterházy Quartet performs Haydn’s Creation with guest violist Benjamin Simon.
8PM
Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison St., Berkeley
for details, tickets, and directions www.sfchamberorchestra.org/events/freight/

Tuesday, May 1

Sacramento Recorder Society
Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Frances Feldon. Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments.
6:45–9:15PM |
Friends Meeting House
890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento.
marschif@gmail.com

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Baroque Ensemble
Baroque cello class concert
12 pm
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco
Free 415-503-6275, www.sfcm.edu

Wednesday, May 2

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, May 4

American Bach Soloists, Jeffrey Thomas director.
J.S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio BWV 249
, plus cantatas Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80, with soloists Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Judith Malafronte, alto; Jon Lee Keenan, tenor; and Tyler Duncan, baritone; with the American Bach Choir.
8PM
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
3 Bay View Ave., Belvedere.
$53–$18415-621-7900
www.americanbach.org; info@americanbach.org, americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=365814

 East Bay Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session, Peter Maund guest conductor. New members and guests welcome.
7:30–10PM
Zion Lutheran Church
5201 Park Blvd., Oakland.
www.eastbayrecorders.org, 510-483-8675 or 415-472-6367

 Sonoma Bach
“Schein and Schütz: Four Months and Eighty Kilometers”
Circa 1600 and Charles Rus, organ, perform the secular music of Joahann Hermann Schein and the sacred music of Heinrich Schütz.
8PM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
35 Liberty St. Petaluma.
$18/$15/$10
www.sonomabach.org

Saturday, May 5

American Bach Soloists repeats program of May 4.
J.S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio BWV 249
, plus cantatas Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80, with soloists Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Judith Malafronte, alto; Jon Lee Keenan, tenor; and Tyler Duncan, baritone; with the American Bach Choir.
8PM
First Congregational, Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=365824

Sonoma Bach repeats program of May 4.
“Schein and Schütz: Four Months and Eighty Kilometers”

8PM
Holy Family Episcopal Church
1500 E. Cotati Ave. Rohnert Park.

Sunday, May 6

American Bach Soloists repeats program of May 4.
J.S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio BWV 249
, plus cantatas Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott BWV 80, with soloists Kathryn Mueller, soprano; Judith Malafronte, alto; Jon Lee Keenan, tenor; and Tyler Duncan, baritone; with the American Bach ChoirSt. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., San Francisco. 
americanbach.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=365852

Archetti Baroque String Ensemble, Carla Moore and John Dornenburg, directors, perform J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerti Nos. 3 and 6 and Concerto for Two Violins. Also works by Handel and Giovanni Gabrieli.
7PM
Herbst Theater
401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$44/$34 415-392-4400
www.chambermusicSF.org

Sonoma Bach
“Great-grandfathers of the Baroque.”
Charles Rus, organ, performs early Germanic masterworks for organ, including chorale fantasias by Bruhns, Scheidt and Michael Prætorius, plus works of Sweelinck (psalms from the Geneva Psalter), Scheidemann (Toccata in echo style), Dietrich Buxtehude and J.S. Bach.
4PM
Church of the Incarnation
550 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa.
$18/$15/$10 www.sonomabach.org

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