Monday, July 16

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Master class in harpsichord.
3PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Lecture Series: Jeffrey Thomas, “The Evolution of Bach’s Cantatas.”
5PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
“Academy-in-Action.” performances featuring ABS Academy participants—the next generation of early music virtuosi—as they perform Bach cantatas conducted by Academy co-director Corey Jamason, and chamber music by masters of the Baroque.
8PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street at Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$10
415-621-7900 or http://americanbach.org/sfbachfestival/

 Tuesday, July 17

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Master class in violin and viola.
3PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Lecture Series: Corey Jamason, “A Day in the Life of a Parisian Musician.”
5PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
“Academy-in-Action.” Bach Cantatas and works by Baroque masters.
8PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street at Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$10
415-621-7900 or http://americanbach.org/sfbachfestival/

SFEMS Recorder Workshop II – Faculty Concert
Tish Berlin, Vicki Boeckman, Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders; David Morris, viola da gamba and baroque cello and Katherine Heater, harpsichord
7:30pm
St. Albert’s Priory
5890 Birch Ct, Oakland, California 94618-1627
These concerts are FREE for everyone.
(near Rockridge BART) Oakland, California

 Wednesday, July 18

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Master class in voice.
3PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Lecture Series: Steven Lehning, “Henry Purcell’s Orchestra.”
5PM
San Francisco Conservatory
Free

 American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
“Academy-in-Action.”
Bach Cantatas and works by Baroque masters.
8PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music,
50 Oak Street at Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$10
415-621-7900 or http://americanbach.org/sfbachfestival/

Thursday, July 19

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Master class in violoncello, viola da gamba, violone, & contrabass.
3PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Lecture Series: Debra Nagy, “Rameau the Revolutionary.”
5PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

Friday, July 20

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Master class in winds and brass.
3PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Lecture Series: Robert Mealy, “Rameau and the Metamorphosis of the Baroque.”
5PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Masterworks Series: Rameau’s Pigmalion and Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas, performed by the ABS Academy and the American Bach Choir, under the direction of Jeffrey Thomas.
8PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street at Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$18–$40
415-621-7900 or http://americanbach.org/sfbachfestival/

SFEMS Recorder Workshop II – On Wings of Song
Come enjoy the summer in celebration of song.
Recorder Orchestra conducted by Rotem Gilbert; Faculty Recorder Consort Tish Berlin, Vicki Boeckman, Louise Carslake, Rotem Gilbert, Hanneke van Proosdij, recorders.
7:30pm
St. Albert’s Priory
5890 Birch Ct, Oakland, California 94618-1627
These concerts are FREE for everyone.
(near Rockridge BART) Oakland, California

Saturday, July 21

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Lecture Series: Robert Commanday, “A Millennium in 50 Years: The Discovery of Early Music,” about the rich history of the early music movement in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Following the lecture and joined by his colleagues and associates, Mr. Commanday’s outstanding contributions to the cultural life of Northern California will be celebrated at this special tribute.
4:30PM
San Francisco Conservatory.
Free

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Distinguished Artist Series: Ian Howell, countertenor—Voice & Viols. Songs and Consort Music by William Byrd and Henry Purcell; Fischer: Klag-Gedicht;Hoffmann, Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde; J.C. Bach; Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte; andJ.S. Bach: Gott soll allein mein Herze haben, Cantata 169.
8PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street at Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$18–$40
415-621-7900 or http://americanbach.org/sfbachfestival/

Sunday, July 22

American Bach Soloists Festival and Academy
Masterworks Series: J.S. Bach, Mass in B Minor, performed by the Academy under the direction of Jeffrey Thomas.
2PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street at Van Ness Ave., San Francisco.
$23–$50
415-621-7900 or http://americanbach.org/sfbachfestival/