Sunday, September 9

Chattanooga Chamber Music
Benefit Concert for Eileen Hadidian.
Performers include Healing Muses: Diana Rowan, Patrice Haan and Maureen Brennan, Celtic harps; Louise Carslake, recorder and flute; Hanneke Van Proosdij, recorder and harpsichord; and Kathy Perl, harpsichord.
Home of Kathy Perl
152 Chattanooga St. (btw Dolores & Church), San Francisco.
$40 requested minimum donation.
Reception follows. Space limited; please reserve in advance. 415-641-0940

The Handel Opera Project
Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell, and Acis & Galatea by George Frideric Handel.Performers include singers  Christa Pfeiffer, Jonathan Smucker, and Paul Murray, Kathleen Moss Miller, Martin Bell, Jennifer Paulino, Emily Markoe, and Samantha Curry. Paul Murray, Michael Mohammed, and Curtis James influence the course of events as the Sorcerer and his Warlocks. With the Jupiter String Quartet, Susie Fong at the Harpsichord, and Flutist Noah Usher.
Conducted by William G. Ludtke
Christian Science Organization Hall
2601 Durant Ave., Berkeley.
$20, 510-665-5988

 Monday, September 10

Judith Nelson Memorial Concert
A memorial concert for the baroque soprano Judith Nelson, who died of Alzheimer’s Disease on May 28, 2012. The program will include performances by Judy’s friends from the Bay Area and beyond.
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way, Berkeley. S
All welcome.
Free. Hosts: the Alan Nelson Family

Wednesday, September 12

Mid-Peninsula Recorder Orchestra
Regular meeting, for players of recorder, early winds or early strings. Bring your instrument(s) and music stand.
Music Room number 060
J.L. Stanford Middle School, 480 E. Meadow, Palo Alto.
650-591-3648 or

Thursday, September 13

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Faculty Artist Recital. Corey Jamason, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Elisabeth Reed and Christine Brandes play Mozart.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
Tickets 415-503-6275,

 Friday, September 14

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Harpsichord master class with Anthony Newman.
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.

South Bay Recorder Society
Monthly meeting, guest conductor Hanneke van Proosdij. New members and guests welcomed.
First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Ave. (at Leigh),
San Jose.
408-358-0878 or

Saturday, September 15

The new Laudemus (Rita Lilly, Phoebe Jevtovic Rosquist and Rebekah Wu) performs its debut concert: “Laudemus Virginem Mater” with music from Hildegard von Bingen, Pérotin, and Gullaume Dufay to Poulenc.
Transfiguration Episcopal
3900 Alameda De Las Pulgas, San Mateo.
Admission at the door: $20 per adult, $10 per person 18 and under; free parking available

 Sunday, September 16

St. Francis Lutheran Church Choir, Dr. David Schofield, Director Monteverdi’s Messa a Quattro da Cappella will be featured in the liturgical context of a fully sung Eucharist (Worship service. All welcome).
St. Francis Lutheran Church
152 Church Street, San Francisco.
Free will offering supports the music program.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Guest Artist Recital by harpsichordist Anthony Newman. Repertory TBA
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco.
FREE 415-503-6275,