Tuesday, March 19

Josh Lee, viola da gamba and Jonathan Dimmock, harpsichord
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Noontime Concerts – Old St. Mary’s Church, SF
660 California Street
San Francisco CA 94108
(415) 777-3211
12:30PM
$5 tax deductible donation
http://noontimeconcerts.org/

Wednesday, March 20

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

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of March 15.
“The Italian Violin” Violinists Podger, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Katherine Kyme, Carla Moore are featured in Arcangelo Corelli, Concerto Grosso in D, Op. 6 No. 1; Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Violin in A, RV 348; from La cetra, Op. 9 No. 2; and Concerto for Two Violins in A, RV 519; from L’estro armonico, Op. 3 No. 5; Giovanni Mossi, Concerto for Four Violins in g, Op. 4 No. 12; Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Concerto for Violin in B-flat; and Pietro Locatelli, Concerto for Four Violins in F, Op. 4, No. 12.
8PM
Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University.
$25–$85
415-392-4400 or www.cityboxoffice.com

San Francisco Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session. New members and guests welcome.
7:30PM–9:30PM
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco.
Non-members $10 fee applied to membership. http://arssanfrancisco.org/

 Friday, March 22

Chalice Consort, Ragnar Bohlin, Director
Chalice IIITomás Luis da Victoria, Tenebrae Responsories. Published in 1585, Victoria’s famous eighteen Responsories for the Holy Week Tenebrae service have been considered one of the highest points of expressive music of the High Renaissance.
8PM
The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption
1111 Gough St., San Francisco.
$15 online; $20 at the door; Children 17 and under are free
Free parking is available at the church.
www.chaliceconsort.org; Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3335355137

Junior Bach Festival continues March 22–24. Nine concerts (all different) at several Berkeley venues feature young people performing works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
For venue and program information: 925-837-1683, JuniorBach@earthlink.net, or www.juniorbach.org.
7:30PM concert.

Saturday, March 23

Ansámbl Luython, Vince Ho, director
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perform music by Jakob Handl-Gallus, Georg Prenner, and others using specialized custom commissioned high Renaissance instruments by Eastern European luthiers. Ansámbl Luython is the USA’s premier performing group of Eastern European Renaissance and Early Baroque Music, using original instruments, pitch, and temperament.
5PM
Northbrae Community Church,
941 The Alameda, Berkeley. wheelchair accessible.
Concert followed by authentic Slovene style reception.
$25 General Admission, $20 SFEMS/Students/Seniors/Disabled
http://www.luython.com

Cal Performances
The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips director, perform works of Thomas Tallis, Gregorio Allegri, Michael Praeatorius, and Arvo Pärt.
8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana and Durant, Berkeley.
$52+
510-642-9988, www.calperformances.org

Del Valle fine Arts Series presents Archetti Baroque String Ensemble
ArchettiArchetti—which means “bow” in Italian—will be treating concert-goers to an evening of baroque masterpieces. This eight-person ensemble was formed in 2009 from the leading performers of early music in the Bay Area. The collective experience and artistry of Archetti’s members has allowed them to develop dynamic, historically-informed interpretations. In the best tradition of small baroque chamber orchestras, this group performs without a conductor.
8PM
Bankhead Theater
2400 1st St, Livermore.
$39/$32/$25
925-373-6800, http://tickets.livermoreperformingarts.org

Foothill Presbyterian Church Music Series
Flauti Dolci & Amici II. More recorder consorts and mixed ensembles from around the Bay Area: the Belmont Consort, Hotte Ayre, Music Among Friends, Concerto Celestini, Bona Speranza, and SDQ.
3PM
Foothill Presbyterian Church
5301 McKee Road, San Jose.
FoothillPC@gmail.com or 408-258-8133

Janine Johnson, fortepiano
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Works of Muzio Clementi, John Field, Joseph Haydn, and Ludwig van Beetoven on a restored Clementi square piano (ca.1820).
10:30AM and 3PM performances.
1643 Derby St, Berkeley (house concert). $15.00.
Please RSVP by email. Seating is limited. janartmuse@earthlink.net

Junior Bach Festival continues March 22–24. Nine concerts (all different) at several Berkeley venues feature young people performing works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
For venue and program information: 925-837-1683, JuniorBach@earthlink.net, or www.juniorbach.org.
2PM & 7:30PM concerts.

Marin Baroque, Daniel Canosa, Conductor
Marin Baqoque“A Legacy, Bach & Buxtehude,” Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and period instrument Orchestra perform of J.S. Bach Cantata BMV 131; Dieterich Buxtehude WV 41, WV 51; and Georg Philipp Telemann, Suite, TWV 55.
7PM
St Vincent’s Chapel
1 St. Vincent’s Drive, San Rafael
A reception for all immediately follows the concert.
$7–$35
brownpapertickets.com or 415-497-6634.

Seventh Avenue Performances
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Sunset Baroque (Noah Strick, violin, Adaiha MacAdam-Sooner, cello and Adam Cockerham, theorbo) perform music from the first half of the 17th century, including works of Dario Castello, Biagio Marini, and Mario Uccellini
7:30PM
Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church
1329 Seventh Ave., San Francisco.
Free www.sevenperforms.org

Sunday, March 24

Junior Bach Festival concludes March 22–24. Nine concerts (all different) at several Berkeley venues feature young people performing works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
For venue and program information: 925-837-1683, JuniorBach@earthlink.net, or www.juniorbach.org.
2PM & 7:30PM concerts.

Noe Valley Chamber Music presents Artists’ Vocal Ensemble with Jonathan Dimmock, Director & Organ
AVEKati Kyme and David Wilson, violins
Bach:  Motet on “Jesu, meine Freude,” Bach:  Choruses from the cantata “Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt,” Mozart:  Litaniae Lauretanae, K 109, Mozart:  excerpts from Mass in D minor, K 65/61a, Robert White:  Lamentations of Jeremiah
Church of the Holy Innocents
455 Fair Oaks, San Francisco
4PM
$18-$22.50
nvcm.org, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/272465

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