Wednesday, September 18
San Francisco Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session. New members and guests welcome.
Christ Church Lutheran
1090 Quintara St. (at 20th Ave.), San Francisco.
Non-members $10 fee applied to membership.
Friday, September 20
Barefoot Chamber Concerts
Wildcats/Wildkittens: Viol Consorts of Six Parts. Wildcat Viols (Joanna Blendulf, Julie Jeffrey, and Elisabeth Reed) with guest artists Hallie Pridham, Adaiha MacAdam-Somer and Gretchen Classen) perform the finest of the English 6 part viol consort repertoire, and some surprises.
Parish Hall of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.
$15/$13 18 and under free and welcome.
Program lasts approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Light refreshments will be available.
Tickets at the door or order online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/436386. More information at http://barefootchamberconcerts.com
Saturday, September 21
American Bach Soloists
“Silver Soirée,” ABS Annual Gala. Join Maestro Jeffrey Thomas and the musicians, board, and staff of American Bach Soloists as we commemorate the first 25 years of one of the most preeminent Bach ensembles in the world. Bid on fine wines, exclusive artwork, local area concert tickets, jewelry, and a trip to Florence! All proceeds benefit ABS.A Special Gala Musical Program will feature Nola Richardson, soprano; Kyle Stegall, tenor; Christopher Matthews, flute; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; William Skeen, violoncello; Corey Jamason, harpsichord; Steven Lehning, violone; and Jeffrey Thomas, director.
St. Stephen’s Church
3 Bayview, Belvedere.
The Chris Norman – David Greenberg Duo
The duo returns to the SF Bay Area for their annual concert en route to Boxwood New Zealand! Great news for all fans of this stunning pair.
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington@Curtis, 1 block off Solano Avenue
$20–children under 12 free–at the door,
Please RSVP for Concert: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, September 22
Berkeley Bach Cantata Group, Ernest Knell, conductor. Silver Jubilee Concert, featuring cantatas BWV 34, O Ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe; BWV 68, Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, and BWV 11, Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen, also known as the “Ascension Oratorio,” in which the audience may join in singing the chorale—as was the custom in Leipzig in 1735.
St. John’s Episcopal Church
1707 Gouldin Rd, Oakland.
$20 suggested donation
“Bulls, Byrds & Gibbons,” along with music by other humanoid luminaries of the medieval to Renaissance eras. This program of polyphonic airs, chansons, madrigals, and dances is played on a consort of wooden flutes in different sizes, together with viola da gamba and voice.
Lars Johannesson & Alissa Roedig, flutes; Amy Brodo, viol with special guest Louise Carslake, flute and soprano Sheila Willey.
St. John’s Episcopal Church
125 Canterbury Drive, Aptos.
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/453270, www.driftwoodconsort.org, 831-706-8408