Tuesday, February 4

Sacramento Recorder Society
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Regular meeting for recorder players, with guest conductor Louise Carslake.
Newcomers welcome. Bring recorders, stand, and other early instruments. Music provided. Refreshments.
6:45–9:30PM
Friends Meeting House
890 57th St., between H and J, Sacramento.
marschif@gmail.com or at 916-685-7684.

 Wednesday, February 5

Philharmonia Baroque, Nicholas McGegan Conductor
Ya-Fei-Chuang“C.P.E. Bach and Haydn: Berlin and Vienna.” Tercentenary celebration of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s birth, featuring the composer’s Symphony in e minor, Wq 178; Keyboard Concerto in b minor, WqRobert_Levin_resized 30; and Concerto for Fortepiano and Harpsichord in E-flat Major, Wq 47, featuring husband-and-wife team Robert Levin and Ya-Fei Chuang as soloists; also, Joesph Haydn, Symphony No. 68.
8PM
Bing Concert Hall
327 Lasuen Street (at Campus Drive)
Stanford University, Palo Alto.
Presented by Stanford Lively Arts.
Tickets for Bing Concert Hall are not yet available without a subscription.

 Thursday, February 6

Philharmonia Baroque, Nicholas McGegan Conductor
Nic_Porchweb-150x150“Sessions,” an entirely new type of concert hosted by KQED’s Rachael Myrow. In this 90-minute concert, conductor Nicholas McGegan and keyboardist Robert Levin take you on a guided tour through selections fromrachaelmyrow158x225 Philharmonia’s C.P.E. Bach/Joseph Haydn concert. This is not a regular subscription concert. This short program will include spoken introductions to each piece and projected images. After the concert, stick around to socialize in the lobby, meet our musicians, and enjoy free wine generously donated by Boisset Family Estates.
8PM
Miner Auditorium
SFJazz Center
201 Franklin St., San Francisco.
All tickets $25 – including free wine!
www.philharmonia.org/sessions-with-robert-levin/

Friday, February 7

Barefoot Chamber Concerts
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Left Coast Viols (Marie Dalby Szuts, Julie Jeffrey, Josh Lee, and Lynn Tetenbaum) perform J.S. Bach’s Art of Fugue
6PM
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.
More information at http://barefootchamberconcerts.com

Cal Performances
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Venice Baroque Orchestra and Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor, perform a selection of arias by Baroque composer Nicola Porpora, whose most famous protégé was the castrato Farinelli. The orchestra also plays a rich assortment of instrumental works by Vivaldi, Veracini, and Geminiani.
8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana and Durant Sts. Berkeley.
$68+
www.calperformances.org; 510-642-9988

East Bay Chapter, ARS
Monthly playing session, conductor TBA. 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

MusicSources
Gilbert Martinez HarpsichordPiccola Morte has been Postponed! But come to a Baroque Birthday Party
Gilbert Martinez
performs the music of Buxtehude, Bach, Telemann and Fischer.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, MusicSources had to postpone the scheduled concert by the ensemble Piccola Morte. They will be performing later this season. In the mean time, we’re making an offer that is hard to refuse. February 7 is the birthday of MusicSources Artistic Director Gilbert Martinez. He’ll be performing music of Buxtehude, Bach, and Fischer. In addition, there will be refreshments offered, including Birthday Cake!
Anyone who has already purchased a ticket to Piccola Morte can come for free, and their ticket will still be good at the to be announced new date. For all others, here is our special offer:
7:30pm Refreshments, 8:00 pm Concert
St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
1501 Washington Ave, Albany
$20 general, $15 seniors, students and MusicSources members, $5 for youth under 18 years of age.
510-528-1685 or www.musicsources.org

Due to unforeseen circumstances, MusicSources has had to postpone Piccola Morte to later in the season. Current ticket holders may redeem them in several ways:
1. Come to a, “BAROQUE BIRTHDAY PARTY” for free, and redeem your ticket for the rescheduled Piccola Morte concert, or
2. Redeem your ticket at any other regular priced event in our season
3. MusicSources will also grant a full refund, just send us an email <www.musicsources.org> or call 510-528-1685.

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of February 5.
“C.P.E. Bach and Haydn: Berlin and Vienna.” Tercentenary celebration of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s birth, featuring the composer’s Symphony in e minor, Wq 178; Keyboard Concerto in b minor, Wq 30; and Concerto for Fortepiano and Harpsichord in E-flat Major, Wq 47, featuring husband-and-wife team Robert Levin and Ya-Fei Chuang as soloists; also, Joesph Haydn, Symphony No. 68.
8PM
Miner Auditorium, SFJazz Center
201 Franklin St., San Francisco.
Pre-concert lecture 45 minutes before each performance.
$25–$105
415-252-1288 or www.philharmonia.org/c-p-e-bach-haydn-in-vienna/

Saturday, February 8

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of February 5.
“C.P.E. Bach and Haydn: Berlin and Vienna.” Tercentenary celebration of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s birth, featuring the composer’s Symphony in e minor, Wq 178; Keyboard Concerto in b minor, Wq 30; and Concerto for Fortepiano and Harpsichord in E-flat Major, Wq 47, featuring husband-and-wife team Robert Levin and Ya-Fei Chuang as soloists; also, Joesph Haydn, Symphony No. 68.
8PM
First Congregational Church
Dana & Durant, Berkeley
$25–$105
415-252-1288 or www.philharmonia.org/c-p-e-bach-haydn-in-vienna/

Santa Cruz Baroque Festival
“From Lute to Uke.” A musical tour of 700 years from medieval strings to the modern guitar and ukulele, with medieval specialist Tim Rayborn, virtuoso of Renaissance to Romantic plucked strings John Schneiderman, and Ukulele Dick, performing on an array of instruments from the plucked string family. The evening concludes with a celebration of the Baroque Festival’s 40th anniversary.
7:30PM
UC Santa Cruz Recital Hall
UCSC Campus, Santa Cruz.
$23/$17/$6/$3 ($3 parking charge)
831-457-9693 or www.scbaroque.org

Silicon Valley Music Festival
Bach ConcertThe Complete J.S. Bach Flute Concertos
.  Ray Furuta, flute; Arthur Haas, harpsichord
3PM
First Lutheran Church
600 Homer Ave
Palo Alto
$20 general/$10 students
www.svmusicfestival.org

Viola da Gamba Society/Pacifica Chapter
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Stanford Viol Workshop, led by John Dornenburg and others.
A one-day workshop consisting of repertory and technique classes followed by a large group session to end the day.
9AM–4:30PM
Braun Music Center (Music Department)
Stanford University, Palo Alto.
jdrnbrg@saclink.csus.edu

Sunday, February 9

Musical Waves House Concert Series
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin and Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord
Violin sonatas of Bach, Jacquet de la Guerre, Leclair and Johann Walther
1PM
510 48th Ave, San Francisco
$20 tickets for performance and reception
Call 415/387-6890 to order tickets

Philharmonia Baroque repeats program of February 5.
“C.P.E. Bach and Haydn: Berlin and Vienna.” Tercentenary celebration of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s birth, featuring the composer’s Symphony in e minor, Wq 178; Keyboard Concerto in b minor, Wq 30; and Concerto for Fortepiano and Harpsichord in E-flat Major, Wq 47, featuring husband-and-wife team Robert Levin and Ya-Fei Chuang as soloists; also, Joesph Haydn, Symphony No. 68.
7:30PM
First Congregational
Dana & Durant, Berkeley.
$25–$105
415-252-1288 or www.philharmonia.org/c-p-e-bach-haydn-in-vienna/

Venice Baroque Orchestra with Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor.
Arias by baroque composer Nicola Porpora and instrumental works by Vivaldi, Veracini, and Geminiani.
3PM
Green Music Center
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Hall
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park.
$40–$85
http://gmc.sonoma.edu/event/1557442-venice-baroque-orchestra-and-philippe-jaroussky, tickets@sonoma.edu,
866-955-6040

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