Liaison in EMA's Battle of the Early Bands
Jun
9
9:00 PM21:00

Liaison in EMA's Battle of the Early Bands

During this spirited and entertaining event, groups of outstanding emerging early music ensembles from around the country compete in various non-traditional categories (fastest song, slowest song, best cover, etc.). This event is organized and produced by EMA’s Youth Advisory Board. Come enjoy food, drink, and cheer on your favorite early band! Entry to this event is FREE and open to the public.

Each audience member will have the opportunity to purchase $5 voting chips, which will be awarded to their favorite early band at the end of the competition. The ensemble with the most votes will be awarded the grand prize.

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Nash Ensemble in the Berkeley Festival and Exhibition
Jun
8
12:30 PM12:30

Nash Ensemble in the Berkeley Festival and Exhibition

Music of Arcadia: Pastoral and Courtly Diversions of 18thc. France

With a program of poignant Airs de Cour, the cantata “Ariane et Bacchus” by Michel Pignolet Monteclair, virtuosic solos and instrumental dance suites pastorally inspired, Nash Baroque returns to Berkeley Fringe, presenting a varied program of 18thc. “Music of Arcadia.” Mezzo Soprano Danielle Sampson will be joined by Vicki Melin, traverso; Hallie Pridham, viola da gamba; Adam Cockerham, theorbo; Susie Fong, harpsichord, and Irenie Melin-Gompper, Baroque Dance for this diverting lunchtime concert.
 

Tickets available at the door. 
Price: $15 general admission/$5 students with valid ID

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Handel Opera Project: Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio
Jun
5
7:30 PM19:30

Handel Opera Project: Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio

  • 2601 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA, 94704 United States (map)
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With Eliza O'malley, Chelsea Hollow, Michael Desnoyers,Ryan Matos and Nathan Savant
Co-production by the Berkeley Chamber Opera and The Handel Opera Project
Chamber Orchestra conducted by Wm. Ludtke
General Admission $30  Students $10

he Handel Opera Project presents the operas of Handel and his contemporaries in a delightful and intimate setting.

All performances take place at 2601 Durant Ave. at Bowditch in Berkeley. The Handel Opera Project is an affiliate of the San Francisco Early Music Society. 
 

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Liaison in the Berkeley Festival and Exhibition
Jun
5
1:00 PM13:00

Liaison in the Berkeley Festival and Exhibition

One of the most exciting and varied components of every Berkeley Festival is The Fringe, a series of self-produced concerts by soloists and ensembles from around the world.

Liaison presents an Italian program on the nature of love with pieces by Monteverdi, Vivaldi, and more. Tickets at the door $20 General /$10 Students (with ID)

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Jun
16
12:30 PM12:30

Gabriela Cellini Memorial Concert

LIAISON
Susie Fong, harpsichord
Hallie Pridham, viola de gamba
Melinda Becker, mezzo soprano

  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier: Sonata for Viola da Gamba and harpsichord
  • George Frederick Handel: Leffloth viola da gamba Sonata in C Major and Irene, idolo mio, cantata, HWV 120
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier: Motets a voix seule meles de simphonies, Op. 23

 

Noontime has a mandate to enrich the cultural life of San Francisco and the Bay Area by providing live classical music programs at midday performed by professional local and internationally renowned touring artists. We do not sell tickets. Concerts are offered free to downtown workers, tourists and other visitors to The City, students, shoppers and music lovers everywhere.

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Vinaccesi Ensemble, Mechanics Institute
Aug
1
6:00 PM18:00

Vinaccesi Ensemble, Mechanics Institute

Midsummer Music at the Mechanics Institute

French and Italian Baroque

If you missed our concert for the grand opening of the Salon Dore at the Legion of Honor concert this spring--and even if you didn't--here's another chance to hear des oeuvres from the graceful French Baroque genre, plus la bella musica of the northern Italian Baroque.

Tickets and Information: 415-393-0101 

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Bay Area Classical Harmonies
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Bay Area Classical Harmonies

An Exploration into Darkness, History, and Romanticism, Symphonic and Choral Music Performance

Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Faure’s Requiem

Dracula, A Musical Thriller for Violin, Orchestra, & Narrator by Stephen Whitehead narration adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel by Jeffrey Whitehead

 Whitehead’s Three Laments on the Great War and Homage to Gloriana (Elizabeth I)

Performed by BACH Chorus and Orchestra
Andrew J. Chung, Conductor

MAY 17TH, FRIDAY @7:30PM
SAINT PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland, CA
TICKETS: $35 General (@ the door), $30 Online, $12 Students
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Bay Area Classical Harmonies
May
9
7:30 PM19:30

Bay Area Classical Harmonies

An Exploration into Darkness, History, and Romanticism, Symphonic and Choral Music Performance

Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Faure’s Requiem

Dracula, A Musical Thriller for Violin, Orchestra, & Narrator by Stephen Whitehead narration adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel by Jeffrey Whitehead

 Whitehead’s Three Laments on the Great War and Homage to Gloriana (Elizabeth I)

 Performed by BACH Chorus and Orchestra
Andrew J. Chung, Conductor

MAY 9TH, FRIDAY @7:30PM
ARLINGTON COMMUNITY CHURCH
52 Arlington Avenue, Kensington, CA
TICKETS: $35 General (@ the door), $30 Online, $12 Students
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Vinaccesi Ensemble, Chamber Music at the Legion of Honor
Apr
5
12:00 PM12:00

Vinaccesi Ensemble, Chamber Music at the Legion of Honor

Grand Reopening of the Salon Dore

Lincoln Park, 100 34th St. at Clement, San Francisco

Information:

Tickets to the exhibit: $11-21

Free admission with tickets purchased for the exhibit

Friends of the French Court: 17th and 18th century works by Couperin, Campra, Marais, Lully, Handel, and Mozart

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