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2016

Sunday,
June 11
3:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

Congregation Beth Am

Presents the Jewish Music & Poetry Project

with music by

Derek Bermel, Lajos Delej, Gyorgy Justus, Erich Korngold, Sandor Vandor, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Kurt Weill, and

"Mein blaues Klavier" by David Garner

from E4TT's CD "Surviving: Women's Words"

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

with Dale Tsang, pianist

Congregation Beth Am
26790 Aratstradero
Los  Altos, CA
(650) 493-4661
Info@E4TT.org


 
Sunday,
June 4,
4:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

performs

56x54 Redux: The Second Call for Scores Concert

U.S. Premiere of works by Eden Lonsdale, Alexander Skripko, and Martyna Kosecka

West Coast Premiere of works by Molly Joyce and Christopher Wicks

Works by Grace Xu Schott, Daniel Mehdizadeh,  Stephen Mitton

 Alden Jenks and Justin Henry Rubin

Pre-concert Composer Talk: at 3:30 p.m. with Alden Jenks and Christopher Wicks

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

with Dale Tsang, pianist

Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento St.
SF, CA 
Tickets: $5-23
415 (474-1608)
www.oldfirstconcerts.org


 
Sunday,
April 30,
2:00 p.m.

Handel Opera Project 

presents

Music by Mozart

With Vanessa Aldridge, Elizabeth Baker, Kathleen Moss-Miller, Eliza O'Malley, Katherine Gray, and David Peterson

Victor Romasevich and Michael Jones, violins, Paul Rhodes, cello 

William Ludtke organ

First Church of Christ Scientist
2619 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA
510 665-5988
www.thehandeloperaproject.org

donations accepted
 
Saturday, April 8,
7:30 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

presents

The "Guernica" Project

Music by

Jeffrey Hoover, David Garner, Derek Bermel, Mercedes Zavala, and MarioCarro

and 

"Guernica" by Jeffrey Hoover: World Premiere

with Zazpiak Bat Dancers

and historical images from the Museo de la Paz de Gernika-Lumo

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright, violinst Dawn Harms, and Dale Tsang, pianist

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez St.
SF, CA
Tickets: $30/20
Info and Tickets: guernica.eventbrite.com

 
Sunday,
April 2,
3:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

presents

Preview: The "Guernica" Project

Music by

Music by

Jeffrey Hoover, David Garner, Derek Bermel, Mercedes Zavala, and MarioCarro

and 

"Guernica" by Jeffrey Hoover: World Premiere

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright, violinst Dawn Harms, and Dale Tsang, pianist

Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts
1537 Euclid Ave.
Berkeley, CA 
Tickets: $20
www.maybeckstudio.org



 
Friday, January 27,
6:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

at

The Presidio Sessions 

sponsored by the Presidio Trust and SF Friends of Chamber Music

Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

with

Music by

Henriette Bosmans, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lajos Delej, Erich Korngold, Naftali Schindler, Sandor Vandor and Franz Waxman

by David Garner

Hans Winte

from E4TT's CD "Surviving: Women's Words"

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

with Dale Tsang, pianist

Presidio Sessions
Presidio Officer's Club
50 Moraga Ave.
San Francisco, CA
info@E4TT.org

free


 
Tuesday, January 17,
12:30 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

at

Noontime Concerts

in

"International/Modern"

Music by

Call for Scores composers Polina Nazaykinskaya and Klaus Miehling, 

Plus works by Franz Waxman Erich Kornogld, Henriette Bosmans,  Sandor Vandor and Lajos Delej

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

with Dale Tsang, pianist

Noontime Concerts
Old St. Mary's Cathedral
660 California St.
San Francisco, CA 
info@noontimeconcerts.org
noontime concerts.org

free
 
Sunday,
Dec. 18,
2:00 p.m.

Christmas Concert

 Selections from Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Handel's Messiah, and Vivialdi's Gloria

and by Bruckner and Ludtke, plus

Seasonal Favorites

With Elizabeth Baker, Kathleen Moss-Miller, mezzo-sopranos. Eliza O'Malley, Katherine Gray, soprano, David Oorbeck, tenor, David Peterson, bass, and William Ludtke organist

First Church of Christ Scientist
2619 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA
free  
 
Sunday, October 30,
3:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

presents

56x54 #1: 2016 Call for Scores Concert No. 1

Music by

Roger Ames, Craig Carnahan, Emily Doolittle. Christopher Hopkins, Justin Merritt, Naftali Schindler, Bob Sieber, Bob, Smoragiewic;

and 

"Mein blaues Klavier" by David Garner

from E4TT's CD "Surviving: Women's Words"

with cellist Anne Lerner-Wright

with Dale Tsang, pianist

Berkeley Piano Club
2724 Haste St.
Berkeley, CA 9470
Tickets: $20/15
www.E4TT.org
tickets@E4TT.org


 
Thursday,
October 27,
12:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

  presents

56x54 #1: 2016 Call for Scores Concert No. 1

(Preview)

Music by 

Roger Ames, Craig Carnahan, Emily Doolittle. Christopher Hopkins, Justin Merritt, Naftali Schindler, Bob Sieber, Bob, Smoragiewicz 

Plus

"Mein blaues Klavier" by David Garner

from E4TT's CD "Surviving: Women's Words

with guest cellist Anne Lerner-Wright and

Dale Tsang, pianist

Music Department
Room G189
Laney College 
900 Fallon St.
Oakland, CA

free
 
Fri.-Sun.,
June 26-28

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

a project of Ensemble for These Times

6/26: Concert at the Galicia Jewish Museum

6/27: Lecture-Recital at the JCC Krakow;

With Dr. Teryl Dobbs 

(of Performing the Jewish Archive)

6/28:Workshop at the JCC Krakow

with Dale Tsang, pianist

Galicia Jewish Museum
&
JCC Krakow
Krakow, Poland
 
Saturday, June 11, 8:00 p.m.

Trinity Chamber Concerts

presents

Ensemble for These Times

and the Jewish Music & Poetry Project in

World premieres of:

Emma Logan: Songs from the Book of Light 

Judith Shatin: A Line-Storm Song

Martha Stoddard: Hurt Hawks

and works by Feldschuh, Melinda Wagner, Garner (CD selections), Sarah Kirkland Snider, Harbison, Delej


with Dale Tsang, piano 
guest artist Anne Lerner-Wright, cello 

Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana St.
Berkeley, CA
Tickets: $20 general/ $15
510-549-3864




Thursday, June 2, 12:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

and the Jewish Music & Poetry Project

perform

CD Selections + Krakow Tour Preview

Songs by Hans Winterberg and Frederic Scharaf

Piano solos by Lajos Delej and Josima Feldschuh

Cafe Europa 

Berkeley Arts Festival

2133 University Ave.Berkeley



Tuesday, May 31, 12:30 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

at

Noontime Concerts

CD Selections
Plus songs by Hans Winterberg, and newly rediscovered piano music by Lajos Delej

with Dale Tsang, piano
guest artist Anne Lerner-Wright, cello

Noontime Concerts
Old St. Mary's Cathedral

660 California St.

Free


APRIL 8

CD RELEASE  

of

Surviving: Women's Words 

on Centaur Records

Chanson fuer Morgen, Phoenix, Mein blaues Klavier and Such Innocent Words

from the Jewish Music & Poetry Project &

Ensemble for These Times

Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Dale Tsang, piano; Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

Available from directly from E4TT

from Centaur, or Arkiv Music

from Amazon, etc.

Centaur CRC 3490

Monday, April 4, 8:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

David Garner: Faculty Artist Series

Mein blaues Klavier: Nanette McGuinness, soprano, Laura Gaynon, cello, and Dale Tsang, piano (Ensemble for These Times)

Mary Pleasant at Land's End: Julie Adams, soprano; Crystal Philippi mezzo-soprano, Michael Jankosky, tenor; Philip Skinner, bass-baritone; Kevin Korth, piano; Mark Hernandez, narration

Judith Masur Songs: Crystal Philippi, mezzo-soprano; Kevin McLaughlin, cornet; Emily Laurance, harp; Stephen Tramontozzi, contrabass

Vilna Poems: Krista Wigle, soprano, Kevin Korth, piano, Evan Kahn, cello

Faculty Artist Series

Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall
SF Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St.

San Francisco, CA

Free

Watch via Live Stream 
Sunday, January. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Elisa  

in  a concert performance of 

Tolomeo by Handel 

with The Handel Opera Project

Sarah Hagenbuch, soprano
Elizabeth Baker, mezzo-soprano    
Deborah Rosengrauss, mezzo-soprano
Martin Bell, baritone

Michael Peterson, harpsichord
Jupiter String Quartet

William Ludtke, Conductor

 

The Handel Opera Project
2601 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA


Information: 510-665-5988
Tickets: $20

(Reservations recommended: limited seating)

Tuesday, January 12, 12:30 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

at

Noontime Concert's French Festival

20th Century French Music 
(Poulenc, Boulanger, Tailleferre, Debussy)

with Dale Tsang, piano & Laura Gaynon, cello 
 

Noontime Concerts
Old St. Mary's Cathedral

660 California St., SF

Free

2015

Sunday, Dec. 13, 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Concert

Selections from:

Bach Magnificat

Mozart Vespers

Handel's Messiah

and other seasonal music

with

Eliza O'Malley, soprano, Elizabeth Baker, mezzo-soprano, Michael Jones, violin, Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello, mezzo-soprano, & William Ludtke, organ

First Church of Christ Scientist, Berkeley
(corner of Dwight at Bowditch)

2619 Dwight Way, Berkeley

(510) 655-5988

Free

Sunday, Nov. 8, 3:00 p.m.

Peninsula JCC

presents

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

(a project of the Ensemble for These Times)

Winter Solstice Songs by Elena Ruehr

(texts by Marcia Falk)

Kay Ryan Songs by Laura Schwendinger

(texts by Kay Ryan)

plus works by David Garner, Miklos Rosza, Sandor Vandor, and Bela Bartok


 

Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

(650) 212-7522

Free

Monday, Nov. 2,
2:00 p.m.

Peninsula JCC

presents

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

(a project of the Ensemble for These Times)

in a lecture-recital on

Artistic Collaboration

(part of the "Food for Thought"  

series at the PJCC)

with Dale Tsang, piano & David Garner, composer

Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City

(650) 212-7522

$5

Thursday, Oct. 29, 12:00 p.m.

Ensemble for These Times

Music by American Composers

Melinda Wagner, David Garner, John Reager, Elena Ruehr, & Sarah Kirkland-Snyder

with Dale Tsang, piano

Music Department G189

Laney College

900 Fallon St., Oakland, CA

Free

 

Saturday,
Sept. 26,
7:00 p.m.

Opera in the Nave

 

Michael & All Angels Church

                      2925 Bonifacio, Concord, CA

Sunday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.

The Handel Opera Project presents

A Program of Cantatas

by 

C.P.E. Bach, Caldara, Handel, & Carissimi

with 

William Sauerland, countertenor

David Oorbeck, tenor

Albany Consort

The Handel Opera Project
2601 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA


Information: 510-665-5988
Admission: $30/$5 (Limited Seating)

Thursday, April 29, 6:00 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

"Focus on the Cello" 

at the Berkeley Public Library:

world premiere of

"Three Songs, Op. 155"

by William Ludtke (texts by Marcia Falk),

Plus music by Vally Weigl, Judith Shatin, Sandor Vandor, Lajos Delej, and Paul Hindemith

with Dale Tsang, piano, and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

Berkeley Public Library, Claremont Branch
2940 Benvenue, Berkeley

(510) 981-6280

Free

Saturday, April 19, 8:00 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Center for New Music

presents the world premiere of JMPP commissions

Mein blaues Klavier by David Garner

(text by Else Lasker-Schueler),

"Beautiful Wonders" by Kurt Erickson

(text by Gertrud Kolmar),

U.S. premiere of 

Scherzo by Lajos Delej, 

and

a new arrangement by Judith Shatin of her

"Wedding Song," for cello and piano 

plus works by Melinda Wagner, Heather Schmidt, Elena Ruehr, & Laura Schwendinger

with Dale Tsang, piano, and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

Center for New Music
55 Taylor St., SF

(415) 275-C4NNW (2466) $15/ $10

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 10:00 a.m.

Unvergenglichkeit 

by Erich Korngold

and 

"Waltzing the Spheres"

by 

James Primosch

with Dale Tsang, piano, 

Berkeley Piano Club

2724 Haste

Berkeley

2014

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Christmas Concert

Seasonal Favorites by Bach, Vivaldi, & Handel   plus music by Barber & Messiaen

with

Kathleen Moss Miller, mezzo-soprano

William Ludtke, organist

First Church of Christ Scientist

2619 Dwight

Berkeley

Thursday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

SF Music Thursdays (sponsoroed by SFFCM)

presents the world premiere of JMPP commissions

Kay Ryan Songs

      by 

Laura Elise Schwendinger

(texts by Kay Ryan) 

and 

Capriccio for cello and piano

   by David Garner,

plus works by Dallapiccola, 

Hindemith, & James Primosch

with Dale Tsang, piano, and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

Center for New Music
55 Taylor St., SF

(415) 275-C4NNW (2466) $15/ $10

Friday, Nov. 14, 7:00 p.m.  

 

405 Shrader.com, Aperitif Concerts for the Neighborhood

presents

Music by Dallapiccola, Hindemith, Kapralova, & Garner

with Dale Tsang-, piano and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

405 Shrader
Shrader at Oak, SF
Seating is very limited

Reservations required: 405shrader@gmail.com

$10 Donation requested

Sunday, Oct. 26, 4:00 p.m.

 

La France enchantée et mystérieuse

with the

Oakland Civic Orchestra,

Marty Stoddard, conducting


French Orchestral Songs for Soprano & Orchestra by Ravel, Duparc, & Berlioz 

Oakland Civic Orchestra
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
1300 Lakeshore Dr., Oakland

Directions

Sept. 29-Oct. 4 

Hungarian Tour with the Jewish Music & Poetry Project

 Music and/ or Poetry by American & Hungarian Jewish composers and poets

Part of the 2014 Daniel Pearl World Music Days

Budapest, Hungary

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2:00 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Hungarian Tour Preview!

First Congregational Church
1300 Polk
San Francisco, CA 

Thursday, Sept. 11,
12:30 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Hungarian & American Jewish Composers & Poets: 

with

Dale Tsang, piano

Cafe Europa@ Berkeley Arts Festival
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Sept. 7,
4:00 p.m.

Vinaccesi Ensemble

"Songs & Psalmody: Salamone Rossi & Benedetto Marcello"

with

Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Adam Cockerham, theorbo and Baroque guitar; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord


In honor and memory of Ensemble founding member, Bruce Wetmore (Nov. 22, 1946-July 3, 2014)

Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento St.,
SF, CA

 

Tickets: $17/ 14

Friday, Aug. 1,

7:00 p.m.

Pre-concert cafe opens at 6:30 p.m.  

Vinaccesi Ensemble

with

Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Paul Morton, theorbo and Baroque guitar; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord

Mechanics' Institute
57 Post St.
SF, CA

For tickets: & info:
415-393-0101 
www.milibrary.org/events

Sunday,         June 8, 3:00 p.m.  

Vinaccesi Ensemble

"Songs & Psalmody: Salamone Rossi & Benedetto Marcello"

with

Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Paul Morton, theorbo and Baroque guitar; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord

Foothill Presbyterian Music Series

5301 McKee Road, San Jose, CA

408-258-8133

Tickets: $10

530

Friday June 6 11:30 a.m.  

Vinaccesi Ensemble

"Songs & Psalmody: Salamone Rossi & Benedetto Marcello"

with

Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Paul Morton, theorbo and Baroque guitar; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord

Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana St.
Berkeley, CA

For tickets:
510-549-3864

Tickets: $15 general/ 
 $10 senior/student disabled 
No one turned away for lack of funds 

Saturday,       April 5, 12:00 p.m.  

Vinaccesi Ensemble

Chamber Music at the Legion

"Friends of the French Court: Music by Campra, Gluck, Couperin, & Lully"

with Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord. With Guest Artist Paul Morton, theorbo.


Salon Dore

Legion of Honor

San Francisco

  

 

Saturday, March 29, 8:00 p.m.  

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

World Premieres of music by

David Garner & Elena Ruehr  

Music by Hungarian & Czech composers

with Dale Tsang, piano and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana St.
Berkeley, CA

For Tickets: 

510-549-3864

Tickets: $15 general/ 
 $10 senior/student disabled  

Monday, Feb. 24, 1:00 p.m.  

 

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Preview of Premieres by Elena Ruehr and David Garner

with Dale Tsang, piano and Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello

Etude Club of Berkeley
Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St., Berkeley

Wednesday, Jan. 22       10  a.m.

Favorites Concert

Songs by Hugo Wolf 

with Jacqueline Divenyi, piano

 

Berkeley Piano Club

2724 Haste

Berkeley 

Tuesday   Jan. 21  12:30 p.m.

 

Vinaccesi Ensemble

French Music Festival

"Friends of the French Court: Music by Campra, Couperin, Marais, & Lully"

with Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord


Noontime Concerts

    Old St. Mary's Cathedral

660 California St.

San Francisco 

Wed., Jan.8, 10 a.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Previews of new music by Garner and more

with Dale Tsang, piano

 

Berkeley Piano Club

2724 Haste, Berkeley 

2013

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Concert

Rhineberger, The Star of Bethlehem, and other seasonal selections

William Ludtke, conducting

 

First Church of Christ Scientist

2619 Dwight

Berkeley

 

 

 

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2:00 p.m

Vinaccesi Ensemble

Latin American Baroque

at SF Music Day, Live + Free

with Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kyle Sampson, Baroque guitar; Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, Baroque cello; Emma Gavenda, harpsichord

SF Conservatory of Music

50 Oak St.

San Francisco

FREE CONCERT 

Thurs., Oct. 17, 12:00 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Music by Jewish composers: of the 20th century: Zemlinsky, Kapralova, Vandor,   Kosma, Gerswhin, Arlen

with Dale Tsang, piano


Cafe Europa

Berkeley Arts Festival

Berkeley, CA 

Sat. Sept. 28 8:00 p.m.

Gala Benefit for Trinity Chamber Concerts

with Elizabeth Blumenstock, Janine Johnson, Farley Pearce, Jennifer Paulino, Yuko Tanaka, and more

 

 TrinityChamberConcerts

2320 Dana St.

Berkeley, CA

 

Tuesday, Sept. 10 12:30 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Mendelssohn, Zemlinsky, Gershwin, and more!

with Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello, and Dale Tsang, piano

 

Noontime Concerts

     Old St. Mary's Cathedral 

660 California St., SF

Tickets: $5 donation 

Sunday,   Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m.

Bach, Handel, and Mozart

(Bach's Coffee Cantata, Mozart's Impresario, and a Handel's Allor ch'io dissi addio (cantata))

with

The Handel Opera Project

Jupiter Quartet, Susie Fong, William Ludtke, conducting

The Handel Opera Project

2601 Durant

Berkeley, CA

Tickets: $20/ $5 

 Sunday, Aug 4,

 3:00 p.m.

Vinaccesi Ensemble

Salomone Rossi Hebreo & his Compatriots

with Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Adam Cockerham, archlute; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord

Congregation Netivot Shalom

1316 University Ave

Berkeley 

June 1-11

Vinaccesi Ensemble

Voices of Venice

with Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Kirk Eichelberger, bass; Adam Cockerham, archlute; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello; Susie Fong, harpsichord

Berkeley

Sat., June 1 8:00 p.m.  TrinityChamberConcerts

2320 Dana St.

 

Santa Rosa

Sunday, June 2, 3:30 p.m.

Creative Arts Series, Resurrection Parish

303 Stony Point Rd.


San Francisco

Tuesday, June 11, 12:30 p.m.

Noontime Concerts   

  Old St. Mary's Cathedral

660 California St.

Sunday,

May 19,

3:00 p.m

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Phoenix by David Garner/                       Rose Auslaender

3 Lithuanian Songs (1940) by Edwin Geist (excerpts)

Barcarola Latinoamericana  and Adagio para Amantani by  Gabriela Lena Frank

Prelude #3 by Elena Ruehr

Prelude #3 by Elena Ruehr

Grotesque Passacaglia and Ritournelle (from Deux Ritournelles)  by Vitezslava Kapralova

with Dale Tsang and Adaiha Macadam-Somer

 

Foothill Presbyterian Music Series

5301 McKee Road, San Jose, CA

408-258-8133

Tickets: $10

Monday, April 22,

8:00 p.m

SFCM Faculty Artist Series

Chanson fuer Morgen, Three Etudes and more works by David Garner

With Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmai (Persian Proetry Project), Kristin Pankonin, and Crystal Philippi

 

San Francisco Conservatory Concert Hall



50 Oak St., SF
info: 510-410-8453

Friday, 

April 5

8:00 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Premiere of Phoenix by                       David Garner/ Rose Auslaender

West Coast premiere of 3 Lithuanian    Songs (1940) by Edwin Geist

Barcarola Latinoamericana by  Gabriela Lena Frank

Prelude #3 by Elena Ruehr

Pedal Point by Laura Schwendinger

Zz's Dream by Osvaldo Golijov

Grotesque Passacaglia by Vitezslava Kapralova

New Music to texts by Jewish women poets or by Jewish/ women composers and "banned" music.

Also Alexander Zemlinsky

with Dale Tsang, piano 

Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento St.,
SF, CA

415.474.1608

Tickets: $17/ 14

 

APRIL 1

 Vinaccesi Ensemble

Benedetto Vinaccesi: the Solo Cantatas

Centaur Records CRC 3270

CD Release

Centaur Records


 

Sunday, March 17, 12:00 p.m.

 Vinaccesi Ensemble 

La Belle Vie 2013

The Paris of Louis XIV & Marie-Antoinette

Music by Marais, Couperin, Rameau, Handel, Gluck, and the young Mozart

Presented by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music in collaboration with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

With Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello and gamba; Susie Fong harpsichord.

Rodin Gallery, Legion of Honor, San Francisco

 Admission to the concert is included in a ticket to the exhibit, Royal Treasures of the Louvre: from Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette  

Monday, February 25, 1:00 p.m. 

Jewish Music & Poetry Project 

Previews of Phoenix

David Garner/ Rose Auslaender

&

3 Lithuanian Songs  by Edwin Geist

with Dale Tsang, piano

 

Etude Club of Berkeley
Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St., Berkeley

2012

Sunday,
December 9
3:00 p.m.

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project

with Dale Tsang, piano
and
Adaiha Macadam-Somer, cello

Music of  David Garner,Edwin Geist, Arnold Schoenberg, Erich Korngold, Vitezslava Kapralova, Alexander Zemlinsky and Pavel Haas, with texts by Rose Auslaender, Mascha Kaleko, Annette von Droste-Huelshoff, and more

2133 University  Ave. 

Berkeley, CA

Tickets 

Information

 

Sunday,
Oct. 21,
7:30 p.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Mascha Kalekos Gedichte als Musik

with

Adelheid Kleinedam  

Juedische Gemeinde

Lichtburg Forum

Behmstrasse 13

+49-30-499-881-51

13557 Berlin, Germany

Wednesday,
October 3,
10:00 a.m.

Jewish Music & Poetry Project

with Dale Tsang

David Garner/ Mascha Kaleko:

Chanson fuer morgen


Berkeley Piano Club
2724 Haste
510-845-8488
Berkeley, CA

Saturday, Sept. 29, 7:00 p.m.

Opera in the Nave
Michael & All Angels Church
                      2925 Bonifacio, Concord, CA
Wednesday,
August 8,
8:00 p.m.

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project

with Dale Tsang, piano
and
Adaiha Macadam-Somer, cello

Music of  David Garner, Elena Ruehr,Edwin Geist, and Bruce Nalezny

2133 University  Ave. 

Berkeley, CA

For information



Wednesday, August 1, 7:30 p.m.
Soprano Soloist

Faure Requiem & Vivaldi Gloria

S.F. City Chorus Summer Sings

Bryan Baker, conductor


Lakeside Presbyterian Church
201 Eucalyptus Dr.
San Francisco

www.sfcitychorus.org

415-968-9523
Wednesday, June 6,
12:30 p.m.
Berkeley Early Music Fringe Festival


Vinaccesi Ensemble

Il disinganno degli amanti


Kirk Eichelberger, bass,
Nanette McGuinness, soprano
Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Smucker, tenor
Sarge Gerbode, archlute
Farley Pearce, Baroque cello
Yuko Tanaka, harpischord
Trinity Chapel
2320 Dana St.
Berkeley, CA

For tickets: 510-549-3864
Tickets: $15 general/
$12 SFEMS members/
 $10 senior/student disabled
No one turned away
for lack of funds
Wednesday,
May 16,
6:00 p.m.
The Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Music with German Texts by David Garner
*In dieser Zeit
*Annette's Lieder

with

Adaiha Macadam-Somer, cello
Dale Tsang, piano
Concert: 6 p.m.
Reception: 7 p.m.

By invitation only
German Consulate General
San Francisco, CA 94109
ph 415-353-0323
 fax 415-775-0187


www.sanfrancisco.diplo.de

Monday,
April 23,
12:30 p.m.

The Jewish Music & Poetry Project

Annette's Lieder
for
soprano, cello, and piano

with

Adaiha Macadam-Somer, cello
Dale Tsang, piano

Etude Club of Berkeley
Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St., Berkeley
Tuesday, March 27, 12:30 p.m.
The Vinaccesi Ensemble

Involto il tristo core: the Italian Baroque...Bach's neighbors south of the border


Nanette McGuinness, Jonathan Smucker, tenor, Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano, Hallie Pridham, Baroque cello, Sarge Gerbode, archlute, Susie Fong, harpsichord
Noontime Concerts
Old St. Mary's Cathedral
660 California St., San Francisco, CA
Tickets & Information: 415-777-3211

Admission: $5
March 9,11,31
Desdemona (Otello)

with

Verismo Opera

Cast:
Jillian Khuner, Eliza O'Malley,
Joe Kinyon, Tristan Robben,
Chris Wells, Frederick Winthrop,
Orlando McCorkle, Gustavo Hernandez
Roger Smith, Marsha Sims, Leslie Keenan, Mark Narins, Lyssa Livingston, Steve Zimmerman, Ellen Yeung, Andrew Ross,
Rick Bogart

Thomas Shoebotham, Conductor
Verismo Opera
 

Mira Theatre, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 Brown Paper Tickets or call (707) 552-0400 

  • March 9 Friday
  •  8:00  p.m.
  • March 11,  Sunday, 2:00 p.m.
  • March 31, Saturday,  7:30 p.m.

 

(More dates available at Verismo Opera website)

Tickets & Information: 707-864-5508
Sunday, January 29, 7:30 p.m. Cleopatra

in  a concert performance of

Giulio Cesare

with

The Handel Opera Project

Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Smucker, tenor Paul Murray,bass-baritone David Auerbach, baritone
Susie Fong, harpsichord
Jupiter String Ensemble

William Ludtke, Conductor
The Handel Opera Project
2601 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA


Information: 510-665-5988
Admission: $30 (Limited Seating)

2011

Oct.  8,
Oct. 16
Nov. 6

Freia (Das  Rheingold)

with

Verismo Opera

Michael Shahani, cond.

Frederick Winthrop, dir.


Teressa Byrne, Rick Bogart, Tom Clark,Kat Cornelius, Andres Froelich, Carol Hoover, Joe Kinyon, Marissa Lenhardt, Vismaya Lhi, John Minagro, Nanette McGuinness, Tristan Robben,Jennifer Rogers, Naomi Silva, Marsha Sims, Roger Smith, MaryAnne Stanislaw, Jill Wagoner, Chris Wells, Ellen Yeung, Steve Zimmerman, Mark Narins
 
Verismo Opera

Pacifica Performances, Sanchez Concert Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica 94044,Tickets or call (650) 355 1882

  • October 8, Saturday, 7:30pm


Mira Theatre, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 Brown Paper Tickets or call (707) 552-0400  

  • October 16, Sunday, 2:00p.m.

 

Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709, call (707) 864-5508

  • November 6, Sunday 2:00p.m.
707-864-5508
Sat., Sept. 24, 7 p.m.
Opera in the Nave: La Musique de France
Michael & All Angels Church
           2925 Bonifacio, Concord, CA
Wed.,
Sept. 21,
10 a.m.
Berkeley Piano Club

with

Dale Tsang, piano
Berkeley Piano Club
2724 Haste St.
Berkeley, CA
Sat., July  29, 8 pm The Vinaccesi Ensemble

in a program of

solo cantatas by 17th century Italian composer

Benedetto Vinaccesi

with

Nanette McGuinness, Jonathan Smucker, tenor, Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano, Amy Brodo, Baroque cello, Sarge Gerbode, archlute, Susie Fong, harpsichord

Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento St.,
SF, CA

 
415.474.1608

Tickets: $17/ 14
Wed., June 29, 6:30 p.m. Opera in the Park
Famous Arias by Mozart, Offenbach, Verdi, Dvorak, Puccini, Johann Strauss, and others

with

  Diane Squires, Sharon Kaye, Sharon Maswell-Yamamoto, Linda Solis, and more!
Mission City Opera
Central Park
Arbor Pavillion
909 Kiely Blvd.,
Santa Clara, CA

Map: http://mapq.st/mvEycZhttp:// mapq.st/mvEycZhttp://mapq.st/ mvEycZ
FreeAdmiss
Admission free to the public
Sat.
April 2,
 8 p.m.
Premiere of
David Garner's


Chanson für Morgen

with

Kristin Pankonin, piano

A program of music by Bay Area composers
Adams, Bilotta, Conte & Getty


Supported by a grant from the  East Bay Community Foundation
  
Produced in association with the
 26th  Annual
 Jewish Music Festival
Trinity Chamber
Concerts

Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana St.
Berkeley, CA


Suggested donation:
15 General/$10 Senior/ Disabled/ Student
For advance tickets call: (510) 549-3864
Feb. 19, 8 p.m.
Soprano Soloist

           in


Mahler's Fourth Symphony &
 Canteloube's
 Chants d'Auvergne, Book I

           with the

Palo Alto Philharmonic,
Thomas Shoebotham, conducting

International Gustav Mahler Society

Tickets: $18/15/$8

Cubberley Theatre4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA

info@paphil.org

 Map


Monday,
Jan. 24, 12:30 p.m.

Music by Mahler & Canteloube

with

pianist Kristin Pankonin
Etude Club
Hillside Club,
2286 Cedar St., Berkeley

2010

Wed.,
Dec. 22,
7 p.m.
Servino's Opera Night

Holiday Program

with

Maestro Robert Ashens
Tenor Ben Bongers, &
Violinist Yvonne Hsueh

Servino Ristorante



Reservations:
 415.435.2676
 9 Main Street
Tiburon, CA
Nov. 19,
8 p.m./
Nov. 21
3 p.m.
Soprano Soloist

in

Mozart Vesperae Solemnes
&
Rossini Stabat Mater

with the

S.F. City Chorus,
Larry Marrietta, conducting
Nov. 19: First Congreational Church
2345 Channing, Berkeley


Nov. 21: San Francisco

Sat.,
Oct. 30
8 p.m
Masked Ball
Halloween Opera Gala

with

Mission City Opera
  • Triton Museum of Art

    1505 Warburton Ave. 
    Santa Clara

  • Tickets: $50
  •  Info: 408-247-3754
  • info@missioncityopera.org
  • Sun.,
    Oct. 24
    2 p.m.
    Betty Wong & Friends!


    Music from Across the Globe,

    from Bach to Verdi, Piazzola to Thelonius
    Community Music Center,
    Richmond Branch
    741 30th St. @ Balboa, S.F.

    Advance Tickets $15/ 10
    Reservations: boodwong@mindspring.com

    Tickets at the Door $20
    Sun.
    Oct. 17
    3 p.m.
    Music by Modern American & English Composers!

    A benefit concert to help match the EBFA

    grant for David Garner & Nanette McGuinness

    M
    usic by John Bilotta, Benjamin Britten, David Garner, William Ludtke,  & more!

    with

    William Ludtke, piano; Michael Jones, violin; Kristin Pankonin, piano.
    Concerts at the Org
    2601 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA



    Call  510-848-1729
     for information
    Free-will donation

    A portion of the proceeds to go towards matching the Garner-McGuinness Challenge grant from the East Bay Fund for Artists
    Fri.,
    Oct. 15,
    8 p.m.
    Sounds of Justice

    with tenor Abraham Aviles-Scott,
    pianist Betty Wong

    along with

    Muza Mdzinarishvili (piano), Ken Rosen (ensemble TBD), Alexi Wajchman (guitar & vocals), & pianist/ composer Justin Levitt


    Program to include: Chinese Poetry, Folk, and Jazz Music, songs, arias and duets by  Garner, Piazzola, Schumann, Verdi & more!
    Community Music Center

    544 Capp Street, San Francisco
    Tickets: $15/ 10


    A portion of the proceeds to go towards matching the Garner-McGuinness Challenge grant from the East Bay Fund for Artists
    Sat.
    Oct. 2
    3 p.m
    Holy Names Concert Alumni Concert


    with pianist William Ludtke

    in

    Li Bai Songs by Ludtke
    and
    Favorite arias by Dvorak and Weber
    Holy Names University
    Sun.
    Sept. 26,
    3 p.m.
    Sunday Showcase for Silicon Valley Arts Coalition

    with

    Mission City Opera & Lyric Theatre

    in a program of

    gems from opera and operetta
     Theatre on San Pedro Square
     29 N. San Pedro St., San Jose
    Suggested $5 donation
     
    Fri.,
    Sept. 24,
    8. p.m.
    Fight Cancer Through Song

    a benefit concert for

    Kristin Pankonin

    with

    Singers:  Frederica von Stade, Zheng Cao, Catherine Cook, Nicolle Foland, Krista Wigle, J Raymond Meyers, Bruce Rameker, Christa Pfeiffer, Lisa Delan, Maryam Mahvi, Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmai

    &

    Pianists: Tim Bach,  Robert Schwartz, Kristin Pankonin
    San Francisco Conservatory Concert Hall



    50 Oak St., SF
    info: 510-410-8453

    Tax-exempt donations to help defray medical bills will be accepted at the concert, or mail a check payable to "Kristin Fund" to Danville Congregational Church, 989 San Ramon Valley Blvd, Danville 94526
    July 7, 6:30 p.m.
    Opera in the Park
    Famous Arias by Mozart, Verdi, Dvorak, Puccini, Bizet, and others

    with

    Krista Wigle, Norm DuVol, Sharon Kaye, Sharon Maswell-Yamamoto, and many more!

    Mission City Opera
    Central Park
    Arbor Pavillion
    909 Kiely Blvd.,
    Santa Clara, CA
    June 17 & 19,
    8 p.m.
    Cabaret Opera's

    Tenth Annual Fresh Voices: Festival of New Works:
    X in the Soul of Europe and Beyond

    as

    Sophie  in The Bloody Chamber by Daniel Felsenfeld/Elizabeth Gold
    with
    Jo Vincent Parks and Indre Viskontas

     &

    God in the WORLD PREMIERE of
    Job: A Masque by Mark Alburger
    with

    Marilyn Pratt, Crystal Philippi, Heather Klein, Sarita Cannon, and Kate Bautch

    Live Oak Theater
    1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA

    Advance tickets: $20 / $15
    Tickets at door: $25/ $20

      Tickets online
    or 415-289-6877
    or email
    June 7,
    1:00 p.m.
    Berkeley Early Music Fringe Festival

    The Vinaccesi Ensemble:

    Nanette McGuinness, soprano, Jonathan Smucker, tenor, Amy Brodo,, Baroque cello, Sarge Gerbode, Archlute, & Jonathan Davis, harpsichord

    Music by Benedetto Vinaccesi, Cavalli, Caldara, Barbara Strozzi, Legrenzi, and Monteverdi
    Trinity Chapel
    2320 Dana St.
    Berkeley, CA

    For tickets: 510-549-3864
    Tickets: $15 general/
    $12 SFEMS members/
     $10 senior/student disabled
    No one turned away
    for lack of funds
    June 4,
    8:00 p.m
    Escape from the Opera House!

    4th Annual Opera House Meets the Big House
    Benefit Concert

    Proceeds go to the Life After Exoneration Program (LAEPP) and
    Unrepresented Death Row Prisoner Project (UDRPP)
    First Congreational Church
    2345 Channing
    Corner of Dana & Durant


    Tickets: $15 adults/ $10 students and children
    April 26, 12:30 p.m.
    Cavalli and Garrner

    with

    Kristin Pankonin

    Hillside Club,
    2286 Cedar St., Berkeley
    Admission Free
    March
    10, 7 p.m.
    Servino's Opera Night

    with

    Maestro Robert Ashens
    soprano Angela Eden Moser
    boy soprano Ryan Lee Nelson
    and special appearances by
    tenor Ben Bongers
    baritone Jeremy Silvers
    Servino Ristorante



    Reservations:
     415.435.2676
     9 Main Street
    Tiburon, CA
    March 4-6,
    12-14

    Fri.: 8 p.m
    Sat.: 8 p.m.
    Sun.: 7 p.m.
    Noah, Dinah

    in

    San Francisco Cabaret Opera's
    SEX AND THE BIBLE: THE OPERA (Pt I
    )

    WORLD PREMIERE 

    by

    Composer/librettist Mark Alburger

    with Kimberly Anderman, Robert Benda, Elizabeth Finkler, Maria Mikheyenko, Marilyn Pratt, and Indre Viskontas

    A 75-minute cabaret opera based on the Old Testament by way of Las Vegas

    Community Music Center
    544 Capp Street, San Francisco


    Tickets
    $25 cabaret table per person (Must be purchased in advanced.)
    $15 general admission
    $10 seniors/ students

    Four ways to buy:
    Online purchase at SF Cabaret Opera
    Email San Francisco Cabaret Opera
    415-289-6877
    Or at the door


    Parking:
    Mission-Bartlett Garage,

     3255 21st St..

    2009

    Dec. 13, 
    2:30 p.m.   
    Christmas Concert

    Including the premiere of William Ludtke's Christmas Cantata
    &
    Mozart Vesperae Solemnes

    with

    Kathleen Moss, mezzo-soprano,
    Paul Murray bass-baritone,
    Michael Jones, violin
    Stephen Levintow, violin/ viola
    David Auerbach, keyboard
    St. Andrew's Choir and Handbell Quartet
    William Ludtke, conductor
    First Church of Christ Scientist
    2619 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA
    Sept. 27,
    3 p.m.
    Salon Concert

    Lieder by Schoenberg, Berg, Webern, Marx & Poulenc; duets by Dvorak & Saint-Saens

    with

    Meghan McQuillin, mezzo-soprano &
    Kristin Pankonin, piano
    Concerts at the Org
    2601 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA



    Call  510-848-1729
     for information
    Free-will donation
    Sept. 26
    7:30 p.m.
    Opera in the Nave Michael & All Angels Church
               2925 Bonifacio, Concord
    Sept. 12
    noon
    Arts Walk Santa Clara

    Santa Clara Central Park Pavilion
    July  1,
    6:30  p.m.
    Concert in the Park
    Famous Arias & Duets by Mozart, Verdi, Bizet, and others

    with

    Martin Bell, Norm DuVol, Diane Squires, Sharon Kaye, Daniel Galpin, Sharon Maswell-Yamamoto, and many more!
    Mission City Opera
    Central Park
    Arbor Pavillion
    909 Kiely Blvd.,
    Santa Clara, CA
    May 22-3 Sex and Delilah
     
    by Mark Alburger

    With Maria Maryshenko, Kristen Brown, Steven Hoffmann & Alexander Katsman

    Also

    Open, a song cycle by Jean Ahn

    with Alexander Katsman

    Fresh Voices IX
    Festival of New and Used Operas – Part II
      Evenings in Hell - Or Is It Heaven?

    Community Music Center
    544 Capp St., SF

    (415) 289-6877
    harriet@goathall.org
    San Francisco Cabaret Opera
    May 3
    7 p.m.
    Vinaccesi Ensemble

    with

    Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano
    Amy Brodo, viola da gamba
    Sarge Gerbode, archlute
    Jonathan Davis, harpsichord

    Music at First Pres

    First Presbyterian Church of Alameda

    2001 Santa Clara Ave (at Chestnut)

    Alameda, CA 94501


    www.AlamedaChurch.com 

    (510) 522-1477

    April 13
    7:30 p.m.
    Athena Trio
    (Nanette McGuinness,
     mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich
    & pianist Kathryn Cathcart)
     
    in

    An Evening of Operatic Arias and Duets
    Rossmoor Music Series
      Gateway Center, Rossmoor
        Walnut Creek, CA

    Admission: $10

    Tickets available for purchase
    at the door for non-subscription
    audience members
    April 4
    2 p.m.
    Micaela (Carmen)
    Verismo Opera
    The Sequioas

    Admission $15/ $12

    501  Portola Rd, Portola Valley

    (707) 864-0630

    March 28
    7:30 p.m.
    Micaela (Carmen)    
      
    Verismo Opera
    Pacifica Performances

    Admission $20/$ 15/ $12

    1220 Linda Mar Blvd, Pacifica
    (650) 355-1882
    info@pacificperformances.org
    Pacifica Performances
    March
    23, 12:30 p.m.
    Jugendstil Lieder by Marx & Schoenberg
    Etude Club of Berkeley

    Hillside Club,
    2286 Cedar St., Berkele
    y
    Feb. 15,
    3 p.m.
    Salon Concert

    with

    Michael Jones, violin &
    William Ludtke, piano
    Concerts at the Org
    2601 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA



    Call  510-848-1729
     for information
    Free-will donation

    2008

    Dec. 14,
    2:30 p.m.     
    Christmas Concert

    with

    Kathleen Moss, mezzo-soprano, Paul Murray bass-baritone, Michael Jones, violin, Stephen Levintow, viola, Patti Tenbrook, cello,
     and William Ludtke, organ
    First Church of Christ Scientist
    2619 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA
    Sept. 27
    7:30 p.m.
    Opera in the Nave
    (Wine & Cheese Reception at 6:30 p.m.)
    Michael & All Angels Church
               2925 Bonifacio, Concord, CA

    Tickets $10/
     $20 with reception
    Sept.  12
    7:30 p.m.
    Benefit Concert
    Capitol Opera Sacramento/ Davis
    Dixon Theater for the Performing Arts
    555 College Ave., Dixon, CA
    June 6,
    12 p.m.
    A Baroque Journey of Love & Loss

    at the                         

    Berkeley Early Music Fringe Festival


    The Vinaccesi Ensemble:

    Nanette McGuinness, soprano, Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano, Paul Hale, Baroque cello, Sarge Gerbode, Archlute, & Bruce Wetmore, virginal

    Music by Benedetto Vinaccesi, Cavalli, Strozzi, Rossi, and Monteverdi
    Trinity Chapel
    2320 Dana St.
    Berkeley, CA









    For tickets: 510-549-3864
    Tickets: $15 general/
    $12 SFEMS members/
     $10 senior/student disabled

    No one turned away
    for lack of funds

    May 4,
    3 p.m.

    Jugendstil & Fin de siècle

    Chamber music by Debussy, Berg, Webern, Joseph Marx,, and others.

    with

    Meghan McQuillin, mezzo-soprano,
    William Ludtke, piano, Michael Jones,
     violin, and Stephen Levintow, viola
    CSO Hall
    2601 Durant Ave.
    Berkeley, CA



    Call  510-848-1729
     for information
    Free-will donation
    April 25,
    7:30 p.m.
    Mimì (La Bohème) 
    Verismo Opera
    Sebastapol Center for the Arts
    6780 Depot St.
    Sebastapol

    For tickets, call  707-829-4797
    or 707-864-0630

    April  13,
     2:30 p.m. &
    April 18,
    7:30 p.m. 

    Mimì (La Bohème)                                                                                           
             Verismo Opera
    Unity Church of the Valley
    350 N. Orchard Ave.
    Vacaville, CA

    For tickets, call 707-864-0630
    Jan. 4,
    7:30 p.m.

    Guest soprano soloist
    13th Annual Messiah Sing-along

    66 Stephens Dr
    Orinda, CA

    2007

    Dec. 23,
     3 p.m.
    Athena Trio
    (Nanette McGuinness,
     mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich
    & pianist Kathryn Cathcart)

     

     Arias, Duets, and Seasonal Favorites         
    Crocker Art Museum
    Capistrano Hall
    CSU Sacramento
    Sacramento, CA

    Free to Crocker Museum
    members; $8 for nonmembers
    Dec. 16,
    3 p.m.
    Soprano soloist
    Annual Messiah Sing-along
    West Marin Festival
    Singers & Orch.,

    Carol Negro, conducting
    w
    The Dance Palace Center
    503 B Street
    Point Reyes Station, CA

    $8 general, $5 seniors,
    $4 kids and teens/ $15 general,
    $12 seniors/
    students, kids free
    Oct.19 - Nov. 10 
    Foreign Woman (The Consul)
    Cinnabar Opera Theater
    3333 Petaluma Blvd. N
    Petaluma, CA

     $35 general admission
    $32 for seniors and students
      707.763.8920
    Sept. 29

    Opera in the Nave
    St. Michael & All Angels Church
    2925 Bonifacio, Concord, CA
    Sept. 16,
    2:30 p.m.
    Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival
    Mission City Opera 
    Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd.
    Santa Clara, CA
    May 18

    Chamber Music by composers
    William Ludtke & David Garner

    with


    I Gatti Freschi (trio),  Martha Stoddard (flute), Willliam Ludtke (piano) & Kristin Pankonin (piano)
    Giorgi Gallery


    Tickets: .$15.00/ $12.00
      2911 Claremont Ave., Berkeley, CA
      Reservations & advance sales: (510) 848-1228

    April 25-27
    Countess Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro)
    Capitol Opera Sacramento/ Davis

    April 25-27: Veterans Memorial Theatre

    203 East Fourteenth St.
    Davis, CA
    Admission:  General...$15.00/Students & Seniors...$12.00
    For tickets, call: 
    916.944.2149

    April 16
    7 p.m.
    Athena Trio
    (Nanette McGuinness,
     mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich
    & pianist Kathryn Cathcart)

     
    in

    An Evening of Operatic Arias and Duets

    Rossmoor Music Series
      Gateway Center, Rossmoor
        Walnut Creek, CA

    Admission: $10
    Tickets available for purchase at the door for non-subscription audience members

    April 14
    8 p.m.
    Athena Trio
    (Nanette McGuinness,
     mezzo-soprano Kindra Scharich
    & pianist Kathryn Cathcart)

     
    in

    From Opera to Broadway:  An Evening of  Arias and Duets


     

     
    Trinity Chamber
    Concerts

    Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana St.
    Berkeley, CA


    Suggested donation: $12 General/$8 Senior/ Disabled/ Student
    For advance tickets call: (510) 549-3864

    2006

    Sept. 22-24
    S
    ept. 29-30
    Oct. 1
    The First Lady (The Magic Flute)                                
    Mission City Opera

    Center for the Performing Arts
    3250 Monroe Street
     Santa Clara, CA
     408.749.7607 

     info@missioncityopera.orgo
    June 16-18 Madam Bubble/ Voice from Heaven
    (The Pilgrim's Progress,
    by Vaughan Williams)
    Trinity Lyric Opera

    Hoffman Theatre
    Dean Lesher Center
    1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA

    Directions
    Order tickets or call 925-943-SHOW

    May 19-20
    Featured Guest Soloist
    in
    Opera Night,a 40th Anniversary Celebration

    Selections from
    Scott Joplin's Treemonisha
    Beethoven's Fidelio,
    Mozart's The Magic Flute

    Contra Costa Chorale
    John Montanero, cond.

    May 20: First Unitarian Church of Berkeley
    1 Lawson Road, Kensington

      May 21: Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church
    49 Knox Drive, Lafayette



    Tickets & Information:  510-527-2026
    General admission $15/  Students, seniors, disabled $10
    Children under 16 free

    Feb.12, 3 p.m

     
    Athena Trio

    "From Broadway to Opera"
    Sundays at the J

    2071 Tice Valley Blvd
     Walnut Creek

    Tickets:925-938-7800 x 239 or x 244
    $22 for JCC members/ $27 general public

    Feb. 10 Athena Trio

    "From Broadway to Opera"
    Giorgi Gallery

      2911 Claremont Ave., Berkeley, CA
    Tickets: .$15.00/ $12.0
      Reservations & advance sales: (510) 848-1228
    Jan. 17

    Athena Trio
     
    (Nanette McGuinness, soprano
    mezzo-soprano VirginaChen
    & pianist Katherine Cathcart)


    Duets, songs & Arias
    from the 19th and 20th century by

    by Poulenc, Saint-Saens, Fauré, Debussy, & other French composers.

    Noontime Concerts
     part of the annual French Music Festival

    Old St. Mary's Church, 660 California,
    San Francisco, CA


    Tickets: $5 donation

    (415) 777-3211

    2005

    Dec. 17-18 Soprano soloist
    Haydn: Missa in angustiis
    (Lord Nelson       Mass)
    Semyon Lohss, cond.
    &
     Solano Choral Society, Helen Intintoli, cond.

    Dec. 17: Fairfield Center for the Creative Arts
    1035 Texas Street
    Fairfield, CA   94533
    (707) 428-7714

    Dec.18: Vacaville Performing Arts Theatre
    1010 Ulatis Drive
    Vacaville, CA  95687
      (707) 449-6217

    Directions
     Tickets

    General admission $20/  Seniors $17/ Students $8

    Dec. 3 A  Christmas Concert      
    with
    Michael Jones, violin
    William Ludtke, organ


    Carols & seasonal favorites by Bach
    & Handel
    First Church of Christ Scientist
    2619 Dwight Way, Berkeley
    Admission free to the community
    Nov. 19-20


    Featured Guest Soloist,
    Purcell: Ode on St. Cecilia's Day
                  (highlights)

    Handel: Samson & Ode for St.
                  Cecilia's Day (highlights)

    John Montanero, cond.
    &
    New Millenium Strings
     Laurien Jones, cond.



    Nov. 19: Lafayette/Orinda
    Presbyterian Church,

    49 Knox Drive, Orinda

     Nov. 20:Unitarian Universalist
    Church of Berkeley

    1 Lawson Road, Kensington


    Tickets & Information:  510-524-1861
    General admission $15/  Students, seniors, disabled $10

    Oct. 21-3
    Lady with a Cake Box
    (
    Postcard from Morocco by Argento)

    City College of San Francisco

    Michael Shahani, music director
    David Parr, stage director

    Diego Rivera Theatre
    SF City College
    Phelan at Judson

    Tickets & Information: 415-452-5185
    General Admission $15/ Students, Seniors $10
    Oct. 1
    Fourth Annual Opera on the Lawn
     
    St. Michael'sSt. Michael & All Angels Church
    2925 Bonifacio, Concord, CA
    Sept. 16
    Sept. 24

    KATRINA
    RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERTS

    with pianist Kristin Pankonin,
    sopranos Hope Briggs, Kristin Clayton,
    Marnie Breckenridge, Nanette
    McGuinness, Christa
    Pfeiffer, Krista Wigle, Beth Amisano, and
    Maryam Mahvi, mezzo-soprano
    Raeeka
    Shehabi-Yagmai, tenors  J. Raymond Meyers & Brian Staufenbiel,
    and baritone Mike Taylor
    Sept. 16: St. Matthews 
    Lutheran Church
    16th St. and Dolores, SF

    Sept. 24: Danville
    Congregational Church
     989 San Ramon Valley
    Rd., Danville

    All proceeds will go to the American Red Cross.
    May 13
    Athena Trio
    (Nanette McGuinness,
    mezzo-soprano Virginia Chen,
    & pianist Kathryn Cathcart)


     Ooh, la, la!:
    songs, duets & arias
     by Poulenc, Debussy, Saint-Saens,
    Massenet, Britten, & Weill

     
      2911 Claremont Ave.
     Berkeley, CA

    For reservations & advance sales: (510) 848-1228
    April 17

    Athena Trio
    (Nanette McGuinness,
    mezzo-soprano Virginia Chen,
    & pianist Kathryn Cathcart)


     Ooh, la, la!:
    songs, duets & arias
     by Poulenc, Debussy, Saint-Saens,
    Massenet, Britten, & Weill


    Oakland Lyric Opera
    Sunday Afternoon Musicale & Tea

    co-sponsored by the Chapel of the Chimes


       Julia Morgan Chapel of the Chimes
    4499 Piedmont Ave., Oakland
    $20; Seniors $18  (includes tea reception)

    For reservations & to charge tickets
     by phone:
    (510) 836-6772

    The Chapel of the Chimes is  the building on the left before
    the entrance to the cemetery, at the end of Piedmont Ave. 
    Parking lot (FREE) across the street
    March 26



    Music at the Giorgi Gallery
    A Benefit for the Giorgi Gallery Concert Series

    Music by Bach, Mozart, Poulenc, Barber, and Weill


    Giorgi Gallery

      2911 Claremont Ave.
     Berkeley, CA

    For reservations & advance sales: (510) 848-1228

    Feb. 20


    French duets  by Delibes, Faure,
    Gounod, & Franck


    with

     mezzo-soprano Virginia Chen
    & pianist Melinda Coffey

    Sunday Concerts
    Church in the Forest


    Forest Lake Road, Pebble Beach, CA

    2004

    Aug. 12
    Athena Ensemble
    (with pianist Kathryn Cathcart)

    From Verdi to Weill:
    Arias & Songs by Verdi, Bellini,
    Villa-Lobos, Poulenc, & Weill


     
    Rossmoor Concerts
      Walnut Creek, CA

    July 15
     

    ATHENA Ensemble, with pianist Kathryn Cathcart

    From Verdi to Weill

    Arias & Songs by Verdi, Bellini, Villa-Lobos,
    Poulenc, & Weill

    Westlake Christian Terrace

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