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2016 Concert Schedule

 

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, 1:30 PM. Music at Oakmont, Berger Center, Oakmont Drive, Santa Rosa, CA. "Chiesa and Camera" — Virtuoso Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Music from Italy 1650–1700 with Ryland Angel, countertenor. Grammy-nominated countertenor Ryland Angel joins Musica Pacifica in a stunning program highlighting the connections between the sacred and the secular during the Italian Middle Baroque. The program features appealing sacred motets of Alessandro Scarlatti and Alessandro Stradella, as well as complementary instrumental works by these composers and their contemporaries. Tickets available for Oakmont residents and their invited guests only - click here to purchase.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, 8:00 PM. San Francisco Early Music Society at First Presbyterian Church, 1140 Cowper Street at Lincoln, Palo Alto, CA. "Chiesa and Camera" —Virtuoso Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Music from Italy 1650–1700 with Ryland Angel, countertenor (see Nov. 10 listing for description). Click here for tickets!

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, 7:30 PM. San Francisco Early Music Society at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave at Garber, Berkeley, CA. "Chiesa and Camera" —Virtuoso Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Music from Italy 1650–1700 with Ryland Angel, countertenor (see Nov. 10 listing for description). Click here for tickets!

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, 4:00 PM. San Francisco Early Music Society at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell at Gough, San Francisco. "Chiesa and Camera" — Virtuoso Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Music from Italy 1650–1700 with Ryland Angel, countertenor (see Nov. 10 listing for description). Click here for tickets!

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, 7:30 PM. Houston Early Music at Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX. Frost and Fire. Baroque violinist and fiddler David Greenberg joins Musica Pacifica for an energetic holiday program of 18th-century Scottish Baroque music. Click here for tickets!

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 7:30 PM. Seattle Early Music Guild at Nordstrom, Hall, 200 University St., Seattle, WA. "Dolci di Napoli": Rarely performed chamber concertos for recorder, two violins, and continuo by the Italian masters Alessandro Scarlatti, Nicola Fiorenza, and Francesco Mancini; and other works. Click here for tickets!

Sunday, January 15, 2017, 4:00 PM. Noe Valley Chamber Music Society, Noe Valley Ministry, 1121 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA. (See Jan. 14 event for description.) Click here for tickets!

Saturday, February 25, 2017, 8 PM. St. Cecilia Music Series at First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive, Austin, TX. Dancing in the Isles. Rousing Baroque Folk and Dance Music from Scotland, Ireland, and England features in Musica Pacifica’s most popular program. Click here for tickets!

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 4:30 PM. San Francisco Early Music Society at California Jazz School, 2087 Addison St., Berkeley, CA. Program to be announced.

 

Selected Past Events

Friday, May 20, 2016 First Baptist, Palo Alto, CA. “Brandenburgs and More, Part 2" - plus a champagne reception.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 Barefoot Chamber Concerts, Berkeley area (El Cerrito). "Brandenburgs and More, Part 2". Our 25th anniversary celebration, with birthday cake and champagne!

Sunday, May 22, 2016 Chamber Music in Historic Sites, Da Camera Society, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Downtown Los Angeles. "Brandenburgs and More, Part 2" - plus a champagne reception.

Friday, June 10, 2016 Berkleley Festival Fringe, Berkeley, CA. "Dolci di Napoli – Concertos and Sonatas from Baroque Naples."

Sunday, March 20 Sonoma Bach Schroeder Hall. "The Foggy Dew: Baroque and Traditional music from the British Isles," with acclaimed Celtic fiddler Laura Risk, including a "BachGrounder" talk.

Saturday, March 19 St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Albany, CA. "The Foggy Dew: Baroque and Traditional music from the British Isles," with acclaimed Celtic fiddler Laura Risk.

Friday, March 18 Harrison Oaks Studio, Fair Oaks, CA. "The Foggy Dew: Baroque and Traditional music from the British Isles," with acclaimed Celtic fiddler Laura Risk.

Thursday, March 17 House concert, Mill Valley, CA. "The Foggy Dew: Baroque and Traditional music from the British Isles," with acclaimed Celtic fiddler Laura Risk.

Wednesday, March 16 First Baptist Church of Palo Alto. "The Foggy Dew: Baroque and Traditional music from the British Isles," with acclaimed Celtic fiddler Laura Risk.

Jan. 10, 2016 All Saints Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA. Hijinks of the High Baroque: Composers Behaving Badly (formerly “Galanterie”).

Jan. 9, 2016 St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Albany, CA. Hijinks of the High Baroque: Composers Behaving Badly (formerly “Galanterie”).

Jan. 7, 2016 UC Davis Concert Series. Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA. Hijinks of the High Baroque: Composers Behaving Badly (formerly “Galanterie”).

December 6 and 7, 2015 Dumbarton Oaks: "Frost and Fire: A Scottish Christmas Celebration".

October 11, 2015 California Jazz Conservatory. A Paris Quartet by Telemann and a sonata by Giuseppe Sammartini from our upcoming album, along with a concerto by Antonio Vivaldi and discussion of how the group approaches their work in the recording studio, emphasizing the differences in rehearsing for a live concert and a recording.

February 20, 2015 Trinity Chapel, Berkeley. “Brandenburgs and More.”

February 22, 2015 Musica Pacifica performs at Sonoma Classical Music Society. “Brandenburgs and More.”

February 21, 2015 Chamber Music in Historic Sites, The Da Camera Society of Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA. “Brandenburgs and More.”

June 12, 2015 Musica Pacifica performs Dancing in the Isles at the Boston Early Music Festival Mainstage.

December 21, 2014 Music at Kohl Mansion: “A Baroque Holiday” with guest artists, Ingrid Matthews, violin; Michael Dupree, oboe; and Tanya Tomkins, cello.

November 16, 2014 Fresno City College Old Administration Building, 1101 E University Ave, Fresno, CA. "In the Gardens of Spain".

November 15, 2014 Harrison Oaks Studio, Fair Oaks, CA. “In the Gardens of Spain” with guest artist, Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo.

November 14, 2014 Barefoot Chamber Concerts, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 2300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA. “In the Gardens of Spain” with guest artist, Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo.

November 13, 2014 Barefoot Chamber Concerts, Petaluma Woman’s Club. “In the Gardens of Spain” with guest artist, Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo.

November 13, 2014 Music at Oakmont: “In the Gardens of Spain” with guest artist, Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo.

Oct. 12, 2014 California Jazz Conservatory.

June 20, 2014 Indianapolis Early Music Festival - "Dancing in the Isles"

June 7, 2014, 12:30 pm. Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana St.(at Durant), Berkeley. "Concerto! Virtuoso Concertos by J.S. Bach and Georg Phillip Telemann."

April 26, 2014 Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival, Berea OH; "Crossing the Channel: Music and Dance in London and Paris during the time of J.S. Bach," in collaboration with the NY Baroque Dance Company, Catherine Turocy, Dir.

March 2, 2014 Carmel Music Society: A Family Affair: Concertos and sonatas by J.S. Bach and Sons, and their "godfather," G. Ph. Teleman

March 1, 2014 Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA. A Family Affair: A Family Affair: Concertos and sonatas by J.S. Bach and Sons, and their "godfather," G. Ph. Teleman

February 27 - 28, 2014 Barefoot Chamber Concerts, Petaluman and Berkeley: A Family Affair: A Family Affair: Concertos and sonatas by J.S. Bach and Sons, and their "godfather," G. Ph. Teleman

January 12, 2014 Fullerton Friends of Music w/ Aaron Sheehan - repeat of "Sweet Accents: In Praise of Harmony with Aaron Sheehan, tenor

January 10, 2014 San Diego Early Music with Aaron Sheehan - "Sweet Accents: In Praise of Harmony" - virtuoso cantatas and instrumental chamber music by Handel, Rameau, Telemann, Lambert et. al.

January 8, 2014 Berkeley, CA. Featuring Aaron Sheehan, tenor: "Sweet Accents: In Praise of Harmony" - virtuoso cantatas and instrumental chamber music by Handel, Rameau, Telemann, Lambert et. al.

December 29, 2013, Judith Linsenberg performs Vivaldi chamber concertos with "Byron Schenkman and Friends," Benaroya Hall, Seattle

November 10, 2013 Gualala Arts Chamber Music Series, Gualala, CA - Baroque Splendor (repeat of Nov 7 program)

November 9, 2013 Ukiah Community Concert Association, Ukiah, CA - Baroque Splendor (repeat of Nov 7 program) ukiahconcerts.org

November 8, 2013 Berkeley, CA - Baroque Splendor (repeat of Nov 7 program)

November 7, 2013 Palo Alto, CA - Baroque Splendor - Virtuosic Music from 17th and 18th century Europe; works by Bach, Rameau, Telemann, Sammartini, Turini, and others.

May 19, 2013 with Archetti Baroque Strings, Sammartini concerto and Brandenburg Concerto IV.

April 27, 2013 Early Music Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

April 25, 2013 Hawaii Concert Society, Hilo, HI

March 10, 2013 Chamber Music Sedona, Sedona, AZ

January 10, 2013 Oakmont, Santa Rosa

Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 2012: San Francsico Early Music Society Concert Series, Noel, Noel!- Christmas Music from 18th-century Italy, France and Germany, with guest artists, Claire Rottsolk, soprano and Washington McClain, oboe. Palo Alto, Berkeley, San Francisco

November 11, 2012 Friends of Chamber Music, Stockton, CA; Fay Spanos Concert Hall, University of the Pacific.

June 6, 2012 Berkeley Early Music Festival Main-Stage Concert: "300 Years On: A Dance Collection from the Reign of Louis XIV." Musica Pacifica and Baroque dancers led by Linda Tomko. Berkeley

April 1, 2012 Judith Linsenberg, A Benefit for MusicSources, Virtuosic concertos including Telemann Concerto in E minor for flute, recorder and strings, Northbrae Community Church, Haver Hall, Berkeley.

Feb. 19, 2012 Noe Valley Chamber Music, San Francisco, CA, Dancing in the Isles - the Sequel: a new program of Baroque and Traditional Music from England, Scotland, and Ireland in Musica Pacifica's own arrangements.

Feb 18, 2012 Palo Alto, CA. Dancing in the Isles - the Sequel: a new program of Baroque and Traditional Music from England, Scotland, and Ireland in Musica Pacifica's own arrangements.

Feb. 18, 2012, 3 pm: appearance on KALW Radio 91.7 FM, "Folk Music and Beyond". Dancing in the Isles II--"Traditional music from England, Ireland, and Scotland".

Feb. 16, 2012 Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley www.ashkenaz.com - Dancing in the Isles II.

Jan. 15, 2012 Davis Community Church, 412 C St, Davis, CA. La Bizzarria - Music of 17th-century Italy. Works by Turini, Frescobaldi, Falconieri, Castello, Vitali, and others.

Jan. 15, 2012 Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA , program of 17th- and 18th-century music from Florence, to accompany the exhibit "Florence and the Baroque - Paintings from the Haukohl Family Collection.

Jan. 14, 2012, 8 pm: Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana St. (at Durant), Berkeley. Same program as below.

Jan. 13 Petaluma HIstorical Museum, 20 4th St. Petaluma, CA. La Bizzarria - Music of 17th-century Italy. Works by Turini, Frescobaldi, Falconieri, Castello, Vitali, and others.

Sept. 11, 2011, 12 pm: Legion of Honor, San Francisco Program: "Music in the Time of Vermeer" to accompany the exhibit "Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Otterloo Collection." Free after museum admission.

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