Monday, February 23, 2009

Coming Up

  • Offenbach's Tales of Hoffman, in a new adaptation by David Scott Marley, at Berkeley Opera, playing on Feb. 28 (8 p.m.), March 4 (7:30 p.m.), March 6 (8 p.m.), and March 8 (2 p.m.) at the Julia Morgan Theater on College Avenue.
  • Other Minds Festival, March 5 - 7 at the Jewish Community Center in San Francisco.
  • California Bach Society performs music of Biber and Steffani, March 13 to 15, in SF, Palo Alto, and Berkeley.
  • Chant Camp! Really! A day of chant practice with Susan Hellauer and Marsha Genensky of Anonymous 4, sponsored by San Francisco Renaissance Voices, on Saturday, April 18, at Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, SF. $60 for the day. The announcement says that "topics covered in the workshop include: singing from original notation; medieval Vespers hymns; Frankish tropes and sequences; Hungarian plainchant; Hildegard of Bingen; chant for St. James from the magnificent Codex Calixtinus; prayer tones; the Marian antiphons of Compline; and plenty of group singing to solidify what you learn." Um, wow.


Tor Hershman said...

Lisa, “...hath told,” or “...hath tolled”? Either could be correct though ‘tolled’ is the more commonly used.

Lisa Hirsch said...

My Riverside Shakespeare says "told," so I'm sticking with that.

DavidovLA said...

Did you get to go to the harpsichord recital we told you about?

Lisa Hirsch said...

Alas, no.

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