Monday, October 04, 2010

Coming Up: October, 2010, Bay Area Edition

So, obviously I never got it together to finish something resembling a season preview (argh). I'll try to summarize some of the better upcoming events on a monthly basis.

Who knows if I'll get to all of these? I wish I could!

Magnificat performs John Blow's Venus and Adonis

Warren Stewart, Music Director
October 8, St. Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park, 8 p.m. October 9, St. Mark's Episcopal, Berkeley, 8 p.m. October 10, St. Mark's Lutheran, S.F., 4 p.m.

(No ticket prices because of the amount of click-through to find them!)

Blueprint with soprano Marnie Breckenridge

This program includes a preview of Ensemble Parallelle's February, 2011, production of Glass's Orphée.

Saturday 9 October, 8:00pm                            
San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak Street
Tickets: $20/$15

Laura Schwendinger: Chiaroscuro Azzurro
Philip Glass: Selections from Orphée Suite
David Conte: Sexton Songs

Nicole Paiment, artistic director/conductor
Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano
Marnie Breckenridge, soprano
Wei He, violin

California Bach Society performs Purcell and Handel

Purcell's Hail! Bright Cecilia, Handel's Acis and Galatea

Paul Flight, music director; Ann Moss, soprano, Brian Thorsett, tenor

Fri, Oct 22, 2010, 8pm at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco
Sat, Oct 23, 2010, 8pm at *St. Patrick's Seminary* in *Menlo Park*
Sun, Oct 24, 2010, 4pm at *St. John's Presbyterian Church* in Berkeley

(Note changes of typical venue for this program!)

General tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door; senior tickets are $18 in advance or $22 at the door; student tickets are always $10.

Pacific Collegium performs the Monteverdi Vespers

Really hoping to get to this despite the conflict with Urban Opera's Purcell program!

Christopher Kula, Music Director, with a chorus of Bay Area choral luminaries.

October 30, San Francisco, St. Gregory's Episcopal (presumably this is St. Gregory of Nyssa), 7:30 p.m.
October 31, Oakland, St. Paul's Episcopal,  3 p.m.

Tickets: $45/$30/$25/$15, but the Sunday performance is free.

Urban Opera performs The Witch of Endor

October 30 and 31, 4 p.m.
2325 Union Street (@Steiner), San Francisco, CA 94123

$50 Premium Seating (available only in advance) 
$30 General Admission 

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