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The 2016 Berkeley Festival & Exhibition

JUNE 5 – 12, 2016
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, USA

“The Berkeley Festival & Exhibition has become a remarkable institution on the American musical scene.”                  
— The New York Times

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FESTIVAL LINEUP
Eight days of concerts, lectures, masterclasses, meetings, films, and festivities!

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SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016

DAVITT MORONEY in Recital
For Alan Curtis: Music by Louis Couperin, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and François Couperin

¡SACABUCHE!, Linda Pearse, Artistic Director
Intimate Voices—Seventeenth-Century Italian Motets with Trombones

MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016

THE WESTFIELD CENTER FOR HISTORICAL KEYBOARD STUDIES PRESENTS CEMBALOPHILIA: HIDDEN HISTORIES OF THE HARPSICHORD

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11 AM Welcome and Keynote lecture
12:30 PM DIEGO ARES
Music by Soler and Scarlatti [TICKETS]
1:30 PM ACADEMIC SESSIONS 1: Keyboard Encounters
3:30
PM ALAN CURTIS LEGACY PANEL DISCUSSION
5 PM  SEVEN PERFORMANCES IN HONOR OF ALAN CURTIS by Matthew Dirst, Arthur Haas, Katherine Heater, Jung Hae Kim, Gilbert Martinez, Tilman Skowroneck, and Elaine Thornburgh [This tribute concert is free. No tickets required.]

ARCHETTI BAROQUE STRING ENSEMBLE, John Dornenburg and Carla Moore, Directors
Concerti Teatrali—Scherzi and Burlesques of the Baroque

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

THE WESTFIELD CENTER  PRESENTS CEMBALOPHILIA: DAY 2

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11 AM DAVID CATALUNYA
Clavicimbalum, on Faenza 117: Keyboard Music in 14-c. Italy
12:30 PM  CAROLE CERASI 
Chambonnieres, d’Anglebert, Couperin, Balbastre
1:30 PM ACADEMIC SESSIONS 2: Sentiment and Sentience

3:30PM EDWARD PARMENTIER
Frescobaldi, Byrd, Bull, Radino

DAVIS HS SCHOOL BAROQUE ENSEMBLE, Angelo Moreno, Director
Concerti by Bach and Handel

PARTHENIA, a consort of viols
Music With Her Silver Sound—Viol Consorts in the Age of Shakespeare

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016

EMA YOUNG PERFORMERS FESTIVAL

THE WESTFIELD CENTER  PRESENTS CEMBALOPHILIA: DAY 3

10 AM ACADEMIC SESSIONS 3: Hidden Histories
12 PM IGNACIO PREGO
Froberger and JS Bach [TICKETS]
1 PM HARPSICHORD MASTERCLASS with Edward Parmentier, sponsored by Piccola Accademia di Montisi Masterclass
3:30 PM JEAN-LUC HO
Lully, d’Anglebert, Couperin, JS Bach [TICKETS]

ROBERT MEALY with JUILLIARD415
Circa 1680: Music of Purcell, Muffat, Corelli, and Lully

CONCERTO PALATINO
De profundis—Sacred Music for Bass and Wind Instruments, 1580–1650

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016

EMA YOUNG PERFORMERS FESTIVAL

PARTHENIA CONSORT – Masterclass

A LECTURE BY ROSS W. DUFFIN
Harmonic Tasting: A Brief Demonstration of Historical Tuning

KRISTIAN BEZUIDENHOUT in Recital

RACHEL PODGER with VOICES OF MUSIC
The Art of the Baroque Violin

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

EMA YOUNG PERFORMERS FESTIVAL

EARLY MUSIC FILM FESTIVAL

A LECTURE BY ADAM GILBERT
Renaissance Counterpoint and Improvisation: Ingredients for a Musician’s CookBook

PARTHENIA, a consort of viols with Robert Mealy and Shira Kammen
Musical Games

VOX LUMINIS, Lionel Meunier, Director
The Bach Dynasty

SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016

 SHIRA KAMMEN & FRIENDS
A Concert In Honor of Margriet Tindemans

CONCERTO PALATINO
The Hamburger Ratsmusik—German Consort Music in the English Style

PHILHARMONIA BAROQUE PLAYERS with JUILLIARD 415, Nicholas McGegan, Conductor
Music of Shakespeare

RACHEL PODGER with KRISTIAN BEZUIDENHOUT
Bach Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016

FESTIVAL FINALE
VOX LUMINIS with PHILHARMONIA BAROQUE PLAYERS
Purcell & Handel—A Celebration of Two Great Masters

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THE 2016 BERKELEY FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION IS PRESENTED BY
THE SAN FRANCISCO EARLY MUSIC SOCIETY

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