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Garden in the Hills Party

source link You are cordially invited to the SFEMS Garden in the Hills House Concert taking place on Sunday, May 19, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m., at the home of Dr. Carol Baird and Alan Harper, in Oakland. This special party and concert will benefit the 2018 Berkeley Festival and Exhibition. Music. The event features wine, hors […]

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Debussy as Early Music: The Piano and the Pianist in the Early Twentieth Century

go to site Berkeley Festival Event, Sponsored by the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies by Nicholas Mathew There was a time, not so long ago, when “early music” meant sackbuts and shawms: the lusty hey-nonny-nonnying of Alfred Deller, the austere anti-romantic stylings of Paul Hindemith and his followers, the twang of Wanda Landowska’s massive Pleyel harpsichords, and […]

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Reimagining, Reinventing, Redefining Early Music           This summer —at the 15th biennial Berkeley Festival and Exhibition— we invite you to celebrate with us as we delve into the history of our art, sampling the great wealth and power of our musical heritage. Over a period of 8 days we will present world-class performances of works from […]
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Who We Are—What We Have Created This is a quiet week for early music in the Bay Area—a late Spring Break, so to speak, after the regular seasons of our resident groups have ended and preparations for next week’s Early Music Bonanza are being finalized. The only concert, in fact, is a Festival preview Thursday noon by upcoming Fringe ensemble La […]

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margins for mla The Indispensable Guide to a Remarkable Week When you arrive at the Festival, one of the first things to do is pick up a copy of the 2016 BERKELEY FESTIVAL & EXHIBITION READER. This beautiful and comprehensive guidebook offers you—all in one place—everything you need to know to get maximum enjoyment from our week-long musical […]
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Keyboard Revelations Time is short, so let me just say this flat out. If you don’t have tickets yet to hear Kristian Bezuidenhout at the 2016 Berkeley Festival, get them now. There are rare performances that go well past great, beyond memorable, surpassing even some ideal of “perfection.” They are revelations, fundamentally changing how we perceive music. […]
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