Schola Adventus, January 16 at 4 PM at Church of the Advent of Christ the King (San Francisco, CA)
"Schola Adventus is a professional choral ensemble specializing in Renaissance polyphony. This is a rare opportunity to hear Schola Adventus perform this exceptional work, supported by the “jewel box” acoustics of Church of the Advent. "
Christmas Sing-along, December 12 at 6 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Alameda (Alameda, CA)
All ages are welcome to sing along to "jazzy, rockin' & sentimental favorites to ring in the holiday - Silver Bells, Sleigh Bells Ring, Jingle Bell Rock, Jingle Bells, I Heard the Bells, Carol of the Bells, Santa Baby, O Holy Night, and more. Led by choirs, soloists, piano, organ, trumpet, flute & more."
Music for Advent, December 12 at 7 PM at 2107 Lyon at Washington (San Francisco, CA)
Join the Swedenborgian Church Choir and Soloists for a night of beautiful pieces by Liszt, Britten, Poulenc, Dyson, and others sung by Cheryl Hasani (soprano), Maria Meyer (mezzo soprano), Kevin Gibbs (tenor), and Steven Rogino (baritone).
Messyah, December 20 at 7 pm at San Francisco Conservatory of Music (San Francisco, CA).
"Composer Paul Ayres has cleverly recast themes and/or rhythms from each movement of Handel’s Messiah in various musical styles that reflect the evolution of music over the past 400 years. General admission tickets are $30 and are available online at www.sde.org/performances or at the door."
The Sing Strings, December 16 at 8 PM at the Throckmorton Theatre (Mill Valley, CA)
"Scheherazade Stone and Brian Gore of "The Sing Strings" bring insightful and imaginative original songs and arrangements to Mill Valley tonight. Their music blends two unique styles for voice and guitar into one mesmerizing melange of soul, blues, folk, jazz, and fingerstyle guitar influences. The evening will feature their duo work in tandem with innovative solo guitar pieces from Gore. Joining them as special guest for the evening will be percussionist/vocalist Edgardo Cambon."