Early Music Around Town

A timely (this month) shortlist of local early music concerts and events.

To view the entire season of concerts and events (including past events), consult the current Master Calendar.

 

Please note that SCEMS does not present or sponsor concerts.

The listings below include early music related concerts and events offered by organizations throughout the Southern California area.  Readers are advised to call ahead to verify events, times, and ticket availability, which are subject to change.

 
FREE!

September 2021

Wednesday September 15th at 7 P. M.

Musica Transalpina

Low mass accompanied by devotional chamber music, on period instruments

The programme:

Johann Rosenmüller: Sonata da camera No. 8 in e minor (published 1667)

Alessandro Scarlatti: Quae est ista from Mottetti sacri ad una, due, trè, e quattro voci con violini (1702). 

Arcangelo Corelli: Sonata da Chiesa, opus 1, No. 8 in c minor (Rome, 1681). 

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Salve Regina in c minor (Naples, 1736). 

Ss. Peter and Paul on the Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary

515 West Opp Street, Wilmington, CA 90744. 

Parking in church lot. FREE event, goodwill donations accepted.

Saturday, September 18,  2:00 p.m.

Workshop with Dr. John Mortensen,  Pianist and Improviser

All are welcome to this free interactive Workshop on historic improvisation.

John Mortensen is a leader in the international revival of historic improvisation.  He is a Fulbright Global Scholar, author of The Pianist’s Guide to Historic Improvisation and Improvising Fugue.  He is Professor of Piano at Cedarville University (OH).

Location:  The Master’s University Recital Hall, 24736 Quigley Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91321. 

Ticketing information

Free

More info: https://masters.edu/music

 

Saturday, September 18, 7:30 p.m.

Improvised Concert with Dr. John Mortensen, Pianist and Improviser

John Mortensen will perform a completely improvised Concert featuring both historic and contemporary styles.

Location:  The Master’s University Recital Hall, 24736 Quigley Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, 91321. 

Ticketing information

General Admission: $10. TMU Alumni: $8.  TMU Students/Faculty/Staff and children under 12 years old: Free

More info: https://masters.edu/music