Musica Pacifica: “Baroque Splendor”

NGK_7746San Francisco, CA – Closing out a year which included concerts throughout the Bay Area, as well as tours to Arizona and Hawaii, San Francisco-based Baroque ensemble Musica Pacifica, is pleased to present their Fall 2013 Northern California Program, Baroque Splendor–Virtuosic Music from 17th- and 18th-century Europe, featuring concerts in Palo Alto, Berkeley, Ukiah, and Gualala on November 7, 8, 9, and 10, 2013. Concerts will feature Judith Linsenberg, recorder; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; John Dornenburg, viola da gamba; and JungHae Kim, harpsichord. Repertoire includes works by Bach, Rameau, Sammartini, Telemann, Turini, and more.


Thursday, November 7, 7:30 pm
All Saints Episcopal Church
555 Waverley St., Palo Alto, CA
Tickets $25 general, $20 senior and SFEMS (San Francisco Early Music Society) members, $10 student

Friday, November 8, 8:00 pm
Trinity Chapel, Dana and Durant Sts., Berkeley, CA
Tickets $25 general, $20 senior and SFEMS members, $10 student 

Saturday, November 9, 7:30 pm
Ukiah Community Concert Association
Ukiah High School Cafetorium, 100 Low Cap Rd., Ukiah, CA
Tickets are available at the door or online for $20 ($5-student/child)
For more information, call 707-463-2738

Sunday, November 10, 4:00 pm
Gualala Arts Chamber Music Series
Gualala Arts Center, 46501 Gualala Road, Gualala, CA
$25 advance, $30 day of concert
Young people ages 7 through 17 admitted free with adult. 


Core Members of Musica Pacifica perform with Philharmonia Baroque and American Bach Soloists, and also appear with prominent early music ensembles nationally and abroad. They have performed on such prestigious concert series as The Frick Collection and Music Before 1800 (NYC), the Getty Museum (LA), Tage Alter Musik (Regensburg), Cleveland Art Museum, and the Berkeley Early Music Festival (four times), among others. They have performed at festivalsin Germany and Austria and have been featured on German National radio as well as on National Public Radio’s “Performance Today” and “Harmonia.” Musica Pacifica’s eight CD releases on the Virgin Classics, Dorian, and Solimar labels have won national and international awards, including Chamber Music America/WQXR’s 2003 Record Award, being featured on Minnesota Public Radio, and being chosen as “CD of the Month” by the early music journal Alte Musik Aktuell (Regensburg). Full bios of all musicians are at