Oct 2-An Evening at Elizabeth's Court-Season Opening Benefit & Concert
Date: September 23, 2010
Location: California, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
An Evening at Elizabeth's Court - October 2 - 7:00 pm
Our fun-filled evening of music, merriment, mead and morsels returns when her royal majesty Gloriana, Maestro Todd Jolly, and the staff and singers of San Francisco Renaissance Voices invite you to An Evening at Elizabeth's Court. Your evening at court starts with a reception flowing with mead and wine, and a Silent Auction featuring some of the finest items in The Realm including tickets to performances and dining, fine vintages and valuable gift items. For your entertainment this year her majesty has asked our Assistant Music Director, The Lady Katherine McKee to direct a concert lush with madrigals with guest artist Celtic harper Diana Rowan. Your evening at court ends with a Renaissance feast featuring exotic foods from sunny Spain. Tickets at the door will be $40 but her majesty has decreed a special price for those pre-purchasing on line - $30 for one gentleperson; $50 for two gentlepersons - visit http://www.SFRV.org!
WHO: San Francisco Renaissance Voices
WHAT: An Evening at Elizabeth's Court - Season Opening Gala Benefit and Performance featuring Elizabeth madrigals with Celtic harper Diana Rowan
WHEN: Saturday, October 2 - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1329 Seventh Avenue, San Francisco
TICKETS: $40 at the door (presale on-line, $30 each, $50 for two)
San Francisco Renaissance Voices are Artists-in-Residence with Seventh Avenue Performances (San Francisco) and made their debut in 2004 with a sold-out performance of Victoria's Requiem. Under the leadership of Todd Jolly, Music Director and Katherine McKee, Assistant Music Director, the group has consistently earned praise for our "gossamer sound ... a sound something akin to spiritual levitation" as well as recognition for our imaginative programming and lauded as "a standout within the crowded field of Bay Area early music ensembles" by San Francisco Classical Voice (July 2009). We are dedicated to performing and exploring the a cappella choral music of the Renaissance particularly lesser-known and rarely-performed works, as well as exploring music from this period outside of the traditional European canon and have been featured by such publications as The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday, USA Today and the national magazine Early Music America, among others. Most recently, San Francisco Renaissance Voices was selected as "Best Classical Music" for 2010 by SFWeekly.