California Bach Society is a 30-voice chamber choir specializing in Renaissance and Baroque music, presenting four concerts each year in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Berkeley. Welcome to our 48th season, 2018-2019. We start the year with JS Bach’s Missa Brevis in A; then mark the holidays with 500 years of an Italian Christmas. In the winter, we present Rachmaninoff’s stunning All Night Vigil and finish the year with two Italian masters in Vienna. 

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Our 2018-2019 Season

Oct 19–21, 2018

J.S. BACH  Cantata 198 & Missa Brevis in A Major

Nov 30–Dec 2, 2018

BUON NATALE  Five centuries of Italian Christmas music

Mar 1–3, 2019

RACHMANINOFF  The All Night Vigil 

Apr 26–28, 2019

I MAESTRI ITALIANI A VIENNA  Valentini and Bertali

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Oct 19–21

J.S. Bach

Cantata 198 & Missa Brevis in A Major

Friday, October 19, 2018, 8pm
    St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 8pm
    All Saints' Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
Sunday, October 21, 2018, 4pm
    * First Congregational Church, Berkeley *

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Nov 30–Dec 2

Buon Natale

Five centuries of Italian Christmas music

Friday, November 30, 2018, 8pm
    St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 8pm
    All Saints' Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 4pm
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley

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Mar 1–3

Rachmaninoff

The All-Night Vigil

Friday, March 1, 2019, 8pm
    St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8pm
    All Saints' Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 4pm
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley

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Apr 26–28

I Maestri Italiani a Vienna

Giovanni Valentini and Antonio Bertali

Friday, April 26, 2019, 8pm
    St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco
Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8pm
    All Saints' Episcopal Church, Palo Alto
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 4pm
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley

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 The choir, Fall 2017.  Photo by Will Toft.

The choir, Fall 2017.  Photo by Will Toft.