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      May 1, 2020

      Friday   8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      1111 O'Farrell Street
      San Francisco, California 94109

      Venetian Splendors, California Bach Society

      For our season finale we recreate the splendors of Venice's Basilica di San Marco, featuring jewels by three of its maestri di capella: Croce (maestro from 1603 to 1609), Monteverdi (1613 to 1643), and Rovetta (1644 to 1668). Croce's Missa percussit Saul mille--one of Paul Flight's discoveries during his doctoral work at Indiana University--beautifully showcases cori spezzati, the double-choir style that became a trademark of choral compositions written for San Marco. We also perform Monteverdi's lively Beatus Vir and a grand Vespers by Rovetta, composed on the occasion of the birth of King Louis XIV, in 1638. 8 pm Friday May 1, 2020 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St at Franklin, San Francisco. Other Cal Bach events

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