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Palo Alto Philharmonic Baroque Concert
The Palo Alto Philharmonic will present a concert of Baroque music, performing pieces by Bach, Scarlatti, Purcell, Gabrielli, Buonamen and Corelli. See website for full program. Sept. 12, 8-10 p.m. $22 general; $18 senior; $10 student. First Baptist Church of Palo Alto, 305 N. California Ave., Palo Alto.
 

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'Familiar Repertoire - Unusual Versions'
The Albany Consort will offer a concert program featuring Jonathan Salzedo's arrangements of Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" and his arrangement of "Brandenburg Concerto 4." Sept. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $15-$30. All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.

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Musical Art Quintet
Musical Art Quintet will share its innovative chamber music with Afro-Cuban and world music influences in a program including original compositions by bandleader Sascha Jacobsen and pieces by Duke Ellington, Tito Puente, John Coltrane and others. Seating will be limited to 200 guests. Sept. 12, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
 

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Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi Double Trio
At this Jazz at Filoli event, Stephanie Trick will team up with her husband Paolo Alderighi for a four-handed piano performance of boogie woogie, blues, stride and swing. They will be backed up by bassist Marty Eggers and drummer Danny Coot. Sept. 13, 1:30-4 p.m. $60 member; $70 nonmember. Filoli, 86 Canada Road, Woodside.

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Cascada de Flores
For this CSMA Family Concert, Cascade de Flores will perform "The Tree and the Donkey Who Loved to Sing" (aka "El Abuelo"), an interactive bilingual show bringing together Mexican, Spanish and Caribbean traditions. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis and is limited to 200. Sept. 20, 2-3 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts, Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

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'Movie Music Masterpieces'
The 65-piece California Pops Orchestra will offer a concert called "Movie Music Masterpieces," featuring film scores from "Ben Hur," James Michener's "Hawaii," "Dr. Zhivago," "Harry Potter," "Hook - Flight to Neverland," "Lord of the Rings," "Ghostbusters" and "Rocky Horror Picture Show." The performance will be led and emceed by maestro Kim Venaas. Free parking is available in lots 5 and 6 only. Sept. 22, 3-5 p.m. $48 premium; $40 regular; $20 youth. Foothill College, Smithwick Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.
 

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Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra concert
Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra will kick off its 50th Anniversary Season with a program conducted by David Ramadanoff, including Respighi's "Trittico Botticeliano"; Glazunov's Violin Concerto, featuring violinist Emma Steele; and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5. Oct. 17, 8-10 p.m. $15-$25; free for children. Valley Presbyterian Church, 945 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
 

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2015–2016 Winter Series: Borodin Quartet
Music@Menlo's 2015–2016 Winter Series will begin with a concert program featuring the Borodin Quartet as it celebrates its 70th anniversary through the performance of its most storied repertoire. Oct. 18, 6 p.m. $52/$47 full price; $25/$20 under age 30. Menlo-Atherton High School, The Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton.

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Voices of Music: 'Virtuoso Italian Concertos'
Voices of Music will celebrate the holidays with an evening of virtuoso concertos by Corelli, Torelli and Vivaldi. Soloists will include Cynthia Miller Freivogel, Lisa Grodin, Carla Moore, Elisabeth Reed, David Tayler, Tanya Tomkins and Hanneke van Proosdij. Dec. 17, 8 p.m. $40 adult; $35 senior, member; $5 student with photo ID. All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.

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Voices of Music: 'La Bella più Bella'
This Voices of Music concert program will include duets and instrumental music from Europe and the New World, featuring sopranos Jennifer Ellis Kampani and Catherine Webster. Pieces to be performed include music by Buxtehude, Monteverdi and Purcell, as well as villancicos from the New World. Jan. 28, 8 p.m. $40 adult; $35 senior, member; $35, $5 student with photo ID. All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
 

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2015–2016 Winter Series: The Chamber Music Society quartet
At this Music@Menlo Winter series event, Gilles Vonsattel (piano), Arnaud Sussmann (violin), Paul Neubauer (viola) and Paul Watkins (cello) -- a powerhouse quartet from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center -- will perform a program including pieces by Beethoven, Dohnanyi and Dvorak. Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. $52/$47 full price; $25/$20 under age 30. Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

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Voices of Music: 'The Art of the Countertenor'
Christopher Lowrey, a countertenor sensation from London, will join Voices of Music for a program of arias by Handel, Bach and Vivaldi that range from beautiful sacred music to dramatic opera arias. March 17, 8 p.m. $40 adult; $35 senior, member; $5 student with photo ID. All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
 

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2015–2016 Winter Series: Wu Han-Setzer-Finckel Piano Trio
Violinist Philip Setzer will join David Finckel (cello) and Wu Han (piano), Music@Menlo's artistic directors, in performing a program of three revered piano trios by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Brahms. May 8, 6 p.m. $52/$47 full price; $25/$20 under age 30. Menlo-Atherton High School, The Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton.