Saturday, May 3 2014 7 p.m. Westminster
Presbyterian Church Early Music Series, 1100 Shasta Avenue at The Alameda, San
Jose. Doris Williams, lute and voice, Howard Kadis, lute, and Julie Morisette,
viola da gamba. a program of "REnaissance Love Songs Expressed" reflecting
different kinds of love, from intimate to universal.
Suggested Donation: $10
per person Reception to follow each concert
For further information
email Doris or call her at 650-213-6463.
Sunday, May 18, 2014,
4 p.m. St Bede's Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Rd. Menlo Park, CA Doris Williams,
lute, voice, Kit Robberson, viola da gamba, and guests singing a program of "Love
Songs of the Renaissance Expressed" including songs from medieval Spain,
Renaissance England, France, Germany, Italy, Celtic songs, and American arrangements
for early instruments. Tickets: $20 general/$16 senior/$5 student in advance at
brownpapertickets.com; $25/$21/$5 at the door. For more information call the church
at 650-854-6555, or e-mail Doris or call her at 650-213-6463.
Recent Performances ~~~~~~~
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Angelica's
Restaurant 863 Main St. Redwood City, Doris Williams, Claudia Gantivar, recorder
perform "A renaissance of Love Expressed" Songs and Chants from Medieval
Spain, Europe, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and America. Lute, voice, recorder. Tickets
$13 onine, $18 at the door at www.angelicasllc.com or call 650-679-8184.
March 12, 2014, 4 p.m. Salon Concert at Guild Hall, Cranbrook Institute, 470 Church
Rd. Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Sunday, Dec. 1 Dickens Fair
at the Cow Palace. Lady Doris and Sir Mike are performing at the Dickens Fair
between 2:30 and 7. Tickets are $25 for adults, less for children, under 5 are
free. Order tickets at Eventbrite, www.dickensfair.com.
Dec. 20 6:30 p.m. Angelica's, 683 Main St. Redwood City. Come
and hear and sing your favorite Renaissance Christmas tunes with lute, harp sounds
and voice! Doris Wiliams Christmas Singers will sing Renaissance tunes, and then
a traditional Christmas sing-a-long at the end of the show. Cover charge is $12.00
online, $15 at the door. For tickets and reservations call 650-679-8184 or online
August 20, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Lane Community Room, 480 Primrose Rd.
Burlingame Public Library. Doris Williams performs Renaissance Songs of Love,
Nature, Loss on her lute. Also Celtic and original selections. For more information
call the library at 558-7444.
Saturday, June 8, 3 p.m.,
5301 McKee Rd. San Jose, • Doris Williams performs with the Peralta Consort,
a local recorder ensemble. She will lead a quartet of singers in some selections
from France, Italy, Germany and England. Also featuring Doris on lute. $10 donation.
Saturday and Sunday June 15, 16 Santa Cruz Scottish Renaissance
Festival, Highland Games, Living History, Vendors and Performers. Watsonville,
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. Celtic Rose, Doris Williams, Mike Bell, Karl Franzen
performing at various outdoor stages. For
more information »
Friday, February 22,
Dinner time around 6 p.m. Gaia's Garden Restaurant, 1899 Mendocino Ave. Doris
Williams and Mike Bell perform Celtic, Renaissance, and Americana.
Sunday, February 24 2013, 3:30 p.m. Resurrection Parish, 303
Stony Point Rd, Santa Rosa, CA • Doris Williams, soprano and lute, and Susan
Casey on Renaissance Recorders present Renaissance and Celtic gems. $15.00 tickets.
Saturday, March 23 5 p.m. Northbrae Community Church,
941 The Alameda, Berkeley, Doris directs the singers in Ansamble Luython, a Renaissance
Ensemble dedicated to Eastern European music. Slovenian Music will be featured,
including motets of Lamentations of Jeremiah, lute solos, and folk songs.
Saturday, April 6th 11 a.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma
St. Menlo Park. Doris Williams, soprano and Claudia Gantivar on Renaissance recorders
performs "Lute Songs and Solos of the Renaissance" Free program presented
by Friends of the Library.
Saturday, May 11, 3 p.m.
Foothills Presbyterian Church, 5301 McKee Rd, San Jose."Musici della Doria"
presents music of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including Dowland, Caccini,
Lawes, Boleyn, Morley, Johnson. Admission is a donation.
Sunday, January 22, 2012 4 p.m. St. Bede's Episcopal Church,
2650 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park. Renaissance Songs of Love, Doris Williams, Howard
Kadis, Jonathan Harris. Mary Prout Tickets: in advance ($15/12) at brownpapertickets.com
At the door $20/17 senior/12 student/5 under 12
11, 2012 Angelica's Bistro, 6:30 - 8:30 will include Celtic Rose and
Ken Brown, gypsy jazz guitarist. Tickets $10 in advance at www.angelicasbistro.com
$15 at the door. call 650-365-3226
Saturday, March 10,
7:30 p.m. Willow Glen Coffee Roasting, Celtic Rose performs Renaissance, Celtic,
Wednesday, March 14, 6:30 p.m. Cambrian
Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose Celtic Rose performs Celtic Cross-Over Songs
- From the Celtic Lands to the Americas. 408-808-3080
23, The Ugly Mug Cafe, 4640 Soquel Drive, Soquel 831-477-1341. 6 - 7:30
p.m.Doris Williams and Mike Bell performing Celtic, Renaissance, Americana, and
Originals. Come for organic coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and vegan options.
March 31, 2 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 150 E. Fernando St.,
San Jose, 408-808-2000. Celtic Rose performs "Celtic Cross-Over Songs - From
the Celtic Lands to America.
Saturday, May 12,
3 p.m. Foothill Presbyterian Church, 5301 McKee Rd. San Jose. Musici della Doria,
Doris Williams Early Music ensemble performs Early 17th Century Songs of Love,
Nature, and Loss from Shakespeare, Jonson, Dryden and Baif. Music by Caccini,
Dowland, Johnson, Lawes, and Battaile. Also featuring Howard Kadis, lute, Jonathan
Harris, recorder, Mary Prout, gamba. Donations are $10.
May 12: I will be singing What the Italians and French and English
considered reviving the ancient Greeks ideals of meter and affectation with one
single melody. This was essentially the beginnings of Opera in Italy. Composers
include Caccini, and his famous "Amarilli mia bella", Dowland, Battaile,
Henry Lawes, Johnson's setting of two famous tunes: "Full Fathom Five"
from The Tempest, and "Have you seen a white lily grow." from The Devil
is an Ass by Ben Jonson... Performers are Howard Kadis on the long-necked
lute, otherwise know as the archlute, Mary Prout: gamba, and Jonathan
Harris: recorders. )
Monday, June 4, 5 p.m. Ansámbl
Luython "Collegium Rorantistarum" Renaissance Music of the Polish Court
5:00PM, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, $25 General Admission, $20 SFEMS/Seniors/Students/Disabled,
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575.650.8223. Doris Williams sings soprano in
this ensemble of 6 singers.
Wednesday, June 6, 8 p.m. Memorial
Church, Stanford University. Early Music Singers perform Spanish Renaissance concert.
Thursday, June 14, 11 a.m. Doris leads her
Swinging Seniors Group of 5 singers at the Mountain View Senior Center on Escuela
in Mtn View! Come have a good lunch and enjoy beautiful music.
June 16 & Sunday June 17 Santa Cruz County
FairGrounds, Watsonville, Loch Lomond Highland Games and Celtic Gathering. Celtic
Rose, Doris Williams and Karl Franzen perform on several live stages throughout
the fair. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3, 7 p.m. at
St. Andrew's Prebyterian Church, Aptos 9850 Monroe Ave.Doris Williams with her
Celtic Rose Band, Karl Franzen and Mike Bell perform. This is a part of David
Brewer's Celtic Music night.
STORM THE BASTILLE! Thursday, July
12, 8 pm@ Angelica's Bistro, Redwood City
Les Campagnards and friends for an exciting Bastille Day party at
Angelica's Bistro in Redwood City on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 8 pm (dinner seating
starts at 7 pm). Les Campagnards members Alan Keith, Gary Breitbard, Jena Rauti
and Peter Tommerup will be joined by Daniel Steinberg, Debra Dawson and
Doris Williams for a fun-filled evening of French Country and Parisian
music, songs, and dances.
Featured instruments are: bagpipes, hurdy
gurdy, accordion, fiddle, piano, and dulcimers. Gary Breitbard and Jena Rauti
will lead easy-to-follow country dances and mixers that are popular at the "bals
folklorique" -- bourrée, scottish, polka, and valse. We'll sing La
Marseillaise and other French favorites – song sheets provided. Table reservations
are highly recommended -- the event is $10 per person in advance, $14 at the door.
Allow minimum $15 per person for food/drink purchases. Angelica's Bistro is at
863 Main Street in Redwood City. To reserve a spot, go to: http://angelicasbistro.com
and check the Calendar of Events for July 12. Or, phone 650-365-3226. For other
event info call Gary at 650-493-0693
Saturday, July 21,
3 p.m. 1217 Via Huerta, Los Altos, CA Doris Williams and Mike Bell perform Renaissance,
Celtic, and Originals. Johann Nilson with his creative versions of classic songs.
Sliding Scale Donation. Stay for a jam and birthday party to celebrate Doris and
Rudy's birthday. A benefit for Rock The Earth
Saturday, July 28
5:30-7:30 p.m. DNote 7519 Grandview Ave, Arvada, CO Doris Williams performs with
Mike Witter and her brother Tim Truitt. Celtic, Renaissance and Originals.
November 17, Angelica's Bistro 6:30 p.m 863 Main Street, Redwood
City . . Tickets $10 in advance at www.angelicasbistro.com
$15 at the door. call 650-365-3226
Sunday, December 9,
Sunnyvale Library, 3 -4 p.m. Doris Williams and Susan Casey present a program
on Renaissance music.
Saturday, December 15, 7:30.
Benefit Concert for Hurricane Sandy, with Doris Williams, Mike Bell and Friends
performing Renaissance, Celtic, Originals and Amercan country/pop. 1217 Via Huerta,
Los Altos. CD's for sale. Contribute whatever you can. Holiday sing-a-long of
not so well known music following at 9 p.m.