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.
Friday, 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 at www.AngelicasLLC.com.
Tuesday, 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 »
~~~~~~~ Recent Performances ~~~~~~~
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
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
Saturday, February 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, and Originals.
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
Friday, March 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.
Saturday, 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.
(Notes on 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, email@example.com 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. Free 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.
Saturday 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
Join 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.
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
Saturday, 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.