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A highly stylized, nonstop 80s show, Tainted Love offers a change from the usual party bands. March 8, 9-11 p.m. $18-$25. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City.
Soli Deo Gloria performs short masses by Mozart and Schubert and explores the roots of the Viennese trio in works by Bach and other Baroque composers. Soloists: Christa Pfeiffer, Sally Mouzon, Jeff Barnett, Ben Kazez, accompanied by Orchestra Gloria. March 8, 5 p.m. Tickets are $26 (general) and $21 (student/senior). First Lutheran Church, 600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto.
ConcertsVolti 'War and Peace'
Volti – San Francisco’s award-winning, leading-edge new music chamber choir – presents "War and Peace: Extraordinary Renditions," a program of contemporary works by five living American composers. Two of the pieces are world premieres. Robert Geary conducts. March 8, 8-10 p.m. $10, 25, 30 ($5 discounts in advance). All Saints' Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
ConcertsStanford Wind Ensemble Concert
Giancarlo Aquilanti directs the Stanford Wind Ensemble’s winter program with guest composer Frank Ticheli conducting his own concerto for clarinet and wind ensemble. Aquilanti's "The Sound of Favignana" and "Berkeley Pictures" will also be performed. March 8, 7:30 p.m. General $15; students $10. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford.
ConcertsStanford Chamber Chorale
Gregory Wait is guest conductor for the Chamber Chorale's performance of works by J.S. Bach, Franz Schubert, Giuseppe Verdi, Morten Lauridsen and others, along with traditional spirituals. 7:30 p.m. $15 general; $10 student; $10 senior; free for Stanford students with SUID. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford.
Concerts'The Genius of Youth' PACO Concert
This Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra performance will feature Annie Ku on piano and conductor Antoine van Dongen, who was a violinist in the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. March 8, 7:30 p.m. Free. Cubberley Theatre, Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
ConcertsFortnightly Music Club Concert
The concert will feature music for strings, woodwinds, voice, piano and more by Nancy Bloomer Deussen, Andre Previn and Ludwig van Beethoven. Reception to follow. March 9, 7-9 p.m. Free Lucie Stern Community Center Ballroom, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
ConcertsStanford Baroque Soloists: On the Road
Anthony Martin directs the Baroque Soloists' program of works written by composers during their travels abroad: Lulli in Paris, Muffat in Salzburg, Rosenmuller in Venice and Handel in London. March 10, 7:30 p.m. Free. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford.
ConcertsConcert at Castilleja
Castilleja School will host a concert for high school students created by other students. It will feature local rappers Kalin and Myles. March 14, 8-10:30 p.m. $20. Castilleja School, 1310 Bryant St., Palo Alto.
ConcertsMusic Teachers' Scholarship Concert
For the 22nd time, Palo Alto Unified School District teachers will perform a chamber music concert to raise money for scholarships for music students in the district. Students who want to pursue the scholarships must attend the event to sign up for audition times. March 15, 4 p.m. $15 adult; $5 student/senior. Haymarket Theatre, Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto.
ConcertsLive Music Improv
Chin-Fei Chan (flute), Jim Kassis (percussion) and Daniel Wood (horn) will improvise a concert, using musical games, themes and props. March 16, 2-3 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
ConcertsCamereta Sospiro: Celebrating Art Song
The chamber ensemble Camereta Sospiro will perform music written for voice and a diverse mix of instruments in an intimate setting. March 18, 12-1:30 p.m. $15 at the door. Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
ConcertsNew Century Chamber Orchestra Presents 'Atlantic Crossing'
New Century is joined by Chanticleer in a program that travels from an increasingly menacing Germany to a swinging, jazz-filled 1930s New York. March 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $25-$95. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford.
ConcertsPurdue Varsity Glee Club Concert
The Purdue Varsity Glee Club from West Lafayette, Ind., performs. March 21, 8-9:30 p.m. $20 adults, $10 students First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.
ConcertsJeno Jando Solo Piano Recital
Jeno Jando, professor of the Liszt Music Academy in Budapest and winner of several major international piano competitions, performs the music of Liszt, Haydn, Beethoven, Brahms and Bartok. March 22, 7-9 p.m. $15/$25. Woodside Priory School - Performing Arts Center, 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
ConcertsNew Esterházy Quartet: Vienna in the 19th Century
Period ensemble The New Esterházy Quartet will play music from 19th century Vienna: a recent completion of Haydn’s unfinished "Quartet in D minor, Op. 103" (1803, Bay Area premiere), Schoenberg’s "Quartet in D major" (1897, Bay Area premiere on gut strings) and Schubert’s "Quartet in G" (1826). March 23, 4-6 p.m. $25 (discounts for seniors, students). All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
ConcertsEl Caminio Youth Symphony March Festival Concert
The El Camino Youth Symphony's March Festival features five young artists as well as the Sinfonietta Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Camilla Kolchinsky. The program includes works by Bizet, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Lalo. March 29, 7:30 p.m. $15 general; $8 student/senior. Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton.
ConcertsSF Choral Artists: Love, Loss, and Latkes
The third collaboration of 20-voice San Francisco Choral Artists and Klezmer improv trio Veretski Pass includes intimate compositions by Weelkes and Mendelssohn; lively folk songs; an unknown Renaissance gem; works by Bernstein, Ben-Haim, Jagoda, and Dinerstein; and an exciting number of world premieres. 4-6 p.m. $30 at the door; discounts for students, seniors and advance purchase. All Saints' Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto.
Concerts'The History of Music from Gabriela to Gaga'
Brass quintet featuring CSMA faculty will play a variety of music, from Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” to the dixieland classic “Bourbon Street Parade” to putting their own spin on the music of Adele. April 3, 7-8 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts - Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.
ConcertsPalo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra Concert IV
This concert begins with a talk at 7:30 p.m. and features performances of Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio Italien, Op. 45," Stravinsky's "Firebird Suite" and more. April 5, 8 p.m. $20 adults; $17 seniors; $10 students. Cubberley Community Center Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
ConcertsVince Neil of Motley Crue
Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil will perform. May 2, 9-11 p.m. $60-140. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City.
ConcertsRedwood Bluegrass Associates Concert Series
The Redwood Bluegrass Associates is hosting two bluegrass concerts in Mountain View on March 15 and May 3. Pre-show jam session at 5 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets: $20 in advance; $25 at the door. First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View, 1667 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View.