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The new ABS Season presents dazzling works by Bach, Handel, and Masters of the French Baroque, a diverse array of unparalled inspiration.

from the ABS film
"Handel's Messiah in Grace Cathedral"

Messiah in Grace Cathedral

Handel's Messiah
in Grace Cathedral

December 2016
A Weekend in Paris

A Weekend
in Paris

February 2017
Bach's Double Chorus Motets

Bach's Motets
for Double Chorus

March/April 2017
Handel's La Resurrezione

La Resurrezione

May 2017

San Francisco’s Proposition S Funds the Arts! 

ABS performed at Benefit for Berkeley's First Congregational Church

ABS presents Handel’s Messiah in San Francisco’s Historic Grace Cathedral

A Sparkling Evening at the ABS Gala in San Francisco's Flood Mansion

Fanfare Magazine Interviews Jeffrey Thomas and Praises Messiah Film

Read the Season Brochure

Read the
Season Brochure

Our 2016-2017 Season features Handel's Messiah in San Francisco's majestic Grace Cathedral, a program of exquisite music from the Parisian Baroque schools, Bach's tremendously exciting Motets for Double Chorus, and one of Handel's earliest and most colorful oratorios.

2016/2017 Season Brochure

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Featured Recordings

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Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Audio CD

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos

2 CDs
Handel's Messiah in Grace Cathedral

Handel's Messiah in Grace Cathedral

Blu-ray® and DVD
5.1 DTS-HD™ Surround Sound
Bach: St. Matthew Passion Audio CD

Bach: St. Matthew Passion

3 CDs

Bach's Mass in B Minor

"Anatomy of a Masterwork"

A 30-minute Documentary in HD

We extend our sympathy and support in the wake of the recent fire at First Congregational Church, Berkeley. Our thoughts are with the parishioners, staff, artists, and residents who call FCCB home.

We are hopeful that repairs to the sanctuary will be completed in time for us to continue our performances there in 2017, so ticket and subscription sales for our Berkeley venue continue to remain available. Please stay tuned for developments. Thank you.

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