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The Boar's Head Festival

  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church 2300 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA, 94704 United States (map)

The Boar's Head Festival
presented by San Francisco Renaissance Voices
as part of the Berkeley Festival & Exhibition of Early Music
Monday, June 6, 7:15PM

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 300 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

You've heard of Christmas in July… how about Twelfth Night in June?!

San Francisco Renaissance Voices under the direction of Katherine McKee for this 650 year old tradition celebrating Twelfth Night. We’re presenting this one-performance-only production for our Berkeley Festival audiences at a special Festival ticket price of only $20!  Our Boar’s Head Festival delights young and old alike, and is our most popular event of each and every season.  

This fun-filled costumed evening of music and dramatic surprises takes place at the court of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth I, played by audience favorite, soprano Susan Gundunas from Phantom of the Opera.  Her Majesty’s favorite troupe, the stellar choristers of San Francisco Renaissance Voices, will be joined by recorders, Celtic harp, and percussion, as well as Master William Shakespeare, for music by Morley, Tallis, Byrd, and others.

The evening will also include plenty of opportunities for our audience members to sing along with us in this joyous performance.  You may wear anything you like for this performance in Her Majesty's court - however those in period costume will be most welcome!

Who says Christmas comes but once a year?!