Music

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Berkeley Jewish Music Festival. March 20-27. Complete schedule here.

sunday | 14

“Yiddish Sing-Along: Songs of Work, Protest and Celebration.” Jillian Tallmer and accompanist lead. At Bureau of Jewish Education’s Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St. 2 p.m. (415) 567-3327.

New Century Chamber Orchestra. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 5 p.m. $32-$37. (415) 444-8000.

tuesday | 16

Concert. Violinist Vadim Gluzman and pianist Angela Yoffe. At Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F. 8 p.m. www.performances.org.

thursday | 18

Peninsula Choraliers. Songs from their new season. Sponsor: Peninsula Jewish Community Center’s Senior Adult Department. At Peninsula Temple Beth El, 1700 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. 12 p.m. (650) 212-7522.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 2 p.m. $5-$8. (415) 292-1233.

“A Radical Life with Songs.” Ronnie Gilbert, singer, actor and playwright, tells stories and sings songs from her 70 years of social activism. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7:30 p.m. $15-$30. (415) 444-8000.

friday | 19

Cypress String Quartet. Lecture and concert at 6:45 p.m. March 19 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F. $7-$25. (415) 978-2787. Concert at 2 p.m. March 21 at Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, 2640 College Ave., Berkeley. $12-$17. (510) 845-8542. Lecture and concert at 6:45 p.m. March 26 at Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $6-$12. (650) 343-8463. Concert at 5 p.m. March 28 at Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. $27. (415) 444-8000.

saturday | 20

“Bashrav.” World premiere of Israeli composer Betty Olivero’s latest work, performed by San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St. 8 p.m. $22-$28. (415) 292-1233.

“Strings Attached.” Tony-nominated performers Sharon McNight and Craig Carnelia. At Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 8 p.m. March 20; 5 p.m. March 21. $32-$37. (415) 444-8000.

sunday | 21

“Heavenly Voices.” Singers Ruth Rainero, Daniel Hutchings and Tim Krol with cellist Victoria Ehrlich and violinist Randall Weiss. At Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores St., S.F. 4 p.m. $15-$18. (415) 861-6932, ext. 305.