Music & dance

saturday   |   14

“G.F. Handel’s Israel in Egypt.” Composed of Bible passages mainly from Exodus. Santa Clara Chorale. At Mission Santa Clara, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. 8 p.m. $5-$25.

 “The Gurs Zyklus.” Composer and sound-sculpture inventor Trimpin. At Stanford Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Mall, Stanford. 8 p.m. $10-$68. (650) 725-ARTS.

sunday   |   15

Kitka and Meredith Monk. Local Jewish group and New York–based singer perform. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $32-$41.

thursday   |   19

“Monger.” Israeli choreographer Barak Marshall’s theatrical dance piece. At Marines’ Memorial Theater, 609 Sutter St., S.F. 8 p.m.

saturday   |   21

“Bella Notte.” Benefit opera and Broadway-style concert for Beth Am. Champagne and dessert reception follows. At Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills. 7:30 p.m. $60.

sunday   |   22

“In This House.” Dan Leemon and the Desperate House Band. Concert benefiting Congregation Beth Jacob’s religious school scholarship fund. At Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de la Pulgas, Redwood City. 4-6 p.m. $18-$36. (650) 366-8481.

“Silicon Valley Jewish Music Festival.” Live music by David Grisman, Andy Statman Quartet, Craig Taubman, the Macaroons and more. Food, art vendors. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 1-8 p.m. Free.