The week in Cotati: Dec. 3-9
Bring your family and friends to Cotati’s St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for their free annual “First Sunday of Advent Concert” with local musicians Dana Couey-Harman, Doug Harman and James Harman. Concert starts at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 at 150 St Joseph Way in Cotati. Call 795-4807 for more info.
Green Music Center:
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony with the Berlin Philharmonic and Grammy®-winning pianist Yefim Bronfman from 8-10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6. Cost: $66-145. For tickets and info visit sfsymphony.org/greenmusic.
Handel’s “Messiah” is performed by the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec 9. Ticket price is $32-90. Famed Japanese conductor Masaaki Suzuki leads the ensemble and Bruce Lamott directs the chorus. Call (866) 955-6040 for tickets.
Swing into the holidays with the The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, from Travis Air Force Base, at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. The free performance features the SSU Jazz Orchestra, led by Doug Leibinger, with vocalist Bonnie Brooks. Includes a no-host bar in the lobby at 7 p.m. Must reserve box office tickets at 664-2353 or online at tickets.sonoma.edu/performingarts.
All performances at Weill Hall at SSU, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. in Rohnert Park.
Join dance instructor Helen Andrade and 9-piece Swingin’ on a Vine for a fun and education night of dancing from 6:30-10 Monday, Dec. 3. Free
Rock Overtime student performance from Loud and Clear music store’s band camp plays from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4. Free.
Listen to French-Flamenco-Gypsy music of Dijin 9 p.m.-midnight Friday, Dec. 7. Cover is $10.
Hear the Redwood Tango Trio 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Dec. 8. Free.
Enjoy Irish music 4 – 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. Free
Located at 8240 Old Redwood Hwy in downtown Cotati. Call 795-7868.