Etienne Charles performs at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest Aug. 7-9. (Photo courtesy of the artist.)
Opening Friday, Aug. 7: American Bach Soloists Festival. Artistic and Music Director Jeffrey Thomas conducts works by Couperin, Rameau, Rebel, and others. Details here.
Opening Friday, Aug. 7: Cabrillo Music Festival. This year's fest features 12 composers in residence, including the Bay Area's own Mason Bates and Nathaniel Stookey, plus Hannah Lash, Missy Mazzoli, and the great Nico Muhly. Details here.
Friday, Aug. 7: Mary Younakof at San Jose ICA. An audience-participation art happening -- and an exploration of color. Details here. Details here.