Santa Cruz Baroque Festival 2019
Post-Season Events

Music in the Garden
Sunday, May 12, 2019 – 1-5pm

Dean Silver, host

Our splendid treat for Mother’s Day will be held in a private downtown jewel of a garden positively brimming with exotic blooms – hydrangeas, camellias, iris and other remarkable owers and rare species including pond plants.

Join us for gourmet treats to suit all tastes while you relax indoors or outdoors sipping fine wines or other beverages, listening to exquisite early and traditional music.

Limited tickets are available to this fun-raising fund-raiser, so get yours early to secure your spot. $45 presale and $50 at door. Purchase tickets: or at the concerts.

Emerging Artist Showcase

Sunday, May 19, 2019 – 4pm
Holy Cross Church
Our 6th annual presentation features the top laureates of our Youth Chamber Music Competition. The 2019 winners will perform a variety of Baroque and Classical music, and receive their cash awards onstage. We’re certain you’ll be amazed at the quality of our winners. Guaranteed to be memorable and inspiring!

Admission FREE ($10 donation requested)

Boomeria – Organ Extravaganza
Saturday, July 13, 2019 1-5pm
Bonny Doon


Castle, catacombs, galleries, and a wonderful pipe organ inside the Chapel Royal! That’s BOOMERIA in the redwoods of Bonny Doon celebrating Bastille Day, where our French-themed organic snacks, local wines, and continuously uplifting music is sure to delight!

This amazing fund-raiser is $50 presale and $60 at door. Purchase tickets: or at the concerts.


Musical Party in a Garden (British silk embroidery on canvas, 1647 – The Metropolitan Museum, New York)

In a formal garden, just a decade after the first speculative bubble known as the great ‘Tulip Mania’ burst, musical ladies perform for an appreciative audience. The hovering cupids suggest impending romance