When: Sat., April 9, 8 p.m. and Sun., April 10, 7:30 p.m. 2011
As a fitting end to its 30th anniversary season, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra presents one of the great choral works of the very late 18th century, The Creation by Franz Josef Haydn. In what will surely be a choral highlight of the season, Nicholas McGegan conducts an augmented period instrument orchestra, the Philharmonia Chorale (directed by Bruce Lamott, with soloists Dominique Labelle, Thomas Cooley, and Philip Cutlip. At First Congregational Church (2345 Channing Way, Berkeley) on Saturday, April 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. $25-80. 415-392-4400 or CityBoxOffice.com.