The Mother Lode Friends of Music presents classical music performances in the central region of California’s historic gold country. Founded in the early 1990s, the organization offers several concerts of chamber music each season. Each season includes one or more “house concerts” and/or special events such as the 2018 collaboration with Baker Street West presenting the Musical World of Sherlock Holmes. Most of the concerts are held in Amador and Calaveras counties. Support comes from dues and donations of its members, as well as nominal priced tickets to the general public.

2019-2020 Season

Current plans include:

September 29 – Faculty members from the prestigious Pacific Institute of Music performing works by Brahms, Tchaikovsky and others.

November 17 – Music from around the world – reggae, flamenco, Native American flutes, Brazil, Eastern Europe – Have you ever heard an alpenhorn?

March 1, 2020 – Youth Concert.  Performances by young local musicians.

May 17, 2020 – Music from acclaimed cellist Susan Lamb Cook and her ensemble TriMusica.

June 28, 2020 – “Duets” Concert.