Christmas in Medieval England (2017)

Friday, December 22 • 8 PM
Saturday, December 23 • 2:30 & 8 PM

First Church in Cambridge, Congregational
11 Garden Street (Next to the Sheraton Commander)

Our very popular program of music for Advent and Christmas from 15th-century England, including motets by Leonel Power and John Dunstaple, English carols, and Sarum plainchant.

Sarum plainchant
Angelus ad virginem
Gabriel fram Heven-King
Carols: Hayl Mary, Ther is no rose, Nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse, Ecce quod natura, Ave rex angelorum
John Dunstaple: Gaude virgo
Leonel Power: Gloria, Ibo michi ad montem mirre

Doors open 1 hour before each concert / Pre-concert talk by Daniel Donoghue (Harvard University) beginning 45 minutes before each concert

Blue Heron
Pamela Dellal, Martin Near, Daniela Tošić, Michael Barrett, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Mark Sprinkle, Paul Guttry, David McFerrin, voices
Scott Metcalfe, harp

Individual tickets on sale beginning August 1
Buy in advance and save: $65 Sec. A / $45 Sec. B / $32 Sec. C (General) / $27 Senior (General) / $10 Student (General)
At the door: $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10
(Under 18 admitted free)

Image: Miniature of the Annunciation, The Beaufort / Beauchamp Hours, London and Bruges, 1401-1415 (London, British Library, Royal 2 A. xviii, f. 23v). © The British Library Board. All rights reserved.