Christmas in Baroque Germany

Friday, December 20 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 21 • 2:30 & 7:30 PM

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


A new Christmas program! Music by Michael Praetorius, Samuel Scheidt, Johann Hermann Schein, and other early 17th-century masters brought to glorious life by twelve singers, a five-part violin band, organ, theorbo, and the brilliant cornetts, sackbuts, and recorders of the Dark Horse Consort.

Doors and box office open one hour before each concert
One pre-concert talk will be given, by Christoph Wolff (Professor emeritus, Harvard University). This stand-alone event will take place on Thursday, December 19 at 6:30 PM in Margaret Jewett Hall at First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street. The talk is free and open to the public (no ticket required).

BLUE HERON (Scott Metcalfe, dir.)
Jennifer Ashe
Michael Barrett
Megan Chartrand
Pamela Dellal
Paul Guttry
Steven Hrycelak
David McFerrin
Jason McStoots
Martin Near
Mark Sprinkle
Sonja DuToit Tengblad
Teresa Wakim

Julie Andrijeski, violin
Anna Griffis, viola
Laura Jeppesen, viola
Scott Metcalfe, violin
Emily Walhout, bass violin
Dark Horse Consort: Kiri Tollaksen, Alexandra Opsahl, Greg Ingles, Erik Schmalz & Mack Ramsey, cornettos, trombones & recorders
Eric Milnes, organ
Charles Weaver, theorbo

Buy in advance and save: $75 Sec. A / $49 Sec. B / $35 Sec. C (General) / $27 Senior (General) / $10 Student/Low Income (General)
At the door: $78 / $52 / $38 / $30 / $10
Under 18 admitted free