Songs About Hope: Esperance & Amors in the 14th century

Saturday, February 22, 2020 • 8 PM

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


Music by Guillaume de Machaut, Jacob Senleches & others, including a complex of interrelated pieces connecting Machaut’s Remede de Fortune (c. 1340) to a handful of works in the hypnotic, late 14th-century style known as the Ars subtilior via the anonymous rondeau Esperance.

Pre-concert talk by Michael Cuthbert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) at 7:15 PM / Doors and box office open at 7:00 PM

BLUE HERON (Scott Metcalfe, dir.)
Owen McIntosh
Jason McStoots
Martin Near
Scott Metcalfe, harp & fiddle
Debra Nagy, recorder, douçaine & harp
Charles Weaver, lute

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