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Christmas in 15th-Century France & Burgundynativity image

Friday, December 16, 2016 • 8 PM
Saturday, December 17, 2016 • 2:30 PM
Saturday, December 17, 2016 • 8 PM

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

From the penitential season of Advent through Christmas rejoicing and on to the festive gift-giving celebration of New Year’s Day, this program offers a captivating mix of mysticism and merriment, with music by the greatest French and Flemish musicians of the fifteenth century—Guillaume Du Fay, Johannes Regis, Josquin Desprez, Jacob Obrecht, Antoine Brumel, and others.

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Box Office and Doors open at 7 PM for the 8 PM concerts, and at 1:30 PM for the 2:30 PM concert.
Pre-concert talks begin at 7:15 PM for the 8 PM concerts, and at 1:45 PM for the 2:30 PM concert.

Free pre-concert talks by Irit Kleiman (Boston University)

Blue Heron
Jennifer Ashe, Pamela Dellal, Martin Near, Daniela Tosic
Michael Barrett, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Stefan Reed, Mark Sprinkle
Sumner Thompson, Paul Guttry, Cameron Beauchamp

Laura Jeppesen, rebec & fiddleMiron xmas quote for website
Charles Weaver, lute & voice
Scott Metcalfe, director, harp & fiddle

Buy in advance and save: $65 / $45 / $32 / $27 / $10
At the door: $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10
(Under 18 admitted free)

The Adoration of the Christ Child (detail)
Follower of Jan Joest of Kalkar (Netherlandish, active c. 1515)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection