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Christmas in Baroque Germany

In-person tickets include virtual concert access. If you purchased an in-person or virtual ticket and did not receive the emailed link on December 24th to view the concert, please email

In person tickets include virtual concert access. The link to view will be sent, Friday December 24th and remain available for viewing through Friday, January 7th.

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To attend in-person concerts, proof of vaccination is required. Click here for full details.

Friday, December 17, 2021 • 8:00 PM
Saturday, December 18, 2021 • 2:30 & 8:00 PM

First Church in Cambridge, Congregational
11 Garden Street, Cambridge

Music by Michael Praetorius, Samuel Scheidt, Johann Hermann Schein, and other early 17th-century masters brought to glorious life by a dozen 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 30 minutes before each concert. (N.B. There are no pre-concert talks this December.)

BLUE HERON (Scott Metcalfe, artistic director)
Jennifer Ashe
Michael Barrett
Pamela Dellal
Paul Guttry
David McFerrin
Jason McStoots
Sophie Michaux
Elena Mullins
Mark Sprinkle
Sonja DuToit Tengblad
Teresa Wakim

Dark Horse Consort
Kiri Tollaksen, Alexandra Opsahl, Greg Ingles, Erik Schmalz & Mack Ramsey, cornettos, trombones & recorders

Julie Andrijeski, violin
Scott Metcalfe, violin
Anna Griffis, viola
Laura Jeppesen, viola
Emily Walhout, bass violin

Bob Wiemken, contrabass dulcian

Eric Milnes, organ
Charles Weaver, theorbo & voice

Blue Heron extends its gratitude to The Cricket Foundation in support of the virtual presentation of this concert.

All concert dates, programs and personnel are subject to change without notice.