Heron > Concerts > Concert History > December 21 & 22, 2012

Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy

Music by Du Fay, Josquin, Obrecht, Brumel & others

Friday, December 21, 2012 at 8 pm
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden St.

Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 8 pm
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden St.

Join us at the winter solstice and celebrate a Heron Holiday with the glorious music of Franco-Flemish masters! We sing of the mystery of Advent and the joys of Christmas, and visit the courts of Burgundy for a festive New Year.

"Blue Heron...has created a holiday custom of taking audiences to musical realms far beyond the familiar." ~ David Weininger, The Boston Globe

Free pre-concert talk at 7:15 by Sean Gallagher (Boston University) — sponsored in part by The Cambridge Society for Early Music

Scott Metcalfe, director, harp & vielle
Laura Jeppesen, rebec & vielle

voices
Jennifer Ashe, Michael Barrett, Cameron Beauchamp, Pamela Dellal, Paul Guttry, David McFerrin, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Gerrod Pagenkopf, Stefan Reed, Mark Sprinkle, Daniela Tošić

 

Robert Campin, The Annunciation Triptych (Mérode Triptych), c. 1425-30. The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Google Art Project).

Above: Robert Campin, The Annunciation Triptych (Mérode Triptych), c. 1425-30. The Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
(Google Art Project).