2017

march
 

Treasures of Devotion:
Spiritual Song in Northern Europe 1500-1540

Music of personal devotion from the early Renaissance, reflecting the spirituality of homes, family circles, and small chapels in an age of intense religious renewal. Prayers, songs, chants, including music for the Virgin, meditations on the cross, and astonishing reworkings of the day’s popular melodies to sacred texts by Josquin, Agricola, Compère, Senfl, Clemens non Papa, and others. Presented in collaboration with Boston University. Anne Azéma, director, voice; Michael Barrett, voice, lute; Daniel Hershey, voice; Joel Frederiksen, voice, lute; Shira Kammen, vielle, harp; Andrew Arceci and Carol Lewis, violas da gamba.
25
7:30pm, Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA  *
26
1:00pm, The Cloisters, New York, NY  *

july
 

Tristan & Iseult:
A Medieval Romance in Poetry and Music

Camerata presents our groundbreaking telling of the Tristan and Iseult legend at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival. Based on the original 12th-century sources, this medieval romance with narration weaves original elements together with staging and light for a truly unique concert experience. Ticket information will be announced this spring.
8
8:00pm, Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., Rockport, MA  *
 

Liberty and Love:
A Summer Sampler

We offer a summer buffet of music for our Maine friends, plus a sneak preview of our 2017-18 season! An opening set of love songs, chants, and spirituals from medieval France, is followed by a feast of home-cooked ballads, Revolutionary partsongs, and paeans to American heroes, with pieces from the earliest Maine songbooks. Ticket information will be announced this spring.
29
2:00pm, Head Tide Church, Head Tide Church Road, Alna, ME  *


Subscribe: RSS | iCal