The Moon Before Yule: A Solstice Celebration

Church of the Good Shepherd (Watertown) 9 Russell Ave, Watertown, MA

This beloved annual tradition—our nineteenth!—features seasonal music of Europe, the British Isles and the New World. This year's program includes French noels, Spanish villancicos, Sephardic songs, shapenote tunes, Irish reels, and more. Jollity guaranteed and audience participation encouraged, with a few surprises along the way. Sophie Michaux, mezzo-soprano Ari Nieh, bass Karen Burciaga, violin, guitar, …

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$20

The Moon Before Yule (Virtual Premiere)

Virtual Events Virtual Events

Enjoy our annual winter solstice concert at home! Our beloved annual tradition heads online once more to bring you seasonal music of Europe, the British Isles, and the New World. This year's program includes a sampling of French Baroque noels, Spanish villancicos, shapenote hymns, Irish reels, and more. Filmed at St. John’s Episcopal Church in …

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Banbury Ale

Church of Saint Andrew (Marblehead) 135 Lafayette St, Marblehead, MA

This winter, we'll bring the best of the Elizabethan pub scene to the present day. In this program we present rousing drinking songs, love ballads both naughty and nice, rustic catches, and energetic country dances from around the British Isles, including plenty of opportunities for audience participation. (There are also some more refined selections for …

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Fair Phoenix: Tales of the Winter Queen

St. Anne's in the Fields 147 Concord Rd., Lincoln, MA

“Fair Phoenix” tells the remarkable story of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia. Born in Scotland in 1596, Elizabeth later married Frederick V of the Palatinate, who ascended to the throne of Bohemia in 1619 only to be deposed the following year. Elizabeth’s brief reign earned her the nickname “The Winter Queen.” We follow The Winter …

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Fair Phoenix: Tales of the Winter Queen

Brattleboro Music Center 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro

“Fair Phoenix” tells the remarkable story of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia. Born in Scotland in 1596, Elizabeth later married Frederick V of the Palatinate, who ascended to the throne of Bohemia in 1619 only to be deposed the following year. Elizabeth’s brief reign earned her the nickname “The Winter Queen.” We follow The Winter …

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The Adventures of Esplandián

St. Anne's in the Fields 147 Concord Rd., Lincoln, MA

Seven Times Salt follows the exploits of knight-errant Esplandián with a new program of 16th-century Spanish music. Our story is loosely based on Las Sergas de Esplandián, a Spanish novel of adventure and romance published around 1500 and considered by many to be the inspiration for Cervantes' Don Quixote a century later. The intrepid Esplandián rides off …

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The Adventures of Esplandián

Church of the Good Shepherd (Watertown) 9 Russell Ave, Watertown, MA

Seven Times Salt follows the exploits of knight-errant Esplandián with a new program of 16th-century Spanish music. Our story is loosely based on Las Sergas de Esplandián, a Spanish novel of adventure and romance published around 1500 and considered by many to be the inspiration for Cervantes' Don Quixote a century later. The intrepid Esplandián rides off …

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$20

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