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A Mediterranean Christmas By The Boston Camerata

This Christmas narrative will be retold using songs, chants, and instrumental pieces from the countries of the Mediterranean basin: Spain, Italy, and southern France, as well as north Africa and the Holy Land. Works are drawn from medieval manuscripts and more recent, though still archaic, folklore and oral traditions. The performance will feature voices, early instruments of Europe and the Middle East, and readings of the Christmas story. 

The Boston Camerata  will be joined by SHARQ Arabic Ensemble.

The Boston Camerata includes:Anne Azéma – voice, hurdy-gurdyDirector Camila Parias – voiceDeborah Rentz-Moore – voiceSteven Lundahl – brass, recorderKarim Nagi – percussion, voiceBoujemaa Ragui – oud, ney, voice, percussionMehmet Sanlikol – voice, oudBeth Bahia Cohen – vielle

This performance will take place on several occasions:

Friday, December 18th at 8pmHancock United Church of Christ1912 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA

Saturday, December 19th at 8pmFirst Parish Church of Newbury20 High Rd, Newbury, MA

Sunday, December 20th at 3pmUnion CollegeSchenectady, NY

Monday, December 21st at 8pmFirst Church in Cambridge11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

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