December 4, 1:00-2:30PM
Amherst Early Music Online Class: Vergine Bella with Annette Bauer, recorder
Compositions from the 15th-17th centuries inspired by Petrarch's poem Vergine Bella. Settings by Guillaume Dufay, Vincenzo Ruffo, Palestrina, Cipriano da Rore, and more. Upper intermediate and higher.
Monday, December 14, 8:00PM
Anne Timberlake's Recorder Messiah
Anne says: It’s the Messiah you didn’t know you needed! Too long have recorder players languished in the cold during the holiday season, watching others play (over and over again) Handel’s masterwork! This holiday season, it’s our turn! In this live 75-minute Zoom session, we’ll tackle some of Handel’s best beloved choruses and airs, making the Messiah our own! Includes three weeks of streaming access.
December 20, 4:30PM and 7:30PM
Seven Times Salt - All the Long Echoes: A Score of Solstice Celebrations
Seven Times Salt celebrates 20 years of our beloved winter solstice concerts. Seasonal music of 16-18th century Europe, the British Isles, and the New World performed with period instruments and dialect. Jollity guaranteed and audience participation encouraged, with a few surprises along the way. Join us and sing back the Sun!
Location: Church of the Good Shepherd, 9 Russell Ave. Watertown, MA