Fourth Boston Byzantine Music Festival
Saturday, November 12, 7:30 pm
First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA
Sacred Voices, Sacred Traditions
CAPPELLA CLAUSURA (Amelia LeClair, Director)
HOLY CROSS ST. ROMANOS THE MELODIST BYZANTINE CHOIR (Grammenos Karanos, Director)
KOL AREV (Lynn Torgove, Artistic Director, Amy Lieberman, Music Director)
Performers present the medieval, post-medieval, and contemporary liturgical and paraliturgical music of Christianity and Judaism, including works by the ninth-century Byzantine nun Kassia, the Renaissance lutenist Sulpitia Cesis, the German composer of Jewish liturgical music Louis Lewandowski, and the contemporary composers Joseph Ness and Arvo Pärt.
KOL AREV will be joined by soloist Cantor Elías Rosemberg and violinist Yaeko Miranda Elmaleh, klezmer clarinetist Cantor Becky Khitrik, and accordionist Michael Mclaughlin.
Tickets: $25 • Students: $10 with valid ID
Limited box office sales on the day of performances: $30 per concert (check or credit card only).
DOORS OPEN AT 7:15 PM