DEC 14 + 17


Celebrate the spirit of the season with Boston’s biggest, Baroque-est holiday party! This festive program features a diverse slate of merry masterpieces, sparkling in the December darkness like a starlit sky. Under the direction of H+H principal keyboard Ian Watson, our brilliant orchestra pairs these glad tidings with unparalleled technique and passion. Join us for a Baroque Christmas and give yourself (or someone you love) a holiday gift you’ll treasure.

Also featuring a special performance by the H+H Youth Choruses Chamber Choir, singing music by Gaspar Fernándes.


NEC's Jordan Hall

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Please note the day of the week and time.
Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 7:30PM
SOLD OUT Sunday, December 17, 2023 at 3:00PM


Dall’abaco: Sinfonia in C, Op 6, No. 12
JS Bach: “Nur ein Wink von seinen Händen” from Christmas Oratorio
JS Bach: “Bereite dir, Jesu” from Cantata 147
JS Bach: “Bereitet die Wege” from Cantata 132
Charpentier: Noëls pour les instruments
Vivaldi: “Winter” from The Four Seasons 
Telemann: Trumpet Sonata in D
Scarlatti: Cantata pastorale per la Nativita do Signore Gesu Christo
Brescianello: Chaconne à 6

Also featuring

Fernandes: Two villancicos
with the HHYC Chamber Choir
Alyson Greer Espinosa, conductor

Performed by

Ian Watson, director
Christina Day Martinson, violin
Steven Marquardt, trumpet
Teresa Wakim, soprano
H+H Orchestra

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