A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

DEC 20 + 22, 2020

Overview

H+H Principal Keyboard and Associate Conductor Ian Watson will bring light and warmth to the cold Boston winter with a special program of music fit for the season. Performed by members from the superb H+H Orchestra and from Boston’s beautiful St. Cecilia Parish, this concert is presented via stream online.

Please view the program book for this concert here.

Featured Artworks

Gerrit van Honthorst, Adoration of the Christ Child, oil on canvas, 1620s (Uffizi, Florence)

Landscape by Italian School, oil on canvas, 18th century (David David Gallery, Philadelphia, PA)

Anonymous Landscape, 18th century Italian

Location

Online Stream

Dates

Early Access | Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 3:00PM ET
for subscribers and donors of $100 or more, featuring a post-concert Q+A with musicians

Public Premiere | Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 3:00PM ET
for those who register by following the link, with a suggested donation of $10 to defray costs of production and help compensate the musicians

Music

“Veni, veni Emmanuel”
Dall’Abaco: Sinfonia in D Major, Op. 6, No. 12
Charpentier: “A la venue de Noël” from Noëls pour les instruments
Biber: Mystery Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Nativity
Charpentier: “Laissez paître vos bêtes” from Noëls pour les instruments
Torelli: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 8, Christmas Concerto
Telemann: Sinfonia spirituosa

Performed By

Ian Watson, director and keyboards
Emily Marvosh, host
Aisslinn Nosky, concertmaster
Christina Day Martinson, associate concertmaster
Abigail Karr, violin
Julie Leven, violin
Krista Buckland Reisner, violin
Guiomar Turgeon, violin
Julie Leven, violin
Jenny Stirling, viola
Anne Black, viola
Guy Fishman, cello
Sarah Freiberg, cello
Heather Miller Lardin, bass
Jonathan Hess, percussion

This program is made possible in part by the generous support of Nancy and Michael Tooke.


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