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    The Newberry Consort

    Presented by at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    February 6, 2015


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    The Newberry Consort

    Rosa das Rosas: Cantigas de Santa Maria

    The Newberry Consort has delighted audiences with provocative and ravishingly beautiful programs for nearly three decades. The ensemble, led by co-directors David Douglass and Ellen Hargis, returns to BEMF in a spellbinding multimedia performance of selections from the Cantigas de Santa Maria with singers from Boston’s own Exsultemus. The Cantigas, a gorgeous collection of medieval Spanish songs in praise of the Virgin Mary that are replete with tales of saints, sinners, and miracles, come alive in a presentation incorporating projected images of the lavish illustrations from the original 13th-century manuscripts commissioned by King Alfonso X of Castile.


    First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    11 Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:

    Tickets: $66 / $49 / $38 / $19


    General Day and Time Info:

    There will be a pre-concert talk at 7pm.



    Phone: 617-661-1812

    Parking:

    Parking is limited, but available spots can usually be found along the residential streets near the church. A parking permit is not required on Sundays. There are two accessible (or disability) parking spaces on Garden Street in front of the church. Remember that use of these spaces requires a disability plate or placard.



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