Cappella Clausura: Hildegard von Bingen’s “Ordo Virtutum”

Eliot Church of Newton 474 Centre St, Newton

Immerse yourself in chanted opera: what Director LeClair calls the very first opera, written around 1150 by Abbess and now St. Hildegard von Bingen, fully staged for modern audiences with 18 women and men lending gender fluidity to the various ancient roles; with Na'ama Lion, flute; Nancy Hurrell, harp; Laura Jeppesen, vielle; and Mike Williams,…

$20 – $35

Cappella Clausura: ReSOUND in the CONVENT

Eliot Church of Newton 474 Centre St, Newton

Immerse yourself in moving constellations of singers, featuring music by virtually every baroque nun we have championed from the Northern Italian baroque, such as Chiara Cozzolani, Raffaella Aleotti, Bianca Maria Media, Sulpitia Cesis, plus new music by Patricia Van Ness and Suzanne Sheppard. With Dan Stepner and Julie Levin, violins; Laura Jeppesen, gamba; and Catherine…

$20 – $35

Cappella Clausura: The Dinner Party illuminated by the spectacular art of Fran Forman!

Eliot Church of Newton 474 Centre St, Newton

Immerse yourself in visual and musical beauty: Cappella Clausura and friends Na'ama Lion, flute; Nancy Hurrell, harp; Catherine Liddell and Charles Iner, theorbos and baroque guitars; and Mike Williams, percussion, gather around a table to sing "after dinner" entertainment part-songs by Barbara Strozzi, Vittoria Aleotti, Rebecca Clarke, and Fanny Mendelssohn, all illuminated by the stunning…

$20 – $35