Join us in Newbury tonight!

The Lookout: Boston Camerata returns to its roots

This is going to be one splendid concert.

Welcome to Boston’s new chief of arts!

The city’s arts community turned out Monday to welcome Julie Burros, Boston’s new chief of arts and culture. Burros, who until recently was director of cultural planning for Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, sat down for a conversation…
Read more in the Boston Globe.

The hottest brass quartet in the business!

…and you can hear them in a new, revised version of An American Christmas, all through this week at The Boston Camerata’s performances. We can’t wait to sing with them!

Nice mention by Trill in their
top picks for the week!

Sarah Darling picks our Newbury show.

Wondering what to do this week in Boston?

The Boston Globe thinks you should come to our concerts!

The Camerata “American Christmas” cast…

…is returning to Boston from Asheville this afternoon after garnering a standing ovation from a packed house last night. Thank you, dear Carolina friends! Next performance, augmented by a historic brass quartet, in Newbury, Ma. on Thursday, December 18. Come all ye, from Boston’s North Shore, and southern New Hampshire!

Camerata comes to Asheville, NC!

Greetings to all our friends in that part of our country….The performance of “An American Christimas” will take place Saturday, 7:30 P.M., at the First Presbyterian Church. We hope to see many of you there :-) The snapshot is from yesterday’s rehearsal in the church; we are told that the acoustics are really fine.

next week in the Boston area

Enjoy music fom the early years of the American republic, early tune books and manuscripts, a generous selection of carols, New England anthems, Southern folk hymns and religious ballads to celebrate the season.

  • Thursday, December 18 – 8pm
    First Parish Church of Newbury – Newbury, MA
  • Friday, December 19 – 8pm
    Hancock United Church of Christ – Lexington, MA
  • Saturday, December 20 – 8pm
    First Church in Cambridge – Cambridge, MA

Tickets: $24 – $50


It’s by François Camper, who says he came out of retirement in order to write this lovely, touching appreciation of Camerata and of Anne Azéma. Our thanks to him, and we hope to enjoy his presence at many concerts to come!
J’ai raccroché les stylos il y a maintenant quelques années. Pour laisser aux autres le plaisir de rendre compte de leurs belles rencontres musicales. Read the rest of this entry »

We enjoyed reading Mr. Purdy’s reminiscence…

Sing We Noel: Christmas from England and Early America with the Boston Camerata conducted by Joel Cohen
“When I was in college I wanted to audition for the Boston Camerata. Dream on. I’ve loved their work since I was 12. This was recorded in the 70s. In those days I lived in a basement apartment in Boston. Three pilots from Air Nigeria lived across the hall. One of their ideas of a party was blasting track 1 of this CD day and night. I loved it. I never complained.”