$40 General Admission
$28 Groups of 6+
$10 Students/ Seniors with ID

Our 2017-18 Season

Celebrating Works Composed for Queen Mary II

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Hail, Bright Cecilia!

November 19, 2017
5 PM | All Saints Parish, Brookline

A celebration of the two giants of English Baroque music: Purcell and Handel, in a program praising the Patron Saint of Music, St. Cecilia.

Come, Ye Sons of Art Away!

April 15, 2018

Selections from the Incidental Theatre Music of Henry Purcell in collaboration with Ian Watson and the Arcadia Players.

The mission of the Henry Purcell Society of Boston is to present historically informed, vibrant performances of the works of Henry Purcell and his contemporaries. We foster collaborations with other arts organizations to perform the full breadth of Purcell’s compositions: the incidental theater music, operas and semi- operas (in entertaining realizations of the plays for which they were written), odes, symphony songs written for the Royal Court, sacred and secular songs for vocal solo and ensemble voice, and instrumental music. We will also educate audience members on the conventions and style of the English Baroque though our concerts, concert notes and website information.