Boston Camerata Announces 2024-25 Season

By Francisco Salazar

Boston Camerata has announced its 2o24-25 season celebrating its 70th season.

The season opens at the Museum of Fine Arts with “Lands of Pure Delight: 70 Seasons of Music Making.” The music in this program will range through seven centuries across the world, from Medieval France to the early Americas.

Performance Date: Oct. 6, 2024

The company will present two holiday programs. The first program entitled “Hodie Christus Natus Est,” is a retelling of the Nativity. The program will be toured through New England.

Performance Dates: Dec. 1-8, 2024

The second program will be “In Dulci Jubilo: A German Christmas,” with its lush sounds from Renaissance music of the Germanic world.

Performance Date: Dec. 22, 2024

The company will present “Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited.”

Performance Date: Jan. 19, 2025

The company will tour “We’ll be there! American Spirituals Black and White 1800-1900” on the west coast.

Performance Dates: Jan. 25-Feb. 3, 2025

The company will also tour “Borrowed Light” based on Shaker songs in Finland and France.

Performance Dates: Feb. 14-July 23, 2025

The company will present “Trav’ling Home: American Spirituals 1770-1870.” The concert will feature early American songs from the Puritans of New England, the Amish and Mennonites of Pennsylvania, the newly-freed African-American religious communities, and the Shakers and their visionary monodies.

Performance Dates: April 26 & 27, 2025

The season concludes with “A Gallery of Kings: Uses and Abuses of Power ca. 1300.” Commissioned by the Reims Festival for the 800th anniversary of its cathedral, these ancient songs of kingship and its snares resonate strongly down the centuries.

Performance Date: June 22, 2025