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The Christmas Oratorio by Heinrich Schütz - December 7

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Musica Nuova and The Weckmann Project are pleased to present the Christmas Oratorio (Weihnachtshistorie) by Heinrich Schütz, in a rare dramatization of this Baroque masterwork.

Jeffrey Grossman of The Sebastians will lead an esteemed ensemble including Parthenia: A Consort of Viols in the historic Zion German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brooklyn Heights. Under the stage direction of Walker Lewis, the singers of Musica Nuova will depict the Christmas story through staging and movement

After the performance children are invited to an instrument petting zoo where they can meet instruments such as the theorbo, cornetto, viola da gamba, and sackbut, the fabulously names early trombone.

Note: If you prefer to reserve tickets now but pay at the door, please email info@musicanuova.org with your name, the number of guests, and what type of tickets you would like (general or child under 10). We can accept cash or check at the door. Thank you!

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Sun Dec 7, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
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General Admission $10.00
Children under 10
Venue Address
125-131 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Musica Nuova and The Weckmann Project
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