Music

Music at Amherst Chamber Series Continues with The Boston Camerata’s American Premiere of The Lady Mass of Guillaume de Machaut March 29

March 6, 2013
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Manager of Concert Programming, Production and Publicity
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2012-2013 Music at Amherst Chamber Series continues with The Boston Camerata performing The Lady Mass of Guillaume de Machaut. The concert takes place on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The performance requires tickets and seating is assigned. Tickets may be reserved by calling 413/542-2195 or visiting amherst.universitytickets.com.

The Boston Camerata is a pioneer in the contemporary performance of early music. Celebrated for their ambitious programs executed with exquisite tone and balance, the ensemble was commissioned to develop The Lady Mass of Guillaume de Machaut in celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Reims Cathedral. It is considered a profound vision of medieval spirituality. This program, set alongside Gregorian chants, will receive its American premiere at Amherst.

The box office for this performance opens on Monday, March 18. Ticket prices are $28 for the general public, $22 for senior citizens and $12 for students. Amherst College student tickets are free.

For a complete listing of upcoming Amherst College Department of Music events, visit us on the web: www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/music/events.

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