Blue Heron

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The vocal ensemble Blue Heron, directed by Scott Metcalfe, has been acclaimed by The Boston Globe as “one of the Boston music community’s indispensables” and hailed by Alex Ross in The New Yorker for the “expressive intensity” of its interpretations. Combining a commitment to vivid live performance with the study of original source materials and historical performance practices, Blue Heron ranges over a wide and fascinating repertoire, including 15th-century English and Franco-Flemish

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  • The Boston-based vocal ensemble Blue Heron's March 2017 release: the fifth installment its 5-CD project to record the best music from the Peterhouse partbooks. The previous volume was hailed by Alex Ross (The New Yorker), for "singing that is both precise and fluid, immaculate and alive". The video includes rehearsal footage, an interview with Music Director Scott Metcalfe and audio samples from Hugh Sturmy's "Exultet in hac die". The new CD has been assigned catalog number BHCD 1007. Video by Kathy Wittman of Ball Square Films. www.blueheron.org

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