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Welcome to 

PSALMS & REQUIEMS

New and Rare Works Performed on an Epic Scale

2021-2022: Our CHRYSALIS Season

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A Message from Our Artistic Director, Amelia LeClair

 

After 21 months without in-person concerts, I had plenty of time to think about what our re-emergence would look like. With our CHRYSALIS season, we have rededicated ourselves to our mission of uplifting marginalized members of the musical world and are challenging ourselves to take an intersectional approach to our work. By partnering with new and existing members of our community and making space for conversation and collaboration, we are confident that our ensemble will come back bigger, bolder, and more beautiful than ever before.

 

We're so glad to be sharing this work with you. Thank you, and enjoy the concert!

Join Us Next Season for Four Innovative Programs!

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Renaissance Portraits

Singer's
Choice

Artemisia

Three
Women

Stunningly reimagined portraits framed by secular music

November, 2022

A specially curated program guest conducted by Carolina Flores

January, 2023

A multidisciplinary exploration of the life of the Baroque artist

March, 2023

A 20th anniversary celebration of the Boston Women's Memorial

May, 2023

Psalms & Requiems Program

Meet Our Artists

Instrumentalists

Violins

Heidi Braun-Hill

Rose Drucker

Lilit Hartunian

Sean Larkin

Heather Braun-Bakken

 

Violas

Daniel Doña

Min Choi

Amelia Hollander Ames

Harp

Nancy Hurrell

Cello

Agnes Kim

Ji Kwon

 

Bass

Nathan Varga

 

Oboe

Catherine Weinfeld-Zell 

 

Timpani

Robert Schulz

Organ & Rehearsal Accompaniment

Heinrich Christiansen

Land Acknowledgement

All of Cappella Clausura’s work and performances take place on Indigenous Lands. As an ensemble based in the Greater Boston area, we are on the traditional and ancestral homeland of the Massachusett, Pawtucket, Pokanoket, and Wampanoag Nations. We make this acknowledgement to offer recognition and respect to the original inhabitants of this place and to their descendants today, especially since the Indigenous history of this area has been erased for four hundred years. We ask our audiences to join us as we continue to learn about the history of this land and provide support for Indigenous communities.

 

Click here to learn more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Women composers deserve their place in the canon. Cappella Clausura is making it happen.

Support our mission by making a donation today.

Thank You to the Sponsors of Psalms & Requiems

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Enjoy more live music in Newton this spring!

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This June, see our newest project with Newton Theatre Company!

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Meet the Cappella Clausura Team

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Amelia LeClair

Artistic Director

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Abby Lass

Executive Director

Board of Directors

Robin Stein, President
Martha Bancroft, Vice-President
Garrow Throop, Treasurer
Abby Rosenberg, Clerk
Shannon Larkin, Chorus Rep
Helen Berger
Arleen Kulin
Amelia LeClair
John Wolff

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Cappella Clausura Is Seeking New Board Members!

Are you passionate about inclusivity and innovation in the arts?

Are you looking to meet new and interesting people?

Are you curious about how non-profits operate?

You may be just who we're looking for!

Cappella Clausura is looking to expand our Board of Directors, starting with our 2022-2023 season! We are looking for diverse and energetic individuals who want to use their skills to uplift our organization and guide it into its next chapter.

 

Whether your background is in music, finance, marketing, education, activism, or another field entirely, we want to hear from you!

Download our Board Prospect Packet for more details and contact Executive Director Abby Lass

to express your interest.