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Stunning photomontage by artist Fran Forman framed by Baroque music

Welcome to Our 2022-2023 Season!


A Message from Our Artistic Director, Amelia LeClair


Cappella Clausura has never been just about presenting beautiful music written by women. Our goal is always to promote appreciation for the contributions of contemporary and historical women by delivering immersive and inspiring programs. This season, we are thrilled to be partnering with a variety of local artists, ensembles, and activist organizations to ensure that our concerts are as impactful as they are enjoyable. Be sure to click on the links below and read through our program notes to expand your connection to these works.


We're so glad to have you with us as we commence our 19th season. Thank you for being a valued member of our community. Enjoy the concert!

Join Us This Season for More Innovative Programs!



A specially curated program guest conducted by Dr. Carolina Flores

January 21 & 22, 2023


A multidisciplinary exploration of the life of the Baroque artist

March 11 & 12, 2023


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

May 7, 2023

Renaissance Portraits Program

Il contrasto de' cinque sensi - quintet by Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677)

tutti, guest conductor Coffman


Audivi vocem in caelo - quintet by Raffaella Aleotti (c. 1570-c. 1646)

Larkin, Stone, Logozzo, Vigeant, Valle-Hoag


S'io men vò, morirò - duet Francesca Caccini (1587-c. 1641)

Hadley, Garza, Walhout, Liddell, Iner, Kennedy


Miserere mei deus - quintet by Aleotti



Il mio distruggo et ardo - duet by Caccini

Stone, Daves, Walhout, Liddell, Iner


Io felice / Per lei - quartet by Maddalena Casulana (c. 1544 - c. 1590)

tutti a cappella


Dovio credea le mie speranze - duet by Caccini

Larkin, Repetto, Walhout, Iner, Kennedy


Gli amanti fallitti - quintet by Strozzi

Stone, Chan, Logozzo, Campofelice, Garza, Walhout, Liddell, Iner, Kennedy


Priego ad amore - quintet by Strozzi

soli: Larkin, Hadley, Vigeant, Campofelice, Daves



Ecce iterum/Se je souspire - trio by Margaret of Austria (1480 - 1530)

soli for Part 1: Chan, Vigeant, Lawson, Walhout


Diligam te domine - quintet by Aleotti

Hadley, Bloom, Repetto, Campofelice, Garza, Walhout, Liddell, Iner, Kennedy, Coffman


Silentio nocive - quartet by Strozzi

Repetto, Hadley, Vigeant, Daves, Walhout, Liddell, Iner, Kennedy


Fresche aurette - duet by Caccini

Bloom, Valle-Hoag, Iner (guitar), Kennedy


Non plangete - sextet by Rosa Badalla (ca. 1660 - ca. 1710)

Bloom, Larkin, Repetto, Stone, Hadley, Chan, Walhout, Liddell, Iner, Kennedy


Lasciatemi qui solo - duet by Caccini

Vigeant, Campofelice, Walhout, Liddell


Ben venga - quartet by Casulana

Larkin, Bloom, Logozzo, Valle-Hoag


No sò se quel sorriso - duet by Caccini

Logozzo, Chan, Iner, Kennedy


L'Amante modesto - quintet by Strozzi

soli: Repetto, Bloom, Logozzo, Valle-Hoag, Walhout, Liddell, Iner (guitar), Kennedy

Meet Our Artists

Instrumentalists & Collaborators

Catherine Liddell, theorbo

Pablo Kennedy, theorbo

Charles Iner, theorbo

Emily Walhout, viola da gamba

Sarah Coffman, Guest Conductor

Sheldon Ross, Stage Manager

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.

Meet the Cappella Clausura Team


Amelia LeClair

Artistic Director


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

Harold Dufour
Amelia LeClair

Jim Merola
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.

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