Great reviews for Boston Camerata's 'A Mediterranean Christmas' and 'An American Christmas'
The Chicago Tribune
John von Rhein
Published 16th December, 2005
A Mediterranean Christmas
Boston Camerata and Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble, Joel Cohen, director (Warner Classics).
'If you are looking for an intriguingly different Christmas album, you've come to the right place. Joel Cohen's superb early music group Boston Camerata takes the listener on an absorbing tour of medieval musical cultures of southern Europe and northern Africa, circa 1200-1900... These songs of celebration from (mostly) the Middle Ages are performed with all the stylish conviction and vitality we have come to expect from Cohen's crack ensemble.'
For the full CD review, got to www.chicagotribune.com
The Boston Globe
Published 19th December, 2005
Sounds of Christmas past
Boston Camerata; Joel Cohen, music director
At: First Church Congregational, Cambridge, Friday night
'Of all the Boston Camerata's rotating holiday programs, ''An American Christmas" may be the most unusual and appealing because it is the one that belongs to us.'
The full live review can be seen at www.boston.com
The CD of An American Christmas
is available on Warner Classics.