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Blood Water Paint: Cappella Clausura’s Multimedia Production Celebrates Female Baroque Painter and Composer

March 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Cappella Clausura will present Blood Water Paint — a multimedia production celebrating Baroque painter and composer Artemisia Gentileschi — in two performances:

  • March 11 at 8 PM: War Memorial Auditorium at Newton City Hall
  • March 12 at 4 PM: Emmanuel Church in Boston

As described in this article, the production consists of a play by Joy McCullough and cantatas by Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, with eight musicians and six actors portraying 13 characters.  A PowerPoint presentation runs throughout, providing an English translation of the cantatas’ lyrics alongside images of Gentileschi’s art.


Sponsored by Helen A Berger & John Wolff

Content warning: This program contains descriptions of gore and sexual violence.


March 11
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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