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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.