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Each holiday season, the Waverly Consort's thirteen-member ensemble, under the direction of Michael Jaffee, performs The Christmas Story on tour. This beloved program includes vocal and instrumental hymns, processionals, antiphons, and Mass compositions from the tenth to the fifteenth century. These compositions, arranged as a narrative, evoke the liturgical calendar for Advent and Christmastide. Rooted in music manuscripts and illuminated miniatures of the Middle Ages, the program premiered at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1980.
Listen to a sample of the Waverly Consort.
Above: The Waverly Consort
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Concerts and Performances at The Cloisters
Featuring: Alarm Will Sound in residence, John Zorn, Patti Smith, Arvo Pärt, Chamber Opera at the Met, Philippe Jaroussky, TEDxMET, Rosanne Cash, Adam Gopnik, David Longstreth, and many more.
View the 2013–2014 brochure.
Above: John Zorn
$15 tickets for visitors 30 years or younger on the day of the event on select performances (subject to availability; proof of age required)
Call 212-570-3949 or visit the box office for more information.
Selected concerts throughout the year offer special $1 tickets for kids (ages 7–16) accompanied by an adult purchasing a full-price ticket (maximum three children's tickets per paying adult).
See a list of selected Bring the Kids concerts.
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