BEMF’s Video Spotlight
Philippe Jaroussky performs the hauntingly beautiful “Sfere amiche” from Agostino Steffani’s Niobe, Regina di Tebe at the 2011 Festival. BEMF returns to the operas of Steffani with the North American premiere of Orlando at the June 2019 Festival!
“Arguably the most important and influential
Early Music event in the world.” —BBC Radio 3
Coming Up at BEMF!
Coming in June – The North American premiere of
Agostino Steffani’s Orlando – June 9-16, 2019!
Who We Are
Since 1981, the Boston Early Music Festival has established itself as an international leader in the field of Early Music. BEMF presents a wealth of diverse programs and activities, including superb productions of Baroque opera, award-winning recordings, an annual concert season that brings the field’s brightest stars to Boston and New York City, and North America’s leading festival for Early Music.
“An absolute delight.” —The New York Times
Our 2018–2019 Season features extraordinary programs with the world’s finest artists and ensembles.
Save the dates for our 20th Festival and Exhibition, June 9–16, 2019 in Boston.
“One of the nation’s foremost Early Music organizations.” —The New Yorker
Meet Our Artistic Leadership