2017-2018 SEASON

WELCOME to the extraordinary 2017–2018 Season from the Boston Early Music Festival! Enjoy concerts from some of the most accomplished artists and ensembles in the world.

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Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs
FRIDAY | OCTOBER 6, 2017 | 8PM
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston

BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL
VOCAL & CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

Paul O'Dette Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Amanda Forsythe & Emőke Baráth, soprano
Colin Balzer, tenor; Christian Immler, baritone


Steffani: Duets of Love and Passion
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Le Poeme Harmonique
FRIDAY | NOVEMBER 10, 2017 | 8PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

LE POÈME HARMONIQUE
Vincent Dumestre, director


Danza! Spanish Dances in 17th-century France
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Photo by Kathy Wittman SATURDAY | NOVEMBER 25, 2017 | 8PM
SUNDAY | NOVEMBER 26, 2017 | 3PM
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston

BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL OPERA
Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster


HANDEL'S ALMIRA
OPERA IN CONCERT


Dorothee Mields, Almira
Amanda Forsythe, Edilia

Colin Balzer, Fernando
Christian Immler, Consalvo
Zachary Wilder, Osman
Jesse Blumberg, Raymondo
Teresa Wakim, Bellante
Jan Kobow, Tabarco

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The Tallis Scholars
FRIDAY | DECEMBER 8, 2017 | 8PM
St. Paul Church, Cambridge

THE TALLIS SCHOLARS
Peter Phillips, director


A commemoration of the 500th year of the death of Heinrich Isaac
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Flanders Recorder Quartet FRIDAY | FEBRUARY 23, 2018 | 8PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

FLANDERS RECORDER QUARTET
Cécile Kempenaers, soprano


A Song for all Seasons: Instrumental music and songs from the Renaissance
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Apollo's Fire SATURDAY | MARCH 24, 2018 | 8PM
Emmanuel Church, Boston

APOLLO'S FIRE
Jeannette Sorrell, director


A Night at Bach's Coffeehouse
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Stile Antico SATURDAY | APRIL 7, 2018 | 8PM
St. Paul Church, Cambridge

STILE ANTICO

Tomas Luis da Victoria's Tenebrae Responsories
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Jean Rondeau FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018 | 8PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

JEAN RONDEAU, harpsichord

Music of Johann Sebastian Bach
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Bruce Dickey & Hana Blazikova FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 | 8PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

HANA BLAŽÍKOVÁ
, soprano
& BRUCE DICKEY, cornetto

Breathtaking: A Cornetto and a Voice Entwined
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Jordi Savall FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018 | 8PM
Emmanuel Church, Boston

HESPÈRION XXI
Jordi Savall, director


Celtic Universe: A dialogue between Ancient, Historical, and Modern traditions
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