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Announcing the 2009-2010 BEMF Concert Season,

our 20th anniversary season of performances

in Boston and Cambridge, MA.

Order your tickets today!

Blue Heron Renaissance Choir

directed by Scott Metcalfe

Friday, October 16, 8pm

Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks: Sacred works by

Hugh Aston, Nicholas Ludford, Robert Fayrfax, and others

Emma Kirkby, soprano

Jakob Lindberg, lute

Friday, October 23, 8pm

Musique and Sweet Poetrie: Orpheus in England

Music of Dowland and Purcell


BEMF Chamber Opera Series

Saturday, November 28, 8pm  

Handel’s Acis and Galatea—The chamber version of 1718


directed by Benjamin Bagby

Saturday, January 30, 8pm 

The Rheingold Curse: A Germanic Saga of Greed

and Revenge from the Medieval Icelandic Edda

Vittorio Ghielmi, viola da gamba

Luca Pianca, lute

Friday, February 26, 8pm 

The Golden Age of the Viola da Gamba and the Lute:

Music of Marais, Gallot, Forqueray, S. L. Weiss, and Lidl

Les Folies Françoises

directed by Patrick Cohën-Akenine, violin

Friday, March 19, 8pm 

Great Parisian Masters under Louis XV:

Music of Leclair, Barrière, and Royer

The Tallis Scholars

directed by Peter Phillips

Saturday, March 27, 8pm 

Franco-Flemish Masters of the Renaissance:

Music of Compère, Mouton, Gombert, and Josquin

Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunuya,

and Al-Darwish with Montserrat Figueras, soprano

directed by Jordi Savall, viola da gamba

Wednesday, May 5, 8pm (please note change of date)

Jerusalem: A City of Two Peaces