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June 2015 Festival | The Monteverdi Trilogy
The Monteverdi TrilogyThe Monteverdi Trilogy

Since 1981, BEMF Opera productions have been the centerpiece of the biennial Festival and Exhibition, reproducing the Baroque's stunning palette of sound by bringing together today's leading operatic superstars and a wealth of instrumental talent from across the globe to one stage. For the June 2015 Festival — "Invention & Discovery" — BEMF is planning an unprecedented presentation of The Monteverdi Trilogy led by a single Artistic Team as part of one extraordinary week.

Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria | Learn More
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 3:30pm | Boston University Theatre, Boston
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7pm | Boston University Theatre, Boston
Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7pm | Boston University Theatre, Boston

Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea | Learn More
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7pm | Boston University Theatre, Boston
Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 3:30pm | Boston University Theatre, Boston

Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, Favola in Musica | Learn More
Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 8pm | NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston
Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 3pm | Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington

BEMF will present staged productions of Monteverdi's three survivng operas, L'Orfeo, Favola in Musica, Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, and L'incoronazione di Poppea as well as the Vespers of 1610 all led by BEMF's Grammy-Award nominated Artistic Directors Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs, Opera Director Gilbert Blin, and Orchestra Director Robert Mealy. This once-in-a-lifetime celebration of Monteverdi and his most monumental works will feature an all-star cast of singers, instrumentalists, and dancers from across the globe forming the centerpiece of what BBC3 Radio has called "arguably the most important and influential Early Music event in the world".

Monteverdi: Ulisse
Monteverdi: Poppea
Monteverdi: Orfeo

Tickets for The Monteverdi Trilogy are on sale now! The full schedule of concerts and events for the week-long Festival to be announced later this year. Save the dates for this extraordinary musical event.

"Arguably the most important and influential Early Music event in the world." -BBC3 Radio