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2017 Festival & Exhibition | June 11-18, 2017

IMMERSE YOURSELF in what The Times, London hails as “The world’s leading festival of early music.” June 11-18, 2017!

Don't miss the GRAMMY-winning Boston Early Music Festival's opera productions at the 2017 Festival! Tickets go on sale this summer.

Campra's Le Carnaval de Venise

BEMF's Directors and production staff are already hard at work planning the 2017 Festival's Operatic Centerpiece—André Campra's Le Carnaval de Venise. This gorgeous opéra-ballet promises a dazzling parade of extravagant costumes, breathtaking dance, and phenomenal music drawing inspiration from French and Italian traditions. First performed at the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris in 1699, the story follows the trials of young love set against the spectacle of Venice during Carnival season. BEMF's new, fully-staged production is sure to be a feast for the senses.

Pergolesi's La serva padrona & Livietta e Tracollo

Saturday, June 17, 2017 | 8pm
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall

First presented in November, 2014, this phenomenal double-bill will feature an all-star cast in Pergolesi's La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo. You won't want to miss your chance to see why The Boston Globe praised the original performances for having "all the zest and earthy opulance one has come to expect from these outstanding musicians."