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    Exhibition & CD Store

    Fringe Concerts

    Concurrent Events

    Family Day
    Registration Materials
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“The world’s leading festival
of early music.”

The Times, London

“For fans and performers of early music, [Boston] is paradise for a week every other June, when the Boston Early Music Festival sets up its combination concert marathon and trade show.”

The New York Times


Boston Early Music Festival: June 9-16, 2011

You can still purchase tickets for Handel's Almira at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center!

IMMERSE YOURSELF in what The Times, London hails as “The world’s leading festival of early music.” June 9 - 16, 2013!

2013 Festival Events:

• Fully-staged operatic centerpiece, Handel's Almira
• Hear distinguished artists and ensembles in Festival Concerts
• Try out exquisitely crafted instruments at the world-famous Exhibition
• Shop at the BEMF CD Store
• Dozens of Fringe Concerts by established and emerging artists
Lectures, Demonstrations, and Workshops on a broad range of topics
Performance Masterclasses led by Festival artists
Family Day programs, fostering the next generation of early music artists
• and much more!