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2017 FESTIVAL

Centerpiece Opera

Campra's Le Carnaval de Venise

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Chamber Opera

Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona & Livietta e Tracollo

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Festival Concerts

Solamente Naturali
Miloš Valent, artistic leader
Musica Globus: 17th- and 18th-century folk and dance music from Middle Europe

The King's Singers
Worlds Colliding: Renaissance Heavyweights

Ayreheart
Will You Walk the Woods So Wild: Renaissance Music from the British Isles

Béatrice Martin, harpsichord
La Serenissima: Music of Rameau, François Couperin, Boismortier, Scarlatti, and Vivaldi

Ensemble Correspondances
Sébastien Daucé, director
Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Motets for the House of Guise

Dialogos
Katarina Livljanić, director & musical reconstruction
Swithun!: One saint, three Furies, and a thousand miracles around 1000

Concerto Romano
Alessandro Quarta, director
Bernardo Pasquini's 1687 oratorio, Il San Vito

Micrologus
Patrizia Bovi, director
Carnivalesque: Sex, Lies, and … Musical Tales in 16th-century Venice

Philippe Pierlot, viola da gamba
& Béatrice Martin, harpsichord

Music of Marais, Couperin, and Forqueray

Tembembe Ensamble Continuo
Laberinto en la guitarra

Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra & Soloists
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Stephen Stubbs & Paul O'Dette, Musical Directors
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
George Frideric Handel: La Resurrezion
e

Bruce Dickey & Friends
La Bella Minuta: Florid Songs for Cornetto Around 1600

Cinquecento
Canti Carnascialeschi: A Florentine Carnival

Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano & Rachel Podger, violin
Mozart Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin

Nevermind
Music of François Couperin, Quentin, Telemann, and J. S. Bach

Concerto Palatino
Bruce Dickey & Charles Toet, directors
Echoes of Saint Mark’s: Instrumental Music from the Musical Chapel of the Doge

Quicksilver & Friends
Robert Mealy & Julie Andrijeski, directors
Teutscher Lustgarten: Music for Drinking, Loving, and Lamenting

Kathryn Montoya, recorder
& Kristian Bezuidenhout, harpsichord

Keyboard Mini-Festival: Musical Associations

curated by Darcy Kuronen, Pappalardo Curator of Musical Instruments for the MFA

featuring Béatrice Martin, Ian Watson, and Benjamin Alard

Organ Mini-Festival: Cosmopolitan Encounters

directed by David Yearsley

featuring Benjamin Alard, Christa Rakich, and David Yearsley