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of early music.”

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1985 Festival

Teseo

Music by George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)

Libretto by Nicola Haym (16781729)

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Festival Concerts

Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord

Music of George Frideric Handel and Domenico Scarlatti

 

The St. Thomas Choir of New York

directed by Gerre Hancock

Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach: St. John Passion

 

Concerto Castello and Friends

A Schütz Celebration

 

Anner Bijlsma, violoncello

Malcolm Bilson, fortepiano

A Beethoven Recital

 

The Boston Camerata

directed by Joel Cohen

Musica Getutscht: Music of the German Renaissance

 

Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra

directed by Trevor Pinnock

Overtures and Grand Concertos of Bach and Handel

 

Nigel Rogers, tenor

Paul O’Dette and Jakob Lindberg,

    lute, theorbo, tiorbino, and Baroque guitar

Music of Dowland, Kapsberger, d’India, Johnson, Negri, Castaldi, and Sances

 

Bernard Lagacé, organ

J. S. Bach: Die Kunst der Fuge