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A Springtime Soirée | Saturday, March 19, 2016 | The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common

A Smashing Springtime Success!

The 2016 Springtime Soirée was a tremendous success, by all accounts! With a beautiful new venue, sparkling cocktails and a sumptuous meal, fabulous live and silent auctions, and glorious performances by BEMF favorites Amanda Forsythe, Aaron Sheehan, and Jesse Blumberg—a wonderful time was had by all. To top it off, we raised nearly $45,000 in support of our GRAMMY-winning Baroque Opera Recording Project, and over $160,000 in total!

These funds will very directly help sustain and grow BEMF's artistic and educational programs—including our annual concert series, Baroque opera productions, biennial June Festivals, Young Artists Training Program, and more—and we are so grateful for the generous support of all who contributed to our beautiful BEMF Springtime Soirée!

Saturday, March 19, 2016
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, 10 Avery Street

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Photos from our 2016 Springtime Soirée

Scenes from the BEMF's 2016 Springtime Soirée, Saturday, March 19, 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, Boston. Photos by Kerry Brett, Kerry Brett Lifestyle Portraits.

Posted by Boston Early Music Festival on Friday, April 8, 2016

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Photos from our 2014 Springtime Soirée

Ingeborg and Friedrich von Huene, BEMF Founders; and David Coffin, Auctioneer. Photo by Kathy Wittman. David Cook, Treasurer; Donald Goldstein, Overseer; and Lewis Patsavos. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Fabien Fieschi, Consul Général de France à Boston and his wife, Yuki; and Kathleen Fay, Executive Director. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Yuki and Fabien Fieschi; Elaine Uzan Leary; Miles Morgan, Overseer; Eric Jausseran and Emmanuelle Marchand, French Consulate. Photo by Kathy Wittman.
Soirée attendee Jay Santos and BEMF Artists (L to R) Mark Williams, Caitlin Klinger, David Evans, Ryan Began, Caroline Copeland, and Carlos Fittante. Photo by Kathy Wittman. (R to L) Richard Dix, Corporation Member; and Gregory Bulger, Overseer; with Soirée Guests. Photo by Kathy Wittman. George McCully and Marillyn Zacharis. Photo by Kathy Wittman. BEMF Artist Jason McStoots with Kenneth Ritchie and Paul Schmidt. Photo by Kathy Wittman.
Photo by Kathy Wittman. Paul O’Dette, Artistic Director. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Gilbert Blin, Opera Director. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Beiliang Zhu, Artist. Photo by Kathy Wittman.
David Evans. Photo by Kathy Wittman. David Coffin. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Brit d’Arbeloff, Board of Directors. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Photo by Kathy Wittman.
Mark Williams. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Robert Mealy, Orchestra Director; and Beiliang Zhu. Photo by Kathy Wittman. Ryaan Ahmed and Paul O’Dette, Artists. Photo by Kathy Wittman.

Our sincere thanks to everyone who joined us for A Springtime Soirée! Photos by Kathy Wittman.

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