Presented to packed houses in Boston and throughout North America, BEMF is reprising its magnificent production of the original 1718 chamber version of Handel’s cherished pastoral opera Acis and Galatea. GRAMMY Award–winning Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs and renowned Stage Director Gilbert Blin lead a stellar cast headlined by BEMF’s own GRAMMY Award–winning tenor Aaron Sheehan as Acis. Whether seeing it again or for the very first time, this is an extraordinary event you won’t want to miss!
Pre-Opera Talk one hour prior to each performance.
Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
BEMF Chamber Ensemble
Aaron Sheehan, Acis
Melinda Sullivan, nymph
“Richly staged…musically impeccable.”
“The small cast and orchestra created
a wonderful evocation of the early
18th-century and performed with
tour de force,”
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2009 Production Photos (Credit: David Walker)