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Declared “a highly welcome addition to the local concert calendar” by The Boston Globe, BEMF’s annual Chamber Opera Series presents gem-like chamber operas, showcasing BEMF’s impressive artistic resources and institutional expertise and “a stageful of superb soloists merged into a superb ensemble” (The Boston Phoenix).

Read the reviews of the November 2008 Chamber Opera Series, featuring John Blow’s Venus and Adonis and Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Actéon.


2009 Chamber Opera

George Frideric Handel's Acis and Galatea

The original 1718 chamber version

    Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 8pm
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs,
Musical Directors

Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
Anna Watkins, Costume Designer
Robert Mealy, Orchestra Leader
Kathleen Fay, Executive Producer
Darren Brannon, Associate Producer
Melinda Sullivan, Assistant to
the Stage Director

Aaron Sheehan, Acis
Teresa Wakm, Galatea
Jason McStoots, Damon
Douglas Williams, Polyphemus
Zachary Wilder, Coridon

Free pre-concert talk with the BEMF opera directors and Handel expert and
MIT Professor Ellen T. Harris

Please click here for details or to purchase tickets.