BEMF’s Video Spotlight
Superstar countertenor Philippe Jaroussky performing the hauntingly beautiful “Sfere amiche” from Steffani’s Niobe, Regina di Tebe at the 2011 Festival. He returns to BEMF this November in a sublime concert program featuring Italian Baroque masterworks inspired by the Orpheus legend, joining with the all-star BEMF Chamber Ensemble and soprano Amanda Forsythe.
“Arguably the most important and influential
Early Music event in the world.” —BBC Radio 3
Coming up at BEMF!
Individual tickets are now on sale for Boston Early Music Festival’s 2019–2020 Season! Plus, don’t forget to pick up our latest CD featuring Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles and Les Arts Florissants.
BEMF in Germany
Thank you to everyone who joined us for a special concert performance of Graupner's Antiochus und Stratonica—this Sunday, August 25 at Musikfest Bremen 2019!
Don't miss our 30th Anniversary Season—starting this fall in Boston. Subscribe today and enjoy performances with Jordi Savall, Philippe Jarousskey, The Tallis Scholars, and so many more!
Our latest CD
NOW AVAILABLE: Enjoy a CD with two chamber operas by Charpentier, Les Plaisirs de Versailles & Les Arts Florissants
Save the dates for our next biennial Festival—June 6–13, 2021!
Who We Are
Since 1981, the Boston Early Music Festival has established itself as an international leader in the field of Early Music. BEMF presents a wealth of diverse programs and activities, including superb productions of Baroque opera, award-winning recordings, an annual concert season that brings the field’s brightest stars to Boston and New York City, and North America’s leading festival for Early Music.
“An absolute delight.” —The New York Times
Our 2019–2020 Season celebrates 30 years of bring Boston concerts from the world’s finest artists and ensembles.
Thank you for joining us for our 20th Festival and Exhibition, June 9–16, 2019 in Boston.
“One of the nation’s foremost Early Music organizations.” —The New Yorker
Meet Our Artistic Leadership