Aaron Sheehan (Orlando) sings the achingly lovelorn
“Arguably the most important and influential
Early Music event in the world.” —BBC Radio 3
The Boston Early Music Festival is suspending subscription sales for our 2020/21 Season, effective immediately. While we still hope to share nine spectacular programs with you, there is simply too much uncertainty caused by the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic for us to continue selling subscription packages at this time. LEARN MORE »
In response to the coronavirus/COVID-19, BEMF has temporarily closed our administrative office. BEMF administrative staff are working remotely for the immediate future. If you have any Box Office questions, please email Corey King, Box Office and Patron Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. For general questions, please email email@example.com.
The Boston Early Music Festival is suspending subscription sales for our 2020/21 Season, effective immediately.
BEMF at Home
Enjoy videos and streaming audio as we all stay at home.
Almira on CD!
BEMF's latest CD is a recording of Handel's first opera—Almira!
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 annual concerts feature some of the world's most exciting and engaging Early Music artists!
Celebrate 40 years of BEMF at our next Festival and Exhibition, June 6–13, 2021 in Boston.