Celebrating their 50th birthday this fall, the legendary singers of The Tallis Scholars are back at BEMF on Friday, December 8 with a glorious program that tells the Christmas story from the perspective of the shepherds who came to the manger. Enjoy an excerpt from their December 2020 Virtual Concert for BEMF, Guerrero's Ave virgo sanctissima.
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Celebrate the Season with The Tallis Scholars
Celebrating their 50th birthday, the legendary singers of The Tallis Scholars make their 35th annual appearance for BEMF with a glorious program that tells the Christmas story from the perspective of the shepherds who came to the manger.
BEMF Chamber Opera Series presents The Dragon of Wantley
It's Monty Python meets Handel with the most popular operatic production of the entire 18th century in England. Enjoying a 45-year run. John Frederic Lampe deftly lampoons the excesses of Handelian opera in this hilarious farce of 1736. The Virtual Premiere is Saturday, December 9!
Enjoy a Virtual Concert with I Gemelli
Join of duo of ideally matched tenors as Emiliano Gonzalex Toro and Zachary Wilder bring racy and voluptuous timbres to some of the most beautiful songs of the Italian Baroque. Streaming Now!
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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.