On Saturday, October 16, BEMF returned to live performances with the all-star singers and instrumentalists of the BEMF Vocal & Chamber Ensembles performing selections from Monteverdi's late-vocal works on the subject of love. If you missed out, you can still purchase tickets to the virtual premiere on October 30!
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BEMF Vocal & Chamber Ensembles
Virtual Premiere: October 30
GRAMMY-winning Musical Directors Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs lead an all-star collection of singers and instrumentalists in selections from Monteverdi's late vocal works on the subject of love.
Sunday, November 14
BEMF welcomes back Renaissance wind ensemble Piffaro for a compositional journey featuring a vibrant selection of Renaissance counterpoint from Josquin, Morales, Gabrieli, and many others.
BEMF Chamber Opera Series
November 27 & 28
Explore the depth of Telemann's genius with a fascinating pairing of comedy and drama with the GRAMMY Award-winning BEMF Chamber Opera Series!
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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.