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
Upcoming Concerts at BEMF!
"La Storia di Orfeo"
BEMF reunites with superstar countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and sublime soprano Amanda Forsythe for a gorgeous concert pastiche of the Orpheus legend. THANKSGIVING WEEKEND in Boston!
The Tallis Scholars
Celebrate the holidays in high style with the legendary voices of the Tallis Scholars: Friday, December 6 in Harvard Square.
The 2019/20 Season is here! Enjoy concerts with Jordi Savall, the Venice Baroque Orchestra, Stile Antico and more. Save 10% when you purchase 3 or more programs!
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 bringing Boston audiences 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.