BEMF’s Video Spotlight
Sublime soprano Amanda Forsythe sings
“Arguably the most important and influential
Early Music event in the world.” —BBC Radio 3
Upcoming Concerts at BEMF!
Temmingh & Mields
Thrilling recorder virtuoso Stefan Temmingh and astonishing soprano Dorothee Mields join forces for a program alternating English folk songs with masterpieces by Dowland, Purcell, D’Urfey, Geminiani, and others.
Jordi Savall returns to BEMF!
One of the world’s most enduringly gifted artists, viol virtuoso Jordi Savall- showcases the musical splendor of his Catalan homeland with his famous ensembles, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Hespèrion XXI.
BEMF in Bremen
The BEMF Orchestra returns to the Sendesaal Bremen in Germany for a special concert performance of Graupner's Antiochus und Stratonica on January 26!
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.