Performance Masterclasses

2019 Festival | June 9–16, 2019

Performance Masterclasses

An assortment of six Performance Masterclasses by distinguished Festival musicians will be offered throughout the week. BEMF Masterclasses allow students, as well as avocational and professional musicians, to receive a public coaching by some of the top performers in the field today. Auditors are encouraged to attend. Admission is $10 for adults or FREE with a BEMF Pass.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

10am: Vocal Music in J. S. Bach’s Library with Lionel Meunier
First Church Boston

Thursday, June 13, 2019

10am: Italian Vocal Repertoire with Flavio Ferri-Benedetti
Hale Chapel, First Church Boston

2pm: Viola da Gamba with Vittorio Ghielmi (Presented in collaboration with the Viola da Gamba Society of America)
Emmanuel Church Music Room

Friday, June 14, 2019

10am: Voice with Christian Immler
French Cultural Center, Boston

2:30pm: Violoncello & Viola da Gamba with Phoebe Carrai & Erin Headley
French Cultural Center, Boston

Saturday, June 15, 2019

11:30am: Recorder with Stefan Temmingh
Emmanuel Church Music Room

4:30pm: 17th-century Accompanied Solo Song with Ellen Hargis, Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs
New England Conservatory’s Williams Hall

BEMF is now accepting applications for Masterclass participants. Please refer to the application form for further details about each class. Applications are due Friday, April 26, 2019. For more information, please contact Elizabeth Hardy at or 617-661-1812.