Festival Concerts | June 9–16, 2019
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra
Robert Mealy, director
Emőke Baráth & Teresa Wakim, sopranos; Christian Immler, baritone
Caroline Copeland & Pierre-François Dollé, dancers
Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 8PM
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
Dreams and Monsters: The theatrical orchestra of Rameau
Celebrate the orchestral imagination of operatic revolutionary Jean-Philippe Rameau in a must-see performance by BEMF’s own star-studded Orchestra. A Festival tradition since 1985, director Robert Mealy leads this astounding collection of instrumentalists in a dramatic and vivid program sure to delight. Enjoy breathtaking sonorities, propulsive and kinetic dance rhythms, heartbreaking arias featuring stellar singers, and guest appearances by dancers Caroline Copeland and Pierre-François Dollé.
Join us at 7pm for a Pre-Concert Talk with Professor Rebecca Harris-Warrick.
“A dynamic, red-blooded performance.”