2021 Festival | June 6–13, 2021

Festival Operas

Save the dates for our next biennial Festival—June 6–13, 2021! Celebrate 40 years of the Boston Early Music Festival as we honor THE POWER OF WOMEN with two extraordinary operatic masterworks:

CENTERPIECE OPERA: Circé

Music by Henry Desmarest (1661–1741)
Libretto by Louise-Geneviève Gillot de Saintonge (1650–1718)

CHAMBER OPERA: Alcina

Music by Francesca Caccini (1587–ca. 1641)
Libretto by Ferdinando Saracinelli (d. 1640)

Part of a full week of thrilling concerts, the world-famous Exhibition, and so much more! 2021 Festival opera tickets go on sale this summer with the full schedule of concerts available this fall.