CONCERT SEASON

While we are not able to present the events we had planned this fall, we remain committed to SHARING THE MUSIC! We have worked closely with two beloved guest ensembles as well as the incredible directors and artists of our own BEMF Chamber Opera Series to present FOUR EXCLUSIVE BROADCASTS. All these are being made available for FREE to BEMF audiences.

We remain committed to compensating the world-class artists who bring these performances to life, now more than ever. While we will present these four events free of charge, donations are deeply appreciated. We are profoundly grateful for the support of our devoted fans and friends around the world. Please visit BEMF.org/support to learn more about making a tax-deductible contribution to the Boston Early Music Festival.

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Nevermind

Anna Besson, flute; Louis Creac'h, violin; Robin Pharo, viola da gamba; Jean Rondeau, harpsichord
The Art of Fugue: Music of Bach, Telemann, and Marais

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2020 | 8PM (EDT)
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Looking Back at Orpheus

A THANKSGIVING WEEKEND STREAMING EVENT!

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BEMF Chamber Opera Series presents

Monteverdi's Orfeo

Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Stage Director

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2020 | 8PM (EST)
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BEMF Chamber Opera Series presents

Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers

Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Stage Director

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2020 | 3PM (EST)
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The Tallis Scholars

Peter Phillips, director
Ave virgo sanctissima: Music for the Virgin Mary

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2020 | 8PM (EST)
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The Boston Early Music Festival has suspended subscription sales for our 2020/21 Season, effective immediately. We hope to announce plans for our spring performances soon!

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Quicksilver

Robert Mealy & Julie Andrijeski, directors
The (very) First Viennese School

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2021 | 8PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

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Stile Antico

Toward the Dawn: Music of Allegri, Taverner, and others

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2021 | 8PM
Emmanuel Church, Boston

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Ensemble Castor
Mireille Lebel, mezzo-soprano

Antonio Vivaldi: Forces of Nature – Love of Nature


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Juilliard415 & Royal Conservatoire

Kristian Bezuidenhout, director
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K. 626

FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021 | 8PM
St. Paul Church, Cambridge

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Ensemble Correspondances
Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano

Sébastian Daucé, director
Perpetual Night: 17th-century Ayres and Songs

SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021 | 8PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational