Past Seasons

Past Concert Seasons

For 29 years, BEMF has presented an annual concert series featuring the very best Early Music artists in the world. Explore the artists and ensembles that appeared on the BEMF Concert Stage over the last three decades.

2018-2019 Season
Les Talens Lyriques | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | The Tallis Scholars | Ensemble Correspondances | Han Tol & Boreas Quartett Bremen | Jordi Savall & Le Concert des Nations | Benjamin Alard | BEMF Orchestra

2017-2018 Season
BEMF Chamber Ensemble | Le Poème Harmonique | Handel’s Almira: Opera in Concert | The Tallis Scholars | Flanders Recorder Quartet | Apollo’s Fire | Stile Antico | Jean Rondeau | Blažíková and Dickey | Hespèrion XXI

2016-2017 Season
Fretwork and Suzie LeBlanc | Kristian Bezuidenhout | Juilliard415 and Royal Conservatoire | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | The Tallis Scholars | London Haydn Quartet | Hespèrion XXI | Stile Antico | Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | Vox Luminis

2015-2016 Season
Kirkby and Lindberg | Solamente Naturali | Anne Sofie von Otter & Friends | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | The Tallis Scholars | O’Dette and McFarlane | Orlando Consort | Jordi Savall | Koopman and Mathot | Les Arts Florissants

2014-2015 Season
BEMF Vocal & Chamber Ensembles | Kenneth Weiss | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | The Tallis Scholars | The Newberry Consort | Stile Antico | Venice Baroque Orchestra and Avi Avital | Forsythe and Hansen

2013-2014 Season
Sarasa | Ensemble Plus Ultra | BEMF Chamber Opera Series Gala | The Tallis Scholars | London Haydn Quartet | Sequentia | Kristian Bezuidenhout | Stile Antico | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | BEMF Vocal & Chamber Ensembles

2012-2013 Season
Concerto Köln | Hespèrion XXI | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | The Tallis Scholars | Quicksilver | Venice Baroque Orchestra | Luca Guglielmi | Stile Antico

2011-2012 Season
Kirkby and Lindberg | The English Concert and Andreas Scholl | Apollo’s Fire and Philippe Jaroussky | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | Stile Antico | Tragicomedia | Europa Galante | Richard Egarr | Sequentia | The Tallis Scholars | Flanders Recorder Quartet

2010-2011 Season
Stile Antico | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | Symphonie des Dragons | Il Giardino Armonico | Kristian Bezuidenhout | Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment | The Tallis Scholars

2009-2010 Season
Blue Heron | Kirkby and Lindberg | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | Sequentia | Ghielm and Pianca | Les Folies Françoises | The Tallis Scholars | Hespèrion XXI, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Al Darwish

2008-2009 Season
Collegium Vocale Gent | Hespèrion XXI | BEMF Chamber Opera Series | Venice Baroque Orchestra | Sarasa Ensemble | Concerto Palatino | Müllejans and Bezuidenhout | The Tallis Scholars

2007-2008 Season
Teatro Lirico | Le Concert des Nations | Les Voix Humaines and Les Voix Baroques | The Tallis Scholars | The Greek Byzantine Choir | Hantaï, Uemura, and Eichelberger | The Academy of Ancient Music | Hargis and O’Dette | Holloway, ter Linden, and Mortensen | Ensemble Caprice

2006-2007 Season
Flanders Recorder Quartet | Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir | Maute and Bezuidenhout | Venice Baroque Orchestra | The Tallis Scholars | Trio Mediæval | Hargis and O’Dette | BEMF Orchestra and Chorus

2005-2006 Season
Tragicomedia | Concerto Palatino | Europa Galante | The Greek Byzantine Choir | The Tallis Scholars | Paolo Pandolfo | Apollo’s Fire | Hespèrion XXI and La Capella Reial de Catalunya | Bach Collegium Japan | Die Kölner Akademie | Ensemble Doulce Mémoire

2004-2005 Season
Fretwork | Venice Baroque Orchestra | The Tallis Scholars | Ensemble Caprice | Kobow and Bezuidenhout | The Hilliard Ensemble | Tragicomedia | Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

2003-2004 Season
Andrew Manze | Musica Antiqua Köln | The Tallis Scholars | Trio Mediæval | Netherlands Bach Society | REBEL | Scholl and Märkl | Les Talens Lyriques | Hespèrion XXI

2002-2003 Season
La Luna | The Orlando Consort | The Tallis Scholars | Paolo Pandolfo | The Choir of the Church of the Advent | Flanders Recorder Quartet | Hespèrion XXI | Bach Collegium Japan

2001-2002 Season
Ensemble Doulce Mémoire | The Tallis Scholars | Les Arts Florissants | Paul O’Dette | Manze and Egarr | Collegium Vocale Gent | Camerata Köln | The Harp Consort | Sequentia Ensemble

2000-2001 Season
The Academy of Ancient Music | La Luna | The Tallis Scholars | Flanders Recorder Quartet | Les Arts Florissants | Huelgas Ensemble | The Sixteen | Anonymous 4 and Lionheart

1999-2000 Season
The Tallis Scholars | Les Voix Humaines | Musica Antiqua Köln | The Gabrieli Consort, Choir & Players | Favella Lyrica | Ensemble Organum | Benjamin Bagby | Sequentia | Paul O’Dette with The King’s Noyse and Tragicomedia

1998-1999 Season
Hespèrion XX Trio | Sequentia | Romanesca | The Tallis Scholars | Musicians of the Old Post Road | Huelgas Ensemble

1997-1998 Season
The Kuijken Trio | The Tallis Scholars | Les Talens Lyriques | Kirkby and Mortensen | REBEL | The Harp Consort | Anonymous 4

1996-1997 Season
The Tallis Scholars | Sequentia | The Harp Consort | Hespèrion XX

1995-1996 Season
Pieter Wispelwey | The Flanders Recorder Quartet | The Tallis Scholars | Musica Antiqua Köln | The King’s Noyse | The Musicians of Swanne Alley | Bimbetta

1994-1995 Season
Pieter Wispelwey | Sequentia Ensemble | The Tallis Scholars | Hespèrion XX

1993-1994 Season
Tragicomedia | Cantus Cölln | Huggett and Savino | Anne Azéma | Verbruggen and Lindberg | The Tallis Scholars | Hespèrion XX Trio | Choir of the Church of the Advent

1992-1993 Season
Capriccio Stravagante | Musica Antiqua Köln | The Tallis Scholars | Affetti Musicali | Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet | Sequentia

1991-1992 Season
Anonymous 4 and Medieval Strings | Bylsma and Gibbons | The Tallis Scholars | Savall and Koopman | Les Arts Florissants

1990-1991 Season
Sequentia | Musica Antiqua Köln | Kuijken Quartet | The Tallis Scholars | Marion Verbruggen with Ensemble Arion | The Taverner Consort

1989-1990 Season
(co-presented with Charles River Concerts)
The Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble | Hespèrion XX | Les Arts Florissants | Melvyn Tan | Trevor Pinnock | The Tallis Scholars | Amadeus Winds | The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra