In 2004, BEMF initiated a series of recordings to preserve its groundbreaking Baroque opera creations and attempt to fill the gaps in the current discography of Western opera.
Handel’s Almira (2019)
BEMF is back with an all-new recording of our 2013 Festival Centerpiece—Handel's Almira. Written when the composer was only 19, GRAMMY-winning Musical Directors Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs offer the first recording of this entertaining opera on period instruments in nearly 25 years. (3 CD)
Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles & Les Arts Florissants (2019)
2020 GRAMMY nominee for Best Opera Recording! The BEMF Chamber Opera series returns to the music of Marc-Antoine Charpentier with an all-new recording of two chamber operas by the French Baroque master. (1 CD)
Conradi’s Ariadne (2005)
BEMF's first commercial opera recording features the 2003 Festival Operatic Centerpiece and earned BEMF a GRAMMY nomination. (Out of Print, 3-CD Set)