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Amanda Forsythe and David Hansen

Vocal Delights from Monteverdi and Handel

On Friday, April 10, the stars of BEMF’s June 2015 production of Monteverdi’s Poppea—soprano Amanda Forsythe and countertenor David Hansen—are joined by the remarkable musicians of the BEMF Chamber Ensemble and GRAMMY Award-winning Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs for a powerhouse recital featuring gorgeous selections from Poppea, sparkling arias by Handel, and brilliantly virtuosic instrumental gems by Handel and Castello.

You can also see this program in New York City at The Morgan Library & Museum on Thursday, April 9.

Invention & Discovery

Tickets and subscription packages are NOW ON SALE for BEMF's 2015 Festival - Invention & Discovery - June 7-14, 2015.

The Monteverdi Trilogy, the groundbreaking operatic centerpiece of the 2015 June Festival, includes BEMF's own productions of Monteverdi's three surviving operas.

Check out the line-up of sixteen remarkable Festival Concerts, featuring an extraordinary selection of ensembles and artists specializing in Early Music!


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Amanda Forsythe performs the role of Edilia in BEMF's 2013 production of Handel's Almira. You can see her perform Vocal Delights from Monteverdi & Handel on April 10 and in the June 2015 Festival production of Monteverdi's Poppea.

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