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2017-2018 Season
Handel's Almira | OPERA IN CONCERT!

BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin, Opera Director
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster

Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 8pm | Purchase Tickets
Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3pm | Purchase Tickets
NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston, MA

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BEMF’s own GRAMMY Award–winning Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs lead an outstanding cast of 8 internationally renowned singers and the 27 all-star instrumentalists of our famed BEMF Orchestra in a grand concert performance of Handel’s first opera, Almira! Originally presented at the June 2013 Festival, Almira tells a vivid story of intrigue and romance at the Court of Castile. Written when Handel was only 19 years old, Almira already illustrates the genius that would cement his legacy as one of history’s greatest composers. This is truly an extraordinary event you simply won’t want to miss!

Pre-Concert Talk one hour prior to each performance featuring author and Handel scholar Ellen T. Harris.

“A constant delight of anticipation.”
—The Wall Street Journal

Dorothee Mields
 
Amanda Forsythe
 
Colin Balzer
 
Christian Immler
Dorothee Mields
Almira
Amanda Forsythe
Edilia
Colin Balzer
Fernando
Christian Immler
Consalvo
 
Zachary Wilder
 
Jesse Blumberg
 
Theresa Wakim
 
Jan Kobow
Zachary Wilder
Isabelle
Jesse Blumberg
Raymondo
Teresa Wakim
Bellante
Jan Kobow
Tabarco

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