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2017-2018 Season
Photo: Rolf Schoellkopf


Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors

Amanda Forsythe & Emőke Baráth, soprano
Colin Balzer, tenor; Christian Immler, baritone

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 7:30pm | Vancouver, BC | Learn more
Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 8pm
| Victoria, BC | Learn more
Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2pm
| Seattle, WA | Learn more
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:30pm
| New York, NY | Learn more
Friday, October 6, 2017 at 8pm
| Boston, MA | Learn more
Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:30pm
| Kansas City, MO | Learn more

Steffani: Duets of Love and Passion
BEMF’s GRAMMY-winning Artistic Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs lead the BEMF Chamber Ensemble and a stunning group of vocalists in a program that continues BEMF’s acclaimed exploration of the music of Agostino Steffani. Enjoy rare performances of this great composer’s enchanting vocal duets and see why he was such an essential inspiration in the musical development of the young Handel and has become a hallmark of our organization.

This six-city North American tour coincides with the release of BEMF’s recording on the CPO label of this repertoire with the same singers.

"Playing of sensational quality, personality, and versatility."


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Paul O'Dette, theorbo; Stephen Stubbs, Baroque guitar; Maxine Eilander, Baroque harp; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord; Erin Headley, viola da gamba

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