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“A host of world-class events... exceptional quality”

The Boston Globe

Boston Early Music Festival 2012-2013 Season

Concerto Koln

Concerto Koln

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8pm

Emmanuel Church, Boston

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Concertare: Music by Handel, Vivaldi, Telemann, and dall’Abaco

"Concerto Köln offers an exhilarating authentic-band experience.”

—Classic FM (London)


Hesperion XXI

Jordi Savall

Hesperion XXI

Jordi Savall, director


Friday, November 2, 2012 at 8pm

New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston

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Musical Europe: The Golden Age of Consort Viol Music (1500–1700)

“Jordi Savall testifies to a common cultural inheritance of infinite variety. He is a man for our time.”

—The Guardian


Monteverdi's Orfeo
 

TWO PERFORMANCES!
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 8pm
Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 3pm

New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Boston

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Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
Gilbert Blin,
Stage Director
Aaron Sheehan,
Orfeo

“A popular tradition among local early music fans.”

–The Boston Globe


The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars
Peter Phillips, director


Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 7:30pm

St. Paul Church, Cambridge

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Love is Better than Wine: Music for the Holiday Season by Vivanco, Lassus, Pärt, and Praetorius

“Inspiring and deeply moving.”

–The Telegraph


Quicksilver

Quicksilver

Robert Mealy and Julie Andrijeski, directors


Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 8pm

First Church Cambridge, Congregational

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Fantasticus: The Extravagant and Virtuosic Chamber Music of 17th-century Germany

“Their playing is drop-dead gorgeous with a wonderful interplay of timbres.”

—Early Music America


Venice Baroque Orchestra

Venice Baroque Orchestra

Andrea Marcon, director


Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8pm

Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, Cambridge

Canceled due to weather conditions.


Luca Guglielmi, harpsichord & organ

Luca Guglielmi, harpsichord & organ


Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 8pm

First Lutheran Church, Boston

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Double Bach Recital

“The whole performance was gorgeous and elicited a prompt standing ovation.”

—Chamber Music Today


Stile Antico

Stile Antico


Friday, April 5, 2013 at 8pm

St. Paul Church, Cambridge

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Treasures of the Renaissance: Masterpieces from the Golden Age of Choral Music

“Their sound has the urgency and freshness you get from young voices, and an amazing rhythmic vitality.”

—The Daily Telegraph