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Festival Concerts
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In addition to the Festival Operas, each Festival presents a series of concerts showcasing the most accomplished artists and ensembles in early music. Experience a thrilling journey encompassing more than one thousand years of music from around the world in a diverse selection of engaging musical programs.

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Monday, June 12
AFTERNOON CONCERT | 5pm

Solamente Naturali

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SOLAMENTE NATURALI
Miloš Valent, artistic leader, violin, viola & voice
Jan Rokyta, cimbalom, recorders, duduk, clarinet & voice
Dagmar Valentová, violin & voice
Peter Vrbinčík, viola & voice
Juraj Kováč, violoncello & voice
Tibor Nagy, double bass
Soma Dinyés, harpsichord
Baykal Dogan, percussion

Musica Globus: 17th- and 18th-century folk and dance music from Middle Europe
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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EVENING CONCERT | 8pm

The King's Singers

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THE KING'S SINGERS
Patrick Dunachie, countertenor
Timothy Wayne-Wright, countertenor
Julian Gregory, tenor
Christopher Bruerton, baritone
Christopher Gabbitas, baritone
Jonathan Howard, bass

Worlds Colliding: Renaissance Heavyweights
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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LATE NIGHT CONCERT | 11pm

Ayreheart

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AYREHEART
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Brian Kay, voice, lute & komuz
Will Morris, colascione
Matthias Rucht, percussion

Will You Walk the Woods So Wild: Renaissance Music from the British Isles
The Fenway Center at Northeastern University
77 St. Stephen Street, Boston



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Tuesday, June 13
AFTERNOON CONCERT | 5pm
Béatrice Martin

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BÉATRICE MARTIN, harpsichord

La Serenissima: Music of Rameau, Couperin, Boismortier, Scarlatti, and Vivaldi
The Fenway Center at Northeastern University
77 St. Stephen Street, Boston



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EVENING CONCERT | 8pm

Ensemble Correspondances

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ENSEMBLE CORRESPONDANCES
Sébastien Daucé, director

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Litanies & Pastorale sur la naissance de notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston


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LATE NIGHT CONCERT | 11pm

Dialogos

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DIALOGOS
Katarina Livljanic, director & musical reconstruction

Swithun!: One saint, three Furies, and a thousand miracles around 1000
The Fenway Center at Northeastern University
77 St. Stephen Street, Boston



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Wednesday, June 14
AFTERNOON CONCERT | 5pm
Concerto Romano

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CONCERTO ROMANO
Alessandro Quarta, director

Bernardo Pasquini's 1687 oratorio, Il San Vito
Emmanuel Church
15 Newbury Street, Boston



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EVENING CONCERT | 8pm
Micrologus

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MICROLOGUS
Patrizia Bovi, director

Carnivalesque: Sex, Lies, and ... Musical Tales in 16th-century Venice
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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LATE NIGHT CONCERT | 11pm
Christophe Coin

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CHRISTOPHE COIN, viola da gamba
& BÉATRICE MARTIN, harpsichord


Music of Marin Marais, François Couperin, and Antoine Forqueray
The Fenway Center at Northeastern University
77 St. Stephen Street, Boston



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Thursday, June 15
MINI-FESTIVAL | 9am to 4pm
Organ Mini-Festival

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ORGAN MINI-FESTIVAL

Cosmopolitan Encounters
9am: Benjamin Alard
11:30am: Christa Rakich
2pm: David Yearsley

The First Lutheran Church of Boston
299 Berkeley Street, Boston

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AFTERNOON CONCERT | 5pm

Tembembe Continuo Ensamble

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TEMBEMBE ENSAMBLE CONTINUO

Laberinto en la guitarra
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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EVENING CONCERT | 8pm
BEMF Orchestra

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BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Stephen Stubbs & Paul O'Dette, Musical Directors
Robert Mealy, Concertmaster

featuring
Karina Gauvin, Angelo
Teresa Wakim, Maddalena
Aaron Sheehan, San Giovanni
Christian Immler, Lucifero
Kelsey Lauritano, Cleofe
and
Christophe Coin, viola da gamba

George Frideric Handel: La Resurrezione
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

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LATE NIGHT CONCERT | 11pm
Bruce Dickey

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BRUCE DICKEY & FRIENDS
Bruce Dickey, cornetto
Joanna Blendulf, viola da gamba
Maria Christina Cleary, harp
Liuwe Tamminga, organ

La Bella Minuta: Florid Songs for Cornetto Around 1600
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston


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Friday, June 16
MINI-FESTIVAL | 10:30am to 4pm
Keyboard Mini-Festival

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KEYBOARD MINI-FESTIVAL

Curated by Darcy Kuronen, Pappalardo Curator of Musical Instruments, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

10:30am: Béatrice Martin, clavichord
12:30pm: Ian Watson, fortepiano
2:30pm: Benjamin Alard, harpsichord

Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

PLEASE NOTE: All Keyboard Mini-Festival tickets will be held for pick-up at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on June 16.

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AFTERNOON CONCERT | 5pm
Cinquecento

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CINQUECENTO

Canti Carnascialeschi: A Florentine Carnival
Emmanuel Church
15 Newbury Street, Boston



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EVENING CONCERT | 8pm
Bezuidenhout & Podger

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KRISTIAN BEZUIDENHOUT, fortepiano
& RACHEL PODGER, violin


Mozart Sonatas for Fortepiano and Violin
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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LATE NIGHT CONCERT | 11pm

Nevermind

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NEVERMIND
Anna Besson, flute
Louis Creac’h, violin
Robin Pharo, viola da gamba
Jean Rondeau, harpsichord

Music of François Couperin, Jean-Baptiste Quentin, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Louis-Gabriel Guillemain
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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Saturday, June 17
AFTERNOON CONCERT | 2:30pm
Concerto Palatino

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CONCERTO PALATINO
Bruce Dickey, director & cornetto
Doron David Sherwin, cornetto
Veronika Skuplik & Julie Andrijeski, violin
Simen van Mechelen, Greg Inges, Charles Toet & Joost Swinkels, trombone
Liuwe Tamminga, organ

Echoes of Saint Mark’s: Instrumental Music from the Musical Chapel of the Doge
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

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LATE NIGHT CONCERT | 11pm
Quicksilver

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QUICKSILVER & FRIENDS
Robert Mealy & Julie Andrijeski, directors & violin
David Morris, viola da gamba
Charles Weaver, theorbo & Baroque guitar
Dominic Teresi, dulcian
Greg Ingles, trombone
Avi Stein, harpsichord
Bruce Dickey & Doron David Sherwin, cornetto

Teutscher Lustgarten: Music for Drinking, Loving, and Lamenting
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston



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Sunday, June 18
AFTERNOON CONCERT | 12:30pm

Boreas Quartett Bremen

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BOREAS QUARTETT BREMEN
Han Tol, guest artist and Alexander Tol, narrator
Luise Manske, Julia Fritz, Elisabeth Campollion & Jin-Ju Baek, recorder

Shakespeare in Love: The Golden Age of Venetian Consort Music at the English Court
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston