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CARNIVAL: June 11-18, 2017
Concurrent Events

Performance Masterclasses

An assortment of six Performance Masterclasses by distinguished Festival musicians will be offered throughout the week. BEMF Masterclasses allow students, as well as avocational and professional musicians, to receive a public coaching by some of the top performers in the field today. Auditors are encouraged to attend. Admission is $10 for adults or FREE with a BEMF Pass.

2017 Masterclass Application (DOC)

2017 Masterclass Application (PDF)

Please refer to the Application Form for specific dates, times, and locations. For more information, please contact Carla Chrisfield, General Manager, at or 617-661-1812.

*The Boston Early Music Festival regretfully announces that originally announced masterclass coaches Christophe Coin and Han Tol will be unable to join us for the June 2017 Festival. Taking their places will be Philippe Pierlot and Debra Nagy, respectively.

Festival Week Pass ($40) provides you with admission to the Exhibition, the BEMF CD Store, Symposia, Dance Workshops, Performance Masterclasses as auditors, Family Day, and Pre-Opera Talks for the entire week, as well as discounts to select Fringe Concerts. Festival Week Passes may be purchased in advance from the BEMF Box Office; Week Passes and Day Passes ($10) will be available at the BEMF Welcome Center at the Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown or at any of the above events during the Festival week.