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June 2015 Festival | Invention & Discovery
Schedule of EventsSchedule of Events

Sunday, June 7 Wednesday, June 10 Saturday, June 13
Monday, June 8 Thursday, June 11 Sunday, June 14
Tuesday, June 9 Friday, June 12 BEMF in the Berkshires

All venues are located in Boston, Massachusetts, unless otherwise stated. Programs, artists, dates, and venues subject to change.

Sunday, June 7
2pm
Pre-Opera Talk
Pre-Opera Talk by Ellen Rosand, George A. Saden Professor Emeritus of Music, Yale
Location to be announced
 
3:05pm
Fanfare
Opening Fanfare with members of the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble
Lobby, Boston University Theatre
 
3:30pm
Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Ulisse | Opening Performance
Boston University Theatre
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7pm
Concurrent Event
Gala Opening Night Reception
Location to be announced
 
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Monday, June 8
8pm
Concert
Hespèrion XXI, directed by Jordi Savall
Folias, Antiguas & Criollas: From the Ancient World to the New World
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 

11pm
Concert

Monica Huggett, Harry van der Kamp, Stephen Stubbs & Friends (in partnership with The Portland Baroque Orchestra)
The Vocal Concerto: Music of Scheidt, Buxtehude, Nicolai, Biber, Bruhns, Weichlein, and Johann Christoph Bach
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
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Tuesday, June 9
5pm
Concert
Concerto Soave
D’Amore consumato: A new music for new loves — The early seicento new monody
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
5:30pm
Pre-Opera Talk
Pre-Opera Talk by Ellen Rosand, George A. Saden Professor Emeritus of Music, Yale
Location to be announced
 
6:35pm
Fanfare
Opening Fanfare with members of the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble
Lobby, Boston University Theatre
 
7pm
Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Poppea | Opening Performance
Boston University Theatre
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11pm
Concert
Late Night Concert
Personnel, program, and location to be announced
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Wednesday, June 10
10am-5pm

Exhibition
Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street
Empire Ballroom & the 5th Floor Conference Suite
 
5pm
Concert
Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam, directed by Harry van der Kamp
Works by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, C. P. E. Bach, and J. S. Bach, including the last unfinished contrapunctus of the Art of Fugue
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
5:30pm
Pre-Opera Talk
Pre-Opera Talk by Ellen Rosand, George A. Saden Professor Emeritus of Music, Yale
Location to be announced
 
6:35pm
Fanfare
Opening Fanfare with members of the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble
Lobby, Boston University Theatre
 
7pm
Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Ulisse
Boston University Theatre
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8pm
Concert
Sequentia, directed by Benjamin Bagby
Frankish Phantoms: Echoes from the Carolingian Palaces (8th–10th centuries)
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
11pm
Concert
Monica Huggett, violin
& Alexander Weimann,
harpsichord
J. S. Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
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Thursday, June 11
9am-4pm
Mini-Festival
Organ Mini-Festival
Location to be announced
 
9:30am-11am
Dance Workshop
Dance Workshop, directed by Caroline Copeland
Session I: Dance of the Late Renaissance
Emmanuel Church Music Room, 15 Newbury Street
 
10am-5pm

Exhibition
Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street
Empire Ballroom & the 5th Floor Conference Suite
 
11:30am-1pm
Dance Workshop
Dance Workshop, directed by Caroline Copeland
Session II: Dance of the Late Renaissance
Emmanuel Church Music Room, 15 Newbury Street
 
5pm
Concert
Three, Four & Twenty Lutes, directed by Paul O'Dette
A revival of the historic BEMF 1989 concert, in memory of the late Pat O’Brien
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
8pm
Concert
Boston Early Music Festival Vocal & Chamber Ensembles
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers for the Blessed Virgin (1610)
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
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11pm
Concert
Norbert Rodenkirchen, Medieval flutes
Hamlin 1284: On the trail of the Pied Piper
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
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Friday, June 12
10am-5pm

Exhibition
Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street
Empire Ballroom & the 5th Floor Conference Suite
 
10:30am-4pm
Mini-Festival
Keyboard Mini-Festival, curated by Darcy Kuronen
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
 
5pm
Concert
Ricercar Consort, directed by Philippe Pierlot
with Céline Scheen, soprano
Rameau in Berlin: Music of Marin Marais, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Ludwig Hesse
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
5:30pm
Pre-Opera Talk
Pre-Opera Talk by Ellen Rosand, George A. Saden Professor Emeritus of Music, Yale
Location to be announced
 
6:35pm
Fanfare
Opening Fanfare with members of the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble
Lobby, Boston University Theatre
 
7pm
Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Ulisse
Boston University Theatre
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8pm
Concert
Vox Luminis, directed by Lionel Meunier
Schütz and the Bach Family
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
11pm
Concert
Musica Pacifica
Dancing in the Isles
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
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Saturday, June 13
10am-1pm Concurrent Event Opera Symposium:
The Monteverdi Trilogy: Ulisse, Poppea, Orfeo
Professor Ellen Rosand (George A. Saden Professor Emeritus of Music, Yale); Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs, BEMF Artistic Directors; Gilbert Blin, BEMF Opera Director; other participants to be announced
Location to be announced
 
10am-5pm

Exhibition
Courtyard Marriott Boston Downtown, 275 Tremont Street
Empire Ballroom & the 5th Floor Conference Suite
 
10am-12 noon
Concurrent Event
Family Day: Session I
Program and location to be announced
 
1pm-3pm
Concurrent Event
Family Day: Session II
Program and location to be announced
 
2:30pm
Concert
Juilliard415 & Royal Academy of Music
Masaaki Suzuki,
conductor
Music of J. S. Bach
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
4:30pm-6:30pm
Masterclass
Masterclass: Ellen Hargis, Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs
17th-century accompanied solo song
Location to be announced
 
8pm
Chamber Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Orfeo
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
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11pm
Concert
BEMF Chamber Ensemble, directed by Robert Mealy
featuring Dark Horse Consort and BEMF Dance Ensemble
Program to be announced
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
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Sunday, June 14
12:30pm
Concert
Michael Form & Friends
Virtuoso Venetian Chamber Music: Works by Vivaldi, Veracini, Albinoni, Sieber, and Marcello
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
 
2pm
Pre-Opera Talk
Pre-Opera Talk
Location to be announced
 
3:05pm
Fanfare
Opening Fanfare with members of the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble
Lobby, Boston University Theatre
 
3:30pm
Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Poppea
Boston University Theatre
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7:30pm
Concurrent Event
BEMF Pub Party
Location to be announced
 
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Saturday, June 20
7pm
Pre-Concert Talk
Pre-Concert Talk
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
 
8pm
Concert
Boston Early Music Festival Vocal & Chamber Ensembles
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Claudio Monteverdi's Vespers for the Blessed Virgin (1610)
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
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Sunday, June 21
1:30pm
Pre-Opera Talk
Pre-Opera Talk by members of the Orfeo directorial team
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
 
3pm
Chamber Opera
Claudio Monteverdi's Orfeo
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
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