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2019 Festival | June 9-16, 2019
Agostino Steffani's Orlando

Fully Staged Centerpiece Opera
Steffani's Orlando

Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 3:30pm | Select Your Seats »
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7pm | Select Your Seats »
Friday, June 14, 2019 at 7pm
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Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 3:30pm
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Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA

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In a fantastical world of wizards and dragons, the heartbroken knight Orlando spirals into self-doubt and madness in Steffani’s 1691 mastepiece, Orlando generoso. Delight in a captivating tale of intrigue and magic, with enchanted castles, an opulent foreign court, estranged lovers, a lecherous king, and a scheming wizard. Steffani’s stunning theatricality comes to life with gorgeous, period-inspired costumes, brilliant sets, breathtaking flying machines, and truly ravishing music. LEARN MORE »

BEMF Chamber Opera Series: Handel's Acis and Galatea

BEMF Chamber Opera Series
VERSAILLES: Portrait of a Royal Domain

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8pm | Select Your Seats »
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, Boston, MA

Friday, June 21, 2019, at 8pm | Select Your Seats »
Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 3pm
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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA

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Experience a musical feast inspired by the splendor and majesty of Versailles at the height of Louis XIV’s reign. Enjoy two chamber operas, Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles and Lalande’s Les Fontaines de Versailles, alongside divertissements from Lully’s incomparable opera Atys, in a stellar encore performance of the sumptuous 2016 BEMF Chamber Opera Series production. LEARN MORE »