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“Boston’s best early-music series.”

— Lloyd Schwartz, The Boston Phoenix

“Some 400 BSO season subscribers, I’m told, exchanged their tickets Saturday night so they could stay home and watch the Red Sox beat the Rockies. Emmanuel Church, on the other hand, was full up for the Boston Early Music Festival’s presentation of Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations...It was every bit as good a show as the Sox put on.”

— Jeffrey Gantz, The Boston Phoenix on the October 27, 2007 concert by Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations

“The Tallis Scholars…demonstrated its fabled precision and purity of intonation, but what distinguished the performance was the corporeal presence of their sound, a subtle viscerality that kept detailed care from tipping over into hermetic precision.”

— Matthew Guerreri, The Boston Globe on the December 7, 2007 BEMF concert by The Tallis Scholars

“Exceptional quality…the series that has presented leading international ensembles.”

— Richard Dyer, The Boston Globe

“A series of crème de la crème international early-music groups.”

— Lloyd Schwartz, The Boston Phoenix

“The series that in recent seasons has brought to Boston many major early music performers.”

—Josiah Fisk, The Boston Herald