Amanda Forsythe

Le Carnaval de Venise with BEMF
Courtesy of BEMF

Now available on demand: the GRAMMY-winning Boston Early Music Festival presents Campra's boisterous, hilarious opera-ballet "Le Carnaval de Venise" in this week's WCRB In Concert!

William Blake [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Saturday at 8pm, Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in music inspired by Shakespeare's effervescent tale of love, including Weber's Oberon Overture, Henze's Symphony No. 8, and Mendelssohn's  A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea, recorded in performance at the 2015 Boston Early Music Festival

Poppea - Amanda Forsythe
Nerone (Nero) - David Hansen
Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble, Stephen Stubbs and Paul O'Dette, musical directors

Download cast list, program notes, and libretto for Poppea

This concert is no longer available.