Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF)

Fretwork and Orlando Consort
courtesy of the artists

June 18

The viol consort Fretwork and soprano Suzie LeBlanc perform courtly songs from the 16th and 17th centuries, and the the Orlando Consort sings chansons by Machaut.

Kristof Fischer

June 11, 2017

On WCRB In Concert with Boston Early Music Festival, the German baroque ensemble performs a playful program showcasing interpretations of the natural world through music.

courtesy of the London Haydn Quartet

April 23

In an elegant, charming program titled "Verve, Veritas, and Virtuosity," the quartet joins clarinetist Eric Hoeprich at the Boston Early Music Festival for WCRB's In Concert.

Ton Koopman and Amsterdam Baroque
courtesy of the artist

On the program:

Three Chorale Preludes: Erstanden ist der heil'ge Christ, BWV 628, Erscheinen ist der herrliche Tag, BWV 629, and Heut triumphiert Gottes Sohn, BWV 630 - Simon Preston, organ (Klosterkirke, Soro)

Orchestral Suite No. 4 in D, BWV 1069 - Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Andrew Parrott, conductor

Cantata BWV 31 Der Himmel lacht!  die Erde jubilieret (translation) - Barbara Schlick, soprano; Guy de Mey, tenor; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Chorus, Ton Koopman, conductor

Sinfonia from Easter Oratorio BWV 249 (arr. Empire Brass) - Empire Brass; Douglas Major, organ (National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.)

Fretwork and Orlando Consort
courtesy of the artists

March 19, 2017

The viol consort Fretwork and soprano Suzie LeBlanc perform courtly songs from the 16th and 17th centuries, and the the Orlando Consort sings chansons by Machaut, on WCRB In Concert with the Boston Early Music Festival.

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