Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF)

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.

Fretwork and Orlando Consort
courtesy of the artists

Now available on-demand: 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, in concert.

January 29, 2017

Bach expert and champion of baroque music Masaaki Suzuki leads two concerts highlighting Bach and his contemporaries. Hear performances by the Royal Academy of Music and Juilliard415, presented by the the Boston Early Music Festival (June 2015), and the Bach Collegium of Japan, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston (November 2015).

Hear Part 1

Hear Part 2

On the program:

November 20

Hear Monteverdi's Orfeo on-demand on WCRB In Concert with the Boston Early Music Festival.

Bach
Portrait by E.G. Hausmann / Wikimedia Commons

Last month, I threw down a challenge, one that, for those who embrace it, will result in extraordinary concert experiences... and maybe a surprise gift. Now it's time to cowboy up for round 2. Are you up for it?

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