BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
Robert Mealy, concertmaster

Sarah Darling, violin| Emily Dahl, violin | Jesse Irons, violin | Abigail Karr, violin
Laura Jeppesen, viola |Phoebe Carrai, cello | Beiliang Zhu, cello
Robert Nairn, double bass |Michael Sponseller, harpsichord

The Boston Early Music Festival is universally recognized as a leader in the field of early music.  Founded in 1980 by leaders in historical performance, the BEMF has promoted early music through a variety of programs, including an annual concert series in Boston and New York, and the biennial week-long Festival which is recognized as “the world’s leading festival of early music” (The Times, London). With an international reputation for groundbreaking work reviving Baroque masterpieces, the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble presents From the Pleasure Gardens of Europe: Eighteenth-century orchestral music to delight and entertain.

“Musically impeccable.”
- The Boston Globe

“The premier international venue for Baroque, Renaissance and Medieval music.”
- American Record Guide

PROGRAM

CORELLI: Concerto grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 7
ARNE: Concerto No. 5 in G minor from Six Favourite Concertos for the Organ, Harpsichord or Piano Forte
HANDEL: Concert grosso in B flat, Op. 6, No. 7 from Twelve Grand Concertos in 7 Parts, Op. 6
JOHN STANLEY: Concerto No. 1 in D major from Six Concertos in 7 Parts, Op. 2
CAPEL BOND: Concerto grosso No. 5 in G minor from Six Concertos in 7 Parts
HANDEL: Dances from Terpsichore

PROGRAM NOTES

 

DINNER WITH DAVID

Enjoy a 3-course catered dinner with Artistic Director David Deveau prior to the concert.  As part of the dinner, David Deveau will interview members of the Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble about early music and the concert program. Tickets: $35

MENU (Catered by Willow Rest)

Preset Salad
Bibb Lettuce with Roasted Beets, Carmelized Red Onion, Gorgonzola, Toasted Nuts with a Citrus Vinaigrette

Entrees
Petite Filet Mignon with Roasted Mushroom Orzo and Brocolini
Or
Roasted Mushroom Orzo with Seasonal Vegetables

Dessert
Assorted Cupcakes

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