The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra Through the Years
As the Boston Early Music Festival rolls into town, CNE's Alan McLellan explores the music the BEMF Orchestra has played since the Festival's inception in the 1980s.
On the program:
George Frideric Handel: Sinfornia: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
BEMF Orchestra; Trevor Pinnock, cond.
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in C Major for mandolin, RV 425
Paul O'Dette, mandolin; BEMF Chamber Ensemble; Paul O'Dette & Robert Mealy, co-directors
Johann Friedrich Fasch: Overture in G minor, FWV K: g2
BEMF Chamber Ensemble; Paul O'Dette & Robert Mealy, co-directors
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble: Paul O’Dette and Robert Mealy, directors; Sandra Miller, baroque flute; Robert Mealy baroque violin; Kristian Bezuidenhout, harpsichord
J.S. Bach: Sinfonia from BWV 249 for three trumpets, timpani, two oboes, bassoon, strings, and continuo
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Robert Mealy, concertmaster/director
C.P.E. Bach: Concerto in E-flat major for harpsichord and piano, Wq. 47
Alexander Weimann, harpsichord; Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano; The BEMF Ariadne Baroque Orchestra; Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs, co-directors
George Frideric Handel: Suite in F major, from Water Music
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Trevor Pinnock, conductor
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