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The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra Through the Years

BEMF Orchestra

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.

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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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