Amanda Forsythe

Harry Christophers
Handel and Haydn Society

On WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers conducts Handel's musical drama based on works by Sophocles, with bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu playing the title role.

Le Carnaval de Venise with BEMF
Courtesy of BEMF

November 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Now available on demand: the GRAMMY-winning Boston Early Music Festival presents Campra's boisterous, hilarious opera-ballet "Le Carnaval de Venise" in this week's WCRB In Concert!

William Blake [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Saturday at 8pm, Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in music inspired by Shakespeare's effervescent tale of love, including Weber's Oberon Overture, Henze's Symphony No. 8, and Mendelssohn's  A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea, recorded in performance at the 2015 Boston Early Music Festival

Poppea - Amanda Forsythe
Nerone (Nero) - David Hansen
Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble, Stephen Stubbs and Paul O'Dette, musical directors

Download cast list, program notes, and libretto for Poppea

This concert is no longer available.