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Early Music Concerts 2015-2016: (US) BEMF's Operas by Monteverdi Air on WCRB

Contributed by admin on Sep 14, 2015

"In a project of unprecedented artistic ambition, the Boston Early Music Festival performed groundbreaking operas by Monteverdi. Now WCRB brings you these performances, Sunday nights in September at 8pm.

Every couple of years, the opera productions from the Boston Early Music Festival inevitably generate some of the most memorable moments on the concert calendar. For the 2015 festival, organizers multiplied the excitement by featuring not just one operatic centerpiece, but three: ...

The Monteverdi Trilogy, including Orfeo, L’incoronazione di Poppea ("The Coronation of Poppea"), and Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria ("The Return of Ulysses to His Country"). ... Join us for these stellar performances this month, Sunday nights at 8pm on 99.5 WCRB. ...

Note: although this post arrives late and the first of the operas aired on 13 September is now past, mark your calendars for the next two airings of: "The Return of Ulysses to His Country" (20 September) and "The Coronation of Poppea" (27 September)

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