Upcoming Concerts:

 Musique Pour le Dauphin

  BEMF Fringe  
  June 16, 2017 10:30am
  First Lutheran Church
  Boston, MA

The title given to the heir apparent changed hands quickly in first fifteen years of the 18th century. Instrumental music from François Couperin and dela Barre is surrounded by two aquatic cantatas: Clérambault's Aréthuse was depicted with dolphins swimming about her head while Campra's fabled poet Arion was pictured with his lyre on the back of a dolphin.

Founding Fathers Across the Pond

  Abigail Adams' 1784 Parisian trip included trips organized by Jefferson to the Concert Spirituel for Nabby and John Quincy. Repertoire sung by Jefferson's favorite soprano Mlle Rose Renaud and works by Chevalier de Saint-George.

Moody Food

"Give me some music; music, moody food
Of us that trade in love" (Antony and Cleopatra).

Music of Shakespeare's plays; the amorous, the bawdy, the heart-sore, and the melancholic.


  Music from Molière's stage including works by Lully and Charpentier.

  French Cultural Center
  Alliance Française of Boston and Cambridge

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