John Holiday to Deliver Keynote Address at Early Music America’s 2023 Summit

(Credit: Shervin Lainez) Early Music America‘s first in-person Summit will be held in Boston from Oct. 24 -26, 2023. The Summit, themed “Making Connections,” will highlight the community’s cultural diversity and promote sharing and learning. Countertenor John Holiday will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, October 24th, and discuss his career with EMA Executive Director David McCormick, which spans modern {…}

UPDATED: The Boston Camerata to Present ‘Douce Dame Jolie: Guillaume de Machaut’s Last Affair’

The Boston Camerata is set to present “Douce Dame Jolie: Guillaume de Machaut’s Last Affair” on May 7, 2022.*** The showcase, which will take place at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will feature vocalists Anne Azéma, Camila Parias, Deborah Rentz-Moore, Michael Barrett, and Craig Juricka as well as a number of musicians including Shira {…}

Boston Camerata to Stage Its First Digital Opera: ‘Dido and Aeneas, An Opera for Distanced Lovers’

Boston Camerata is marking the 40th anniversary year of the release of its landmark period-instrument recording of Purcell/Tate’s “Dido and Aeneas” with a new digital production of the opera set to stream from November 14-29. The cast is led by mezzo-soprano Tahanee Aluwihare as Dido and baritone Luke Scott as Aeneas. Bookending the performance is a presentation by musicologist Ellen {…}