Five Borough Songbook, Volume II

November 16, 2017

Our Five Borough Songbook, Volume II completes its citywide tour with a final borough premiere in Brooklyn.

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Lorelei Ensemble

February 9, 2018

The Boston-based Lorelei Ensemble join 5BMF for an innovative program of works for women’s voices from the early Renaissance to contemporary Americana.

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ICE & UpBeat NYC

March 17, 2018

5BMF partners with the International Contemporary Ensemble and UpBeat NYC for a program of new music showcasing student musicians and members of ICE.

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May 11 & 12, 2018

The early music virtuosi of TENET explore the avant-garde music of c.1300 in The Sounds of Time: Songs of the Trouvères, under the guest direction of violinist Robert Mealy.

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5BMF’s 11th Season continues on November 16 with the final “borough premiere” of our acclaimed FIVE BOROUGH SONGBOOK, VOL II at National Sawdust in Brooklyn! An expanded cast of singers and instrumentalists present our collection of 20 songs by 20 composers. Read more…


5BMF: World class chamber music across NYC

Take a musical journey around NYC with Five Boroughs Music Festival! Each season, we bring world-class, affordable chamber music programming to all corners of New York City, showcasing the industry’s best and brightest musical stars in exciting venues all over the boroughs. We invite you to explore our current season concerts, learn more about our special projects, sign up for our mailing list, and learn how you can become part of the 5BMF family