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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

Boston Baroque

North America's First Permanent Baroque Orchestra

one star

68.27

10 Guest Street Suite 290
Boston, MA 02135
tel: (617) 987-8600   Web Site
EIN: 04-2530131

Board Leadership
David Friend
Chairman

CEO
Jennifer Ritvo Hughes
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.27 one star
  Financial 57.72 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Boston Baroque, founded in 1973, is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America and according to Fanfare Magazine, is widely regarded as “one of the world's premier period-instrument bands.” The Boston-based ensemble produces lively, emotionally charged, groundbreaking performances of Baroque and Classical works for today's audiences performed on instruments and using performance techniques that reflect the eras in which the music was composed.

Boston Baroque, founded in 1973, is the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America and according to Fanfare Magazine, is widely regarded as “one of the world's premier period-instrument bands.” The Boston-based ensemble produces lively, emotionally charged, groundbreaking performances of Baroque and Classical works for today's audiences performed on instruments and using performance techniques that reflect the eras in which the music was composed.

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Financial

one star

57.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
68.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 124.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Baroque on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Baroque on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Baroque (MA) 68.27 one star
Utah Symphony & Opera (UT) 94.50 four stars
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra (IN) 92.22 four stars
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association (CA) 90.62 four stars
Chamber Music Northwest (OR) 95.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $879,710
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $39,149
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $15,100
Total Contributions $933,959
   Program Service Revenue $427,500
Total Primary Revenue $1,361,459
   Other Revenue $11,334
TOTAL REVENUE $1,372,793
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $972,222
   Administrative Expenses $323,650
   Fundraising Expenses $193,418
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,489,290
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-116,497
   
Net Assets $-150,969

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Orchestral Performances $972,222 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2020 68.27 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 04-2530131
Name in IRS Master File BOSTON BAROQUE INC
NTEE Code A68
NTEE Classification Music
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (90) Cultural performances
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,917 5.23% Miguel Rodrigquez Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$102,510 6.88% Martin Pearlman Music Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Baroque (MA) 68.27 one star
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (WI) 88.96 three stars
Colorado Symphony (CO) 85.36 three stars
Allentown Symphony Association (PA) 88.95 three stars
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra (IN) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Baroque
10 Guest Street
Suite 290
Boston, MA 02135
tel: (617) 987-8600
fax: (617) 987-8603
EIN: 04-2530131

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Board Leadership

David Friend
Chairman

CEO

Jennifer Ritvo Hughes
Executive Director

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